How do you put a TV station on the Mbone?

George Bonser gbonser at
Fri Apr 29 21:21:06 UTC 2011

> Imagine: multicast internet radio! Awesome!
> I have a feeling streaming is going to stay unicast.
> Multicast is a great technical solution in search of a good business
> problem.
> --
> Tim:>

Multicast is perfect for a live event.  Unicast is best for "on demand"
viewing of something.

An event such as today's wedding, a conference viewed in real-time, a
sports event, etc. is well-suited for multicast.

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