A New Authoritative Glossary for the Streaming Industry

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Protocol (Application)

Transport Stream

Transport stream is a container format encapsulating packetized elementary streams of audio, video and other data for transmission and storage purposes. It is the main format in digital satellite, cable and IPTV.

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This glossary is developed and maintained by the Streaming Video Alliance Industry Resources Committee. If you have questions about the glossary or the Alliance, you can contact the organization.