06101180 is referenced by 169 patents and cites 30 patents.

A method of multicasting digital data to a user accessing an Internet connection is disclosed. The method includes placing digital data that is to be multicast in IP protocol to generate IP digital data. The IP digital data is transmitted from a transmission site to a remote Internet point of presence through a dedicated transmission channel substantially separate from Internet backbone. The dedicated transmission channel may be, for example, a satellite channel. At the remote Internet point of presence, the IP digital data is multicast for delivery to at least one receiving Internet user's apparatus connected to but distal from the remote Internet point of presence.

Title
High bandwidth broadcast system having localized multicast access to broadcast content
Application Number
8/969164
Publication Number
6101180
Application Date
November 12, 1997
Publication Date
August 8, 2000
Inventor
Roswell R Roberts III
San Diego
CA, US
Thomas C Ballister
Reno
NV, US
Ian A Lerner
San Diego
CA, US
Laurence A Fish
San Diego
CA, US
Larry W Hinderks
Reno
NV, US
Jeffrey A Dankworth
Reno
NV, US
Paul W Donahue
Reno
NV, US
Agent
Robert C Nixon & Vanderhye P C Ryan
Assignee
Starguide Digital Networks
NV, US
IPC
G06F 13/00
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