Whois-RWS

Network
Net Range224.0.0.0 - 239.255.255.255
CIDR224.0.0.0/4
NameMCAST-NET
HandleNET-224-0-0-0-1
Parent
Net TypeIANA Special Use
Origin AS
OrganizationInternet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
Registration Date1991-05-21
Last Updated2013-08-30
CommentsAddresses starting with a number between 224 and 239 are used for IP multicast. IP multicast is a technology for efficiently sending the same content to multiple destinations. It is commonly used for distributing financial information and video streams, among other things.

A full list of IPv4 multicast assignments can be found at:

http://www.iana.org/assignments/multicast-addresses

A document describing the policies for assigning multicast addresses can be found at:
http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc5771
RESTful Linkhttps://whois.arin.net/rest/net/NET-224-0-0-0-1
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