MBONE

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MBONEMulticast Backbone
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The existing Internet multicast backbone can be used to handle this in a distributed manner.
MBONE: Multicast Backbone, a service carrying real-time audio/video over the Internet and used to carry the first- ever rock concert on the Internet, by the Rolling Stones, in 1994.
MBONE stands for Multicast Backbone. Live video-conferences take place on the MBONE, using UNIX workstations to receive the multimedia bit streams and present the audio and video components on high-resolution monitors.
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