This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2007. Therefore this version remains current.
This Recommendation | International Standard specifies the Enhanced Communications Transport Protocol (ECTP),
which is a transport protocol designed to support Internet multicast applications over multicast-capable IP networks.
This Recommendation | International Standard specifies the ECTP for the simplex multicast transport connection that
consists of one sender and many receivers. This Recommendation | International Standard specifies the protocol
procedures for the following protocol operations:
a) connection creation with tree creation;
b) multicast data transmission;
c) tree-based reliability control with error detection, retransmission request and retransmission;
d) late join and leave;
e) tree membership maintenance; and
f) connection termination.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2002-06
Edition : 1Number of pages : 27
Technical Committee:Telecommunications and information exchange between systems
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