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IEC panel says IMS late but OK

Jun 19, 2007 12:00 AM

Industry expectations for the IP multimedia subsystem shouldn’t change, given that more than 75% of service providers worldwide consider it a core architecture for IP-based converged services. But the real market ramp won’t come for another year or more, according to a panel of experts at an IEC “Deploying IMS” panel Monday...
Argela develops ad-subsidized VoIP platform

Jun 25, 2007 6:37 PM

A little known Turkish company may have found a way to turn mobile voice from cheap to plain free. IMS application developer Argela Technologies brought its Multimedia Sponsored Call server to the U.S. at NXTcomm last week, demonstrating an application that plays ads while a caller is waiting for his or her phone call to connect...
AT&T’s Video Share goes live

Jun 19, 2007 4:21 PM

AT&T commercially launched its first IP multimedia subsystem application at NXTcomm, revealing that it is offering its video sharing service in three U.S. markets this month and plans to expand the platform across its national 3G network by the end of July and eventually to across its broadband and TV networks....
IEC panel says IMS late but OK

Jun 19, 2007 12:00 AM

Industry expectations for the IP multimedia subsystem shouldn’t change, given that more than 75% of service providers worldwide consider it a core architecture for IP-based converged services. But the real market ramp won’t come for another year or more, according to a panel of experts at an IEC “Deploying IMS” panel Monday...
BEA joins Tekelec in Open IMS

Jun 18, 2007 10:58 AM

Following up on a strategic partnership with HP around an open IP multimedia subsystem approach, Tekelec and BEA announced this week at NXTcomm that the two have completed interoperability testing and BEA will join the partnership...
VoIP: The Killer App for IMS

Jun 6, 2007 1:19 PM

The quest for the killer app for IP multimedia subsystem, or IMS, continues at a feverish pace these days, fueled by successes in the Web applications space from companies such as YouTube....
PICMG hosts members showcase at NXTcomm

Jun 4, 2007 12:32 PM

PICMG, the industry group focused on peripheral interconnection specifications for communications hardware, will be hosting a PICMG Technologies Showcase at NXTcomm 2007 later this month, the association said today...
Maturity of IPTV evident at NXTcomm

May 18, 2007 4:30 PM

While still in its early stages, IP-based TV, or IPTV, has grown up dramatically in the last year, according to equipment vendors preparing their exhibits for NXTcomm in Chicago June 18-21...
Stephenson makes NXTcomm debut

May 16, 2007 5:06 PM

The newest chairman and CEO of the largest U.S. telecom service provider will get a coming-out party of sorts at NXTcomm next month...
Onemax chooses Veraz for IMS/WiMAX

May 14, 2007 8:53 PM

Caribbean broadband wireless operator Onemax has selected softswitch and media gateway vendor Veraz Networks for deployment of an IP multimedia subsystem-over-WiMAX solution...
AppTrigger launches first Application Session Controller

Apr 23, 2007 9:09 AM

A Dallas software company today announced a new network element, designed to help service providers offer existing and new services over multiple access networks, in advance of IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS) deployment...

Function over form

Jun 7, 2007 12:00 AM

Had there been a NXTcomm in, say, 380 B.C.E., one of the panelists in the last session of the last day, third in line to give his presentation to a sparse crowd of hung-over Westerners and eager, bright-eyed Easterners, would likely have been a gadfly named Plato. And when it was his turn to speak, he would have risen from his klismos, forsaken his notes and PowerPoint presentation and forcefully extolled the virtues of form...


Looking for intell on the next form factor

Jun 7, 2007 12:00 AM

It was June 2003 in Atlanta when Howard Bubb, vice president and general manager of Intel's network processing group, was evangelizing about modularity and throwing his company's considerable weight behind the emerging Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA or ATCA)...

TekCore Session Manager

May 21, 2007 11:42 AM

Tekelec (Booth #5915) is promoting its TekCore Session Manager with SIP signaling router (SSR) capability at this year’s NXTcomm show. With TekCore’s SIP SSR functionality, carriers can offer next-generation, multimedia services with the overhead of deploying a full-scale IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) network...

IMS security analysis for service providers

May 24, 2007 11:54 AM

Service providers, cable operators and their network product providers share a common goal of reducing customer downtime, support costs, and building customer loyalty. Traditionally, there has been limited visibility into attack surfaces, and security or robustness metrics for all IP-based products let alone those involved with the implementation of IP multimedia subsystem ...

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