Chapter 1. IMS Vision: Where Do We Want to Go?

  1. Gonzalo Camarillo M.Sc., Ph.D. member manager speaker visitor researcher1 and
  2. Miguel A. García-Martín B. Eng. Senior Standardization Specialist Principal Research Engineer speaker2

Published Online: 21 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695135.ch1

The 3G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS): Merging the Internet and the Cellular Worlds, Third Edition

The 3G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS): Merging the Internet and the Cellular Worlds, Third Edition

How to Cite

Camarillo, G. and García-Martín, M. A. (2008) IMS Vision: Where Do We Want to Go?, in The 3G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS): Merging the Internet and the Cellular Worlds, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695135.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ericsson, Finland

  2. 2

    Ericsson, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470516621

Online ISBN: 9780470695135

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Keywords:

  • Third generation (3G) networks - cellular networks and Internet;
  • 3G architecture IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS);
  • cellular telephone networks;
  • second generation (2G) circuit-switched domain network;
  • ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network);
  • 3G terminals and native packet-switched technology;
  • multi-vendor service creation industry;
  • IMS and non-IMS Services;
  • spare radio capacity and higher QoS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Internet

  • The Cellular World

  • Why do we need the IMS?

  • Relation between IMS and non-IMS Services