IEEE Nears Handoff Solution

Smith, Brad
January 2008
Wireless Week;1/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.21 workgroup is getting close to a standard that is expected to be approved soon enabling seamless handoffs between multiple radio access networks. The 802.21 standard will provide handoff for any Internet Protocol (IP)-based services, including IMS services, instant messaging, VoIP, online gaming and others.


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