Support Multicast Services Using Proxy Mobile IPv6

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Authors Akbar Rahman  , Carlos Bernardos  , Ignacio Soto 
Last updated 2011-07-11
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The MULTIMOB group has specified a base solution to support IP multicasting in a PMIPv6 domain [RFC6224]. In this document, an enhancement is proposed to the base solution to use a multicast tree mobility anchor as the topological anchor point for multicast traffic, while the MAG remains as an IGMP/MLD proxy. This enhancement provides benefits such as reducing multicast traffic replication and supporting different PMIPv6 deployments scenarios.


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