MBONE: Multicasting Tomorrow's Internet

Who operates the MBONE?

You may be surprised to learn that no one is actually in charge of the MBONE's topography of event scheduling. Much like the Internet itself, the MBONE's growth has been based on mutual cooperation between network service providers and users. The MBONE community is active and open. Work on tools, protocols, standards, applications, and events is a cooperative international effort. Cooperation is essential due to limited bandwidth on many networks (for example, on intercontinental links).

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