Want to learn more about what’s coming with 5G? This is the first in a series of articles covering the Who, What, When, Why, and How of 5G. “What Cities and Counties can Expect from 5G” answers the most important questions for municipalities, local government leaders, and concerned citizens. Learn what’s coming with 5G including: … More What Cities and Counties can Expect from 5G?
The fifth generation (5G) of cellular communications is a daunting topic for many outside the ICT industry. One frequent question is: Where will 5G generate the best return on investment? The use cases for future 5G enabled applications and services are many and varied in terms of type, industry vertical focus, and requirements. Communication service providers … More 5G Technology and Business
Since time immemorial the world has been concerned with security. Until the digital age, there has been a greater emphasis on physical security. With Digital Security, there is a concern about how computing, software, and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in general may impact both the physical world as well as digital assets. Digital Security … More Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signaling protocol used for a variety of purposes in IP networks. SIP is principally a mechanism employed to seamlessly create, modify and terminate sessions involving multiple participants. Such sessions could be Internet telephone calls, multimedia conferences or multicast sessions. SIP can work with any type of media content. SIP … More Understanding Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) represents a standards-based method for achieving true all-IP voice communications. Prior to VoLTE, a portion of voice calls may have traversed over IP, but the radio link (e.g. the RF channel) was not IP-based). With VoLTE, LTE is leveraged in conjunction with IMS using specific profiles for control and media planes … More Understanding Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
IP Multimedia Subsystem Introduction IMS is an intelligent services platform which supports the delivery of multimedia applications and content across both wireless and wireline networks. IMS also provides for multiple, simultaneous sessions across one or more devices enabling greater user control over access to information. IMS is the core network technology that promises to transform … More Understanding IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
What is Signaling System Seven (SS7)? SS7 is a critical component of modern telecommunications systems. SS7 is a communications protocol that provides signaling and control for various network services and capabilities. Being a layered protocol, SS7 provides various protocol levels for connection oriented and connectionless (database) signaling in fixed and mobile networks. Transaction Capabilities Application … More Understanding SS7 and Intelligent Networks