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Deploying Next Generation Multicast-enabled Applications by Srinivas Mulugu, Vinod Joseph

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Chapter 7. Multicast for VPLS and Carrier Ethernet Networks
In this chapter we take a look at the possible options available for offering Multicast in a carrier Ethernet environment, with VPLS as the carrier infrastructure for offering various services to end customers. We also detail on the building blocks of a Broadband wholesale network and some widely deployed architectures for delivering multi-play services.

7.1. Introduction

In previous chapters, we discussed the various options available for deploying Multicast for BGP MPLS VPNs, starting from the earlier Draft-Rosen implementation to the Next Generation framework. In this chapter we look at the possible options available for offering Multicast in a carrier Ethernet environment, ...

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