TCP/IP Class D Address Overview
version 4 addresses of 184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11 are
set aside through IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority)
as a special class of addresses for Multicast uses.
present, ISPs are unable to allocate Class D address space
to their customers. These addresses must be allocated
Class D addresses are only required if you wish to be a
multicast source. You can still receive multicast data
without the need for a separate Class D address.
TCP/IP Class E Address Overview
version 4 addresses of 240.0.0.0 to 254.255.255.255 are set
aside by IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) as
a special class of addresses for experimental and future
address of 255.255.255.255 broadcasts to all hosts on the
local network and therefore is not to be considered as part
of the E class of IP addresses.
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