Issue No.04 - July/August (2004 vol.8)
Chris Metz , Cisco Systems
Mallik Tatipamula , Cisco Systems
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2004.1
IP multicast offers a bandwidth-efficient means for transmitting packets to multiple hosts for applications that require multiparty communications. Coupled with IPv6's larger address space, its inherent multicast support will enable current and future Internet-ready devices to support multiparty applications such as videoconferencing, P2P gaming, and data feeds.
Chris Metz, Mallik Tatipamula, "A Look at Native IPv6 Multicast", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.8, no. 4, pp. 48-53, July/August 2004, doi:10.1109/MIC.2004.1