Fixed Mobile Convergence: Network architecture, Services, Terminals, and Traffic Management

Conference: PIMRC 2005 - 16th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
09/11/2005 - 09/14/2005 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: PIMRC 2005

Pages: 12Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Kataria, Deepak (Agere Systems, Allentown PA 18109, USA)
Logothetis, Dimitris (Ericsson Hellas, Athens 19002, Greece)

Fixed Mobile Convergence is a topic that is receiving significant attention from the research community as well as telecom equipment vendors around the world. The paper surveys standardization activities and proposes an end-to-end architecture that will support this architecture. The role of traffic management IP-based Quality of Service is recognized as a vital component for the success of a multiservice, IP-based and converged network.