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.

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

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  • 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.

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  • Him and his friend knew how multicasting worked and could talk to several different people at once over the transmission.

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