Extension to LDP-VPLS for Ethernet Broadcast and Multicast

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Last updated 2015-12-07 (latest revision 2015-06-05)
Replaces draft-ietf-l2vpn-ldp-vpls-broadcast-exten
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This document proposes a simple extension to LDP-VPLS to improve bandwidth efficiency for Ethernet broadcast/multicast traffic within a carrier's network. It makes use of unidirectional point-to-multipoint PseudoWires to minimise payload frame duplication on physical links.


Frederic JOUNAY (frederic.jounay@orange.ch)
Yuji Kamite (y.kamite@ntt.com)
Zhihua Liu (zhliu@gsta.com)
Manuel Paul (Manuel.Paul@telekom.de)
Ruediger Kunze (ruediger.kunze@telekom.de)
Mach Chen (mach.chen@huawei.com)
Lizhong Jin (lizho.jin@gmail.com)

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