Method and apparatus for distributing content in a communication network

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9628854
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14499869

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Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving decoded satellite signals, obtaining media channels from the decoded satellite signals, selecting a portion of the media channels for distribution to a plurality of media processors, encoding the portion of the media channels selected according to a satellite distribution protocol, such as a protocol that facilitates satellite switching, to generate satellite encoded content, formatting the satellite encoded content according to a transport protocol to generate formatted content, and providing the formatted content for distribution to the plurality of media processors via a communication network, such as a single wire communication network or other network. Other embodiments are disclosed.

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AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.RENO, NV6956

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Barzegar, Farhad Branchburg, US 354 15334
Fuchs, Mitchell Harvey Toms River, US 19 947
Gerszberg, Irwin Kendall Park, US 456 21127
Medamana, John Babu Colts Neck, US 34 713

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