Audio Contribution over IP (ACIP)

Helps Members to improve their audio contribution over IP services.

To deliver high-quality audio feeds over the Internet, broadcasters rely on streaming audio over IP networks. To ensure quality and reliability over IP, broadcasters must consider a number of factors, including: forward error correction, diversity, low latency, error correction, redundancy and robust encoding/decoding. Most commercial buildings now have Ethernet cabling, so it is easier to create IP links. However, it is critical that broadcasters ensure their provider is aware of the quality of service necessary for contribution-quality TV links.

EBU Technology & Innovation Workplan

Every two years, the EBU develops a roadmap for technology and innovation activities based on the requirements and inputs given by EBU Members. The result of this roadmap is our bi-annual EBU Technology & Innovation Workplan. Strategic programmes and project groups are set up to focus on specific areas of interest. To access the latest Workplan, click here.

Project closed

The topic of Audio contribution over IP was part of the EBU's Strategic Programme on Future Networked Systems. This topic is now closed. The EBU would like to thank the Project Group for their hard work. Please refer to the publications tab for additional information about this topic. 


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