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Digital transmission has been replacing analogue transmission in telecom and broadcast networks, and the different communication systems are converging. The old network services, such as telephony, television and data services were first followed by multimedia services, and now by the current (r)evolution towards rich media based services, in which audio, video and data are treated seamlessly.

This document, prepared by Directorate D of the European Commission's DG Information Society, provides an overview of the impact of rich media on home networked audiovisual systems.

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Record Number: 2956 / Last updated on: 2003-11-25
Category: POLI