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Recent developments in Network 2020 Specifications

There have been a number of releases of new specifications and updates of existing Permanent Reference Documents (PRDs) in the IP Communications (VoLTE / ViLTE / VoWiFi / RCS) area which Operators, network equipment manufacturers, client developers and handset manufacturers ...

IP Communications Issues Registry

The IP Communications Issues Registry now contains hundreds of issues and solutions which can be used as a knowledge base for IMS service interoperability, VoLTE, ViLTE and RCS. The GSMA Network 2020 Programme is working to ensure a stable and interoperable platform for the ...

The momentum of launches and interconnections accelerates for the Network 2020 Programme

Over the last month the Network 2020 Programme has seen the momentum of RCS grow, in terms of launches and interconnection. With RCS regaining drive within the industry, we are seeing more and more devices that have embedded native RCS capabilities. During April 2015 O2 ...

Mobile 360 Series – Latin America Network 2020 at the show

Join the Network 2020 Programme at the GSMA’s first Mobile 360 Series in Latin America, to be held on the 13th and 14th May 2015 at the Sheraton Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This specialised event will combine a thought-leadership conference with workshops, GSMA Latin ...

Network 2020 Webinar – Interconnected Mobile All-IP Communications and the benefits for Operators

The latest webinar in our Network 2020 webinar series focused on the benefits of interconnected mobile All-IP communications to the operator. Attendees were able to hear from global operators who are committed to launch interconnected solutions – driving scale and increasing ...

The Network 2020 commercial and retail zone: Business-to-Business All-IP solutions

Enriched communication solutions offering innovative B-2-B opportunities gave operators some insights into the potential for expanding their propositions. The Network 2020 Programme showed off the breadth and depth of All-IP solutions for commercial and retail applications ...

The operator Network 2020 demonstration table: hands-on All-IP solutions demonstrated live

One of the key focus areas in this year’s exhibition in the innovation City was a series of demonstrations from operators and leading companies in the All-IP ecosystem – all located around the ‘operator demonstration table’. Discussions with visiting representatives from ...

The All-IP Rich Communications connected car

In the GSMA’s Innovation city, the Network 2020 Programme were delighted to reveal what is believed to be the first VoLTE and RCS capable connected car. Developed by Summit Tech in collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent, it was parked outside the GSMA’s Innovation City railway ...

GSMAi Report – Building the case for IP Communications – Download now!

In support of the GSMA’s Network 2020 Programme, a report from GSMA Intelligence was launched the week prior to Mobile World Congress 2015, exploring the rationale for IP-Communications as well as analysing the adoption path in the context of both networks and native ...

GSMA VoLTE Interoperability Test Event (VITE)

The GSMA is organising a VoLTE Interoperability Test Event, called VITE for short, with the goal of accelerating the implementation of stable interoperable VoLTE devices and networks. It will achieve this through the execution and analysis of an agreed set of test cases in ...

New RCS Specification 5.3 published during Mobile World Congress 2015

At Mobile World Congress the new RCS Specification 5.3 specification has now been officially approved by the PSMC and published by the RCS GSG group. The importance and main focus of this new specification release has been around convergence and reducing optionality. The ...

Network 2020 Seminar – ‘Mobilising the All-IP Future’

The Mobile World Congress week started for Network 2020 on Monday 2nd March with its operator seminar exploring the theme ‘Mobilising the All-IP Future’. A packed seminar room with additional delegates in the overflow area heard from senior representatives from operators and ...

Network 2020 webinar – Interconnection and its benefits

Don’t miss the next webinar in this year’s Network 2020 webinar series – to be held on March 18th 2015. Our focus will be on the benefits for operators from interconnected mobile All-IP communications. Join the webinar and hear from global operators who are committed to ...

Building the case for IP-Communications

Mobile communication has evolved dramatically over the past twenty years, from the advent of SMS and mobile messaging, to the emergence of smartphones and the mobile application ecosystem. Innovative third-party providers running ‘over the top’ of mobile operator’s high ...

Promote your All-IP Communication portfolio

With Mobile World Congress 2015 on the horizon, we are leveraging the increased visibility the event will stimulate to showcase our Network 2020 eco-system partners. We have designed an IP Communications Showcase area within our Network 2020 site, and are pleased to offer ...

The Network 2020’s Webinar Series starts with a bang!

The Network 2020 Webinar Series has got off to a great start! Webinar 1, ‘Achieving IP Communications Interoperability – Global Industry Update’ addressed where the industry has got to in terms of IP Communications launches and interconnect. As well as providing a global ...

GSMA research report on IP-Communications to be published for Mobile World Congress 2015

With the focus on All-IP Communications in the Network 2020 Programme and the significance of Mobile All-IP Communication to operators and consumers, the research arm of the GSMA – GSMA Intelligence (GSMAi) – is developing a research report on IP-Communications, or ...

Visit the Network 2020 demonstrations in the Innovation City at Mobile World Congress 2015

Mobile World Congress 2015 is fast approaching – and following the successes of previous events, Network 2020 will be showcasing what’s next for the All-IP communication market, demonstrating the many ways in which VoLTE and RCS technology can enrich the lives of the ...

GSMA VoLTE Roaming initiative supported by leading operators from China, Japan and Korea.

The GSMA has organised a collaborative initiative supported by leading mobile operators in China, Japan and Korea including China Mobile, KT, NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom, KPN and Verizon, to assess various important aspects of VoLTE Roaming with S8 HR and LBO VR (Local Break Out, ...

Network 2020 VoLTE eco-system test event

The GSMA is progressing with its plans for a VoLTE eco-system test event to occur in the first half of 2015. The objective is to set up and execute this test event using principles and lessons learned from the highly successful RCS Meta events which were held in 2012-2013. ...