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Network 2020 IOT Programme Update

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The GSMA’s Network 2020 Interoperability and Testing (IOT) team has recently expanded its scope from joyn to an All-IP focus, to include Common Core specification and native implementations. Watch Ian Crawford, the IOT Programme Manager, and learn more details about the ...

Long Term Revolution: VoLTE Comes of Age

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We first discussed the speed of operator Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) deployments back in June when there seemed to be a never-ending parade of news outlining operator commitments and plans. Three months on and we are starting to see some real traction in the ...

Mobile 360 Series, North America – LTE and Interoperability highlighted

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The GSMA held its North American event on the 22nd and 23rd September in Atlanta. A two day Conference Agenda was supported by a small demonstration area showcasing the GSMA’s main Programmes – and Network 2020 was, of course, promoting IP Communications. Unsurprising, with ...

GSMA expands its support for IP Communication Launches and Interoperability Testing

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Helping operators and OEMs to reduce the time to market and speed up the launch process for IP Communications is a vital part of the Network 2020 Programme’s work. The GSMA has two teams dedicated to this task, and has recently expanded their scope and activities to provide ...

Why ‘common’ is good for IP Communications

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A major request from operators to the GSMA is to help speed up the time to market for native All-IP communication devices and solutions. The quicker a new product or service can get to the market, the better it is for consumers and the more opportunities it gives to ...

Network 2020 Programme Update July – September 2014

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The GSMA’s Network 2020 programme update provide highlights on how we are progressing against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) from April – July 2014, whilst navigating the complexities of networks growing to an all-IP solution, with a Call to Action from our Head ...

Loud and clear: operators moving the future of voice on

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It won’t have escaped your attention that over the past few weeks a number of global operators have made significant announcements regarding Voice over LTE (VoLTE) deployments, particularly in Asia and North America. Operators including AT&T, NTT DOCOMO, PCCW-HKT, ...

Mobile Asia Expo – an impressive array of native IP Communications

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Mobile Asia Expo 2014 in Shanghai, China was a landmark for the Network 2020 Programme with five live, LTE-based native demonstrations of the ‘Green Button Promise’ in action from China Mobile, D2 Technologies and NewNet (formerly NewPace), Jibe Mobile, Huawei and Summit ...

The ‘Green Button Promise’ – a unique mobile operator advantage in regaining customer relevance

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Mobile operators continue to witness the impact of increased demand for data and communications services from other service providers as well as decreased use of ‘traditional’ messaging (SMS) and voice. The ‘Green Button Promise’ is a unique operator proposition for ...