Uncommon Wisdom

May 12 2008   7:08PM GMT

Common P2P architecture could threaten IMS

Tom Nolle Tom Nolle Profile: Tom Nolle

A number of developments, especially a rumored suggestion of cooperation among 15 common carriers to produce a P2P-model IMS-competing, voice-over-IP architecture that would be open to developers, suggest that the telco space is shifting its view of the future to accommodate the death of voice as a profit engine and the need to develop connections with the web community to create richer applications. While the move is hopeful, it is also a major culture shift for the operators and perhaps most especially for the equipment vendors that support them. We’ll be looking at equipment vendor views on open software platforms and programs while at NxtComm this year, and we’ll report on the results.

 Comment on this Post

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when other members comment.

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

Share this item with your network: