Networking - Define Broadcast, Unicast and Multicast

Define Broadcast, Unicast and Multicast.

Unicast: A term used in communication to describe a piece of information to send from one point to another. There are only sender and receiver. All LANs support unicast transfer mode and most applications that employ TCP transport protocol uses unicast messaging.

Broadcast: A term used for describing communication that is sent a piece of information from one point to all other points. There is one sender and multiple receivers. All LANs support broadcast transmission.

Multicast: A term described in communicating a piece of information sent from one or more points to a set of other points. The senders and receivers are one or more.
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