Transmission method in which one device communicates with several devices with a single transmission. In contrast to broadcasting (in which a message or signal is sent to all connected devices) a multicast message is transmitted only to the selected device(s). See also narrowcasting and unicasting.

Use multicasting in a sentence

  • You need to try and use multicasting to the best of your abilities to make it easier for your company to communicate.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
  • When the CEO of the clothing company wanted to communicate with just his top executives by sending them the same message, he utilized multicasting rather than sending a message that would reach each employee of the company.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
  • Him and his friend knew how multicasting worked and could talk to several different people at once over the transmission.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos

Popular 'Data Management, Communications, & Networks' Terms

Have a question about multicasting? Ask for help in the
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z