Chapter 7. Multicast for VPLS and Carrier Ethernet Networks
In this chapter we take a look at the possible options available for offering Multicast in a carrier Ethernet environment, with VPLS as the carrier infrastructure for offering various services to end customers. We also detail on the building blocks of a Broadband wholesale network and some widely deployed architectures for delivering multi-play services.
In previous chapters, we discussed the various options available for deploying Multicast for BGP MPLS VPNs, starting from the earlier Draft-Rosen implementation to the Next Generation framework. In this chapter we look at the possible options available for offering Multicast in a carrier Ethernet environment, ...