The Age provides an overview
of IPTV, next-generation networks, triple-play, and what it means for telecoms. If you're new to the technology, this is a good read.
The article also offers a view on the Australian regulatory environment and industry, "As I have often written in the past, the Australian Government does not realise any of this is happening. Its ridiculous attempts to restrict certain types of service to certain media have made it a laughing stock in the industry. Digital TV has been hamstrung by restrictions on licences and the less said of the datacasting debacle the better. And they think broadband is ADSL." Check it out in its entirety