Deployment Issues for the IP Multicast Service and Architecture

  title={Deployment Issues for the IP Multicast Service and Architecture},
  author={Christophe Diot and Brian Neil Levine and Bryan Lyles and H. Kassem and Doug Balensiefen},
IP multicast offers scalable point-to-multipoint delivery necessary for using group communication applications on the Internet. However, the IP multicast service has seen slow commercial deployment by ISPs and carr iers. The original service model was designed without a clear understanding of commercial requirements or a robust implementation strategy. The very limited number of applications and the complexity of the architectural design — which we believe is a consequence of the open service… CONTINUE READING
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