Why does HTTP use TCP as the transport layer protocol?

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Why does HTTP use TCP as the transport layer protocol?

  • to ensure the fastest possible download speed
  • because transmission errors can be tolerated easily
  • because HTTP requires reliable delivery
  • because HTTP is a best-effort protocol
    Answers Explanation & Hints:

    When a host requests a web page, transmission reliability and completeness must be guaranteed. Therefore, HTTP uses TCP as its transport layer protocol.

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