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RELIABLE MULTICASTING IN WIDE AREA ISDN

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007576D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-08
Document File: 2 page(s) / 119K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Jingsheng Fu

Abstract

Multicasting is not well addressed in wide area network. The present invention provides a method and apparatus for reliable multicast in wide area ISDN. The invention uses D channels to send data to set up circular connections to all members in a multicast group, then, uses B channels to send data to all members in a multicast group. Further, it uses D channels to acknowledge data transmissions, and reporting problems back to the sender.