IP multicast

   An Internet standard that allows a single host to distribute data to multiple recipients.
   IP multicasting can deliver audio and video content in real time so that the person using the system can interact with the data stream. A multicast group is created, and every member of the group receives every datagram. Membership is dynamic; when you join a group, you start to receive the datastream, and when you leave the group, you no longer receive the datastream.

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