Ubiquity and Convedia Unveil IP-Based Service Delivery Platform for 3G Networks.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
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Companies Demonstrate Caller Ringback Tone A Ring-back Tone (RBT), or Audible Ringing Tone or Ring-back Signal, is the audible ringing that is heard on the telephone line by the calling party after dialing and prior to the call being answered at the receiving end. and Mobile Conferencing
Solutions Built on IP Multimedia Subsystem An integrated network for telecommunications carriers that uses the IP protocol as its foundation for packetized voice, video and data. Supporting voice over IP (VoIP) in all its flavors (SIP, H.323, MGCP, etc. (IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. )
Service Delivery Platform
Ubiquity and Convedia, today announced the completion of interoperability and certification testing of their respective products. The two companies will demonstrate innovative Caller Ringback Tone and Mobile Conferencing solutions powered by their jointly developed platform at CTIA Wireless 2004 next week in Atlanta, GA. The joint solution is the industry's first 3GPP GPP Government Performance Project
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GPP Good Pharmacy Practice
GPP Gross Primary Productivity
GPP Green Procurement Program
GPP Generic Packetized Protocol IMS-compliant solution to fully embrace the true power of SIP, marrying best-in-class application server and media processing technologies.
"Standards-based IMS, offered by VoIP industry leaders like Ubiquity and Convedia, offer wireless operators maximized service deployment flexibility with a solid ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). ," said Jon Arnold of Frost and Sullivan. "The open and flexible nature of the platform promises to allow service providers with 2.5G and 3G networks to develop and deliver a broad range of exciting multimedia mobility services in unprecedented time, while lowering the cost of delivering these new services."
The platform is based on Ubiquity's award-winning SIP Application Server and Convedia's industry-leading IP Media Servers. Ubiquity's software provides both a carrier-class deployment platform and an open, programmable application creation environment, while Convedia's IP media servers deliver an optimized Multimedia Resource Function (MRF MRF Markov Random Field
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MRF Medium Range Forecast (weather forecasting model)
MRF Movement for Rights and Freedoms ) to support scalable audio and video IP media processing.
Ubiquity's rich Application Building Blocks and support for JAIN-standard SIP servlets allow third party application developers to quickly and easily create a broad range of wireless solutions including caller ringback tones, push-to-talk, multimedia conferencing, unified messaging, find me, follow-me and speech-controlled services. "This platform powers the creation and deployment of innovative services like conferencing and caller ringback tones, enabling 2.5G and 3G mobile operators to offer the latest multimedia enhanced services to their subscribers," said Jeff Liebl, Vice President of Marketing for Ubiquity.
Additional benefits for mobile network operators include dramatic CAPEX and OPEX See CAPEX. cost savings, multi-service support, improved reliability and industry-leading scalability. "Interest in VoIP technology is largely driven by cost savings, while interest in enhanced services has always been driven by high-margin revenues," said Grant Henderson, Convedia's EVP EVP Executive Vice President
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EVP Employee Value Proposition of Marketing and Strategy. "Our integrated solution accelerates the deployment of multimedia enhanced services, with the operational benefits of IP technology, resulting in a strong ROI for our customers."
For a private demonstration, visit Ubiquity's booth 757 in Hall B1 or Convedia's booth 1162 in Hall B2 at CTIA Wireless in the Georgia World Congress Center The Georgia World Congress Center or GWCC is the major convention center in Atlanta. It is the fourth-largest convention center in the United States at 1.4 million ft2 (130,000 m2) and hosts more than a million visitors each year. .
Ubiquity Software Corporation develops and markets SIP-based communications software, including its award-winning SIP Application Server (SIP A/S) and Speak Conference Director. The SIP A/S is both a carrier-class deployment platform and a programmable, standards-based application creation environment (ACE) that allows providers to develop and deploy next-generation converged communications services. Speak Conference Director is a rich media conferencing application built using the SIP A/S and sold to service providers worldwide. Use of the SIP A/S is extended to service providers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) through open, standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs). Ubiquity has corporate offices in the US, UK and Canada. For more information, please visit www.ubiquity.com.
Convedia(R) Corporation is a leading supplier of next-generation IP media servers that enable telecommunication service providers to reduce service delivery costs and increase revenues through new approaches to enhanced services. Convedia's award-winning family of products includes the CMS-6000 Media Server, a carrier-class media server capable of scaling to 18,000 ports per shelf, and the CMS-1000 Media Server, a low-cost, entry-level media server. Convedia is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and financed by leading venture capitalists. For additional information about Convedia, its products, or the role of media servers in Softswitch, Packet Cable, or 2.5 and 3G wireless architectures, visit www.convedia.com.