Webcasting is any technology that enables automatic delivery of information from Web sites on the Internet. For example, you might make use of webcasting to receive a weather report update every 10 minutes. An example of a technology that enables webcasting is the Channel Definition Format (CDF) technology included with Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4.0 and later.
Webcasting in Internet Explorer 4 can be divided into three categories:
The term “webcasting” is sometimes used to refer to the broadcasting of radio programs over the Internet.