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unicast

Unicast is a connection type in which a transmitter is connected to a receiver

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Connection types

Connection types

Unicast says nothing about directional operation, whether unidirectional or bidirectional, but merely indicates that two communication partners are communicating with each other directly or via a network

. Unicast corresponds to a point-to-point connection (P2P). A typical example of unicast is making a phone call to another party. In addition to unicast, there are also anycast, multicast and broadcast transmission options.

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