Multicast Wifi Problem Statement

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Charles Perkins  , Mike McBride 
Last updated 2016-01-07 (latest revision 2015-07-06)
Replaced by draft-ietf-mboned-ieee802-mcast-problems
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There have been known issues with IP Multicast, in an 802.11 environment, which have prevented the deployment of multicast in these wifi environments. The mboned working group would like to gather the problems of wifi multicast into one problem statement document so as to offer the community guidance on current limitations.


Charles Perkins (
Mike McBride (

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