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Introduction to IP Multicast routing
This paper, from 3Com, describes the benefits of multicasting, the Multicast Backbone (MBONE), Class D addressing, and the operation of the Internet
Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and explores a number of different algorithms that may potentially be employed by multicast routing protocols.
This page, from Cisco Systems, describes design considerations for multipoint communications.