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IP multicast
A technique that allows packets to be simultaneously transmitted over the Mbone (multicast backbone on The Internet) to a selected set of destinations. Note: Standard Internet traffic requires a separate set of packets for each destination. IP multicast allows for one set of packets to be sent to multiple destinations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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