Internet Group Management Protocol

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Internet Group Management Protocol

This communication protocol is based on the IP protocol and is used to support group communication. IGMP allows for IP-multicasting that enables the transmission of IP packages to many receivers with one transmission, and this is a requirement for technologies such as Internet television.

Source:

http://www.aeris.com/iot-dictionary/

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Group_Management_Protocol