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Question 1: ________ protocols were developed to reduce the data replication (and consequent server/network loads) that occurs when many recipients receive unicast content streams independently.
Content delivery networkMulticastIP multicastIPTV

Question 2: Of course, using a ________ protocol the server sends out only a single stream that is common to all users.
IP multicastIPTVContent delivery networkMulticast

Question 3: Hence, such a stream would only use 300 ________ of serving bandwidth.
Data rate unitsBit rateGigabitMegabyte

Question 4: Reliable protocols, such as the ________ (TCP), guarantee correct delivery of each bit in the media stream.
IPsecIPv6Internet ProtocolTransmission Control Protocol

Question 5: ________ (P2P) protocols arrange for prerecorded streams to be sent between computers.
File sharingBitTorrent (protocol)FreenetPeer-to-peer

Question 6: One ________ of video encoded at 300 kbit/s (this is a typical broadband video in 2005 and it is usually encoded in a 320×240 pixels window size) will be:
YearDayHourClock

Question 7: increased access to networks, especially the ________
World Wide WebInternet Relay ChatE-mailInternet

Question 8: However, this problem can be mitigated by elements such as caching servers, digital ________, and buffered media players.
Set-top boxBroadcast flagCoupon-eligible converter boxATSC (standards)

Question 9: In general, ________ content has a large volume, so media storage and transmission costs are still significant; to offset this somewhat, media are generally compressed for both storage and streaming.
FilmThe artsElectronic mediaMultimedia

Question 10: Streaming media are ________ that are constantly received by, and normally presented to, an end-user while being delivered by a streaming provider (the term "presented" is used in this article in a general sense that includes audio or video playback).
The artsElectronic mediaMultimediaFilm
















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