TVPAK - (Microsoft TV Platform Adaptation Kit) - The former name used by Microsoft for Microsoft's client and server software platform for high-bandwidth, interactive televisionThe client software included an electronic program guide with interactive features. According to a statement from Microsoft, the server software could be integrated with the network operator's systems for billing, customer service, network management and video on demand. It evolved and became known as "Microsoft TV Platform" and later "Microsoft Mediaroom."

Advanced Services Platform (ASP)


Application Platform


Content Delivery Platform

Cross-platform (Maybe known as Platform Independent, Platform-neutral, Interoperability, Platform Interoperability or Platform Agnostic.)

Cross-platform EPG Client

Digital in-room Interactive TV Platform

Digital Media Platform - (DMP)


DVB Multimedia Home Platform

Free-to-air Digital Terrestrial Platform

MHP - (Multimedia Home Platform)

Middleware (TV)

Multiple-platform Delivery Schemes

OCAP - (The OpenCable Applications Platform {Specification})

Open Media Platform (OMP)


Out-of-home Internet Platform - Ways subscribers access the Internet when they are not at their home. This includes notebook PCs and mobile phones.

Platform Integration

Reference Platform - (May be known as Reference and Development Platform)

Secondary Platform

Sky Interactive Platform

Unbundled Network Elements-Platform (UNE-P, UNE-Platform)

Video on Demand Platform Providers

Visa Open Platform

Web-based Platform - When the primary platform is the Web.