Networking - Explain why use Multicasting

Explain why use Multicasting.

- When the same message or packet needs to be sent to multiple destinations, multicasting is used.

- Within campus and offices, using multicasting file distribution can be done.

- System messages, news and videos can be sent at the same time.

- More commonly used for audio and video streaming.

- Used for programming on MBone which allows the users at high-bandwidth points to receive video and sound programming.

- It also uses a protocol which allows the signal to be encapsulated as TCP/IP packet.
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