Time Warner Puts IMS to the Test

Brown, Karen
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/8/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p43
The article focuses on the test conducted by cable operator Time Warner Cable and network gear provider Siemens Communications Inc. to evaluate whether Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) could become a viable base for new cable services. IMS, a product of the cellular industry, provides a common set of rules and monitoring tools for sending data across any kind of Internet Protocol network. Time Warner Cable and Siemens demonstrated multimedia applications including a dual-mode service that allows calls from outside cellular network to a Wireless-Fidelity network using a single wireless handset.


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