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This Recommendation | International Standard specifies the Enhanced Communications Transport Protocol (ECTP),

which is a transport protocol designed to support Internet multicast applications over multicast-capable IP networks.

This Recommendation | International Standard specifies the ECTP for the simplex multicast transport connection that

consists of one sender and many receivers. This Recommendation | International Standard specifies the protocol

procedures for the following protocol operations:

a) connection creation with tree creation;

b) multicast data transmission;

c) tree-based reliability control with error detection, retransmission request and retransmission;

d) late join and leave;

e) tree membership maintenance; and

f) connection termination.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2002-06
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 27
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6
    Telecommunications and information exchange between systems
  • 35.100.40
    Transport layer

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