What is TV OTT?

TV OTT, or Internet Protocol Television, is a relatively new and still evolving technology that AT&T is using todeliver TV service. AT&T is the only national service provider to offer a 100-percent IP-based TV service,AT&T U-verseSM TV. IP technology means that your TV, PC, home phone and wireless devices can beintegrated to all work together, giving you unmatched features, more control and more personalization.

Why TV OTT is Different Than Cable Technology?

TV OTT is a different, improved technology than “traditional” cable or satellite TV, and it allows for more flexibility withinthe network. TV OTT enables two-way interactivity, versus a traditional, one-way cable or satellite broadcast network.The two-way TV OTT network means viewers have more options to interact, personalize and control their viewingexperience.IP technology also allows for more flexibility within your home network. With IP, all of the U-verse receivers in yourhome — no matter which room they are in — are connected on the same high-speed home network. This lets youwatch shows recorded from your DVR on any TV in the house. You can also connect gaming consoles, laptops andother devices to your home network using the Ethernet port on the back of your set-top box.