Fragmentation slows IPTV adoption

Will Internet Protocol TV follow the path of other interactive-TV platforms, blazing onto the scene only to fizzle into a minor market that leaves pundits grasping for explanations?
IPTV is the real deal, sources said, noting that operators in Europe and Asia have already pulled off successful deployments. Many of those pioneers are telcos that earlier deployed broadband over digital subscriber lines for Internet data service and are now expanding into IP voice and video for “triple play” service.