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multipoint connection

A multipoint connection is a type of connection where one of the user network interfaces has a distribution function. It is the simultaneous connection with more than two user interfaces or interfaces to a central facility in the network.

Point-to-multipoint transmission

Point-to-multipoint transmission

For example, when multiple data stations are connected to a data processing facility via a node facility over the same line, this is a multipoint connection. This type of connection is referred to in the TKO as a node connection. The multipoint connection may be fixed or switched. The counterpart of the multipoint connection is the point-to-point( P2P) connection. In the point-to-multipoint connection( P2MP), the transmission is multicast: one to a group.

Englisch: multipoint connection
Updated at: 13.04.2018
#Words: 115
Links: connection, user network (USENET), data, data processing (DP), vertical interconnect access (PCB) (via)
Translations: DE

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