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Nokia: New SIP App Server for Fixed-Mobile Convergence

February 11, 2005

 

nokiaA SIP application server will converge legacy voice and SIP-driven VoIP.

Nokia Corporation announced the launch next week of its Telecommunications Application Server (TAS) which will allow mobile operators to deliver standard mobile telephony services to customers independent of fixed VoIP or mobile cellular access.

These features would include Caller ID and SMS, as well as Intelligent Network features such as Prepaid. A part of the Nokia IMS solution portfolio, the Nokia TAS is built upon the 3GPP Rel 4 compliant Nokia MSC Server system.

Its functionality can be added to any existing Nokia MSC Server with a software upgrade, providing a cost-efficient implementation of VoIP that meets carrier-grade requirements.

Nokia also announced the second quarter release of its Presence Solution 2.0, adding SIP support which allows operators to apply Presence to SIP-based applications, such as its Push-to-talk-overCellular (PoC). Then PoC users will be able to detect the presence of another mobile before initiating the PoC call.

Chinese Equipment Giant to Provide TV-over-IP in Delhi, India

January 18, 2005

 

In a partnership with local ISP Atlas Interactive, ZTE Corporation of China will introduce a TV-over-IP service in India as part of a broadband voice, video and data service.

ZTE Corporation of China announced a strategic alliance with Atlas Interactive (Private) Ltd of India under which the two companies will cooperate in introducing TVoIP to four cities in the Delhi region of India.

Expected to be worth more than one billion Rupees, the alliance involves supplying and commissioning a TVoIP network as the foundation for a range of voice, video, and data services for subscribers in the towns of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Noida.

ZTE equipment will be combined with Atlas’ netTV technology, and will be able to deliver video on demand, broadcast TV, music, video conferencing, SMS, email, web, Internet and intranet access and data at broadband access speed.

ZTE Corporation is China’s largest listed telecom equipment provider, specializing in custom network solutions for carriers, including fixed, mobile, data and optical networks, intelligent networks and next generation networks. It also manufactures mobile phones.

Last year, ZTE won contracts to provide Nepal Telecom with the biggest CDMA contract in the country’s history, and the Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board with switching equipment for 59 cities and 220 towns.

deltathree Launches New VoIP and Calling Features

December 14, 2004

 

New features include Web call, inbound calling, voice mail, call forwarding, SMS callback, and a choice of US, European or Israeli telephone numbers.

deltathree, Inc (NASDAQ:DDDC) today announced the launch of new features and services for its VoIP Reseller Program, expanded the range of devices certified as interoperable with its service, and incorporated the recently announced new pricing plans and an enhanced look and feel for its VoIP service.

Among the new features is an expanded choice of inbound local phone numbers available to end users irrespective of location. Customers can choose to receive calls via these phone numbers as local calls in the US, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel and the UK.

deltathree’s reseller platform enables end users to manage and control a variety of VoIP services and account activities, and gives resellers a wide range of back-office tools to analyze, control and manage their customer base.

The new customizable Web-based and SMS-based callback features allow users to decide if the call should occur immediately or at a later time, new to deltathree’s IP voice service.

Through the Reseller Program, calling centers/shops, Internet Cafes, local hardware and software distributors, local ISPs, calling card and callback companies, telecom consultants, Web portal and entrepreneurs can all participate in the business of VoIP.