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MULTICAST BACKBONE (MBONE) Definition & Legal Meaning

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Internet sub-networks and routers in a virtual network specifically designed to carry heavy data traffic such as multimedia transmission for audio/video conferencing, as well as weather satellite images. Mbone allows simultaneous transmission to multiple addresses. Most internet traffic is unicast, one user connecting to one source at a time. Contrast to Unicasting.


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