The transport of a single data gram or packet of information from one network node to a destination node or multiple nodes without establishing a network connection.
a type of service in which no pre-determined path or link has been established for transfer of information, supported by AAL 4.
Refers to those network communications which emphasize broadcast methods and unacknowledged delivery. UDP is a protocol that supports this type of service. Supports higher throughput speeds for real-time applications. See also User Datagram Protocol (UDP).