Ok so I have a feeling that not many folk know that voice technology is changing rapidly. That there are major cost saving using existing technology – it’s just a matter of being shown all about it.
I’ll be writing about all these things in future, and even I will learn about new things which I can’t wait to share.
Information should be shared, benefits can be taken to SME’s and those affected by the recession, and hopefully inspire the development of new applications.
“. By taking existing technologies and deploying them in new ways, Service Providers can offer innovative solutions that provide benefits to both consumer and business users, while also improving reliability and reducing operating costs.
I am thrilled to see the deployment of PPT in China. Let’s hope that this reaches Africa, where 3G is widely available.
China Telecom deploys first CDMA Push-to-Talk service in China with Alcatel-Lucent
|roviding 3G voice value-added services to vertical and enterprise markets
Shanghai, September 21, 2010 — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has successfully deployed its CDMA High Performance Push-To-Talk (PTT) service for China Telecom. This new service, a first in China, will target vertical and enterprise customers and will be commercialized across the country by the end of August. The commercial contract was secured by Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell the flagship company of Alcatel-Lucent in China which previously deployed China Telecom’s CDMA EVDO-based solution.
Alcatel-Lucent’s CDMA HP-PTT end-to-end solution will provide China Telecom’s 3G customers with immediate voice interaction across geographically dispersed groups of workers to meet their productivity needs, without the costs and delays associated with traditional circuit-switched voice services. HP-PTT service allows one-to-one (private) and one-to-many (group) calls to be established across the wireless service coverage area at the push of a single button. China Telecom’s 3G subscribers will thus be able to enjoy convenient and reliable voice, data and PTT services all in one handset.
Alcatel-Lucent provided its high-capacity, high-performance CDMA end-to-end solution including systems for registration management, group management, data management, new lease line application, and network management. Alcatel-Lucent also provided professional integration and system development services to integrate such services as radio access network (RAN) and Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) deployed by various suppliers on many sorts of handsets. Alcatel-Lucent acted as project leader to provide a customized solution and manage and coordinate all relevant vendors in the process.
As a breakthrough voice service on China Telecom’s CDMA network, the new High Performance Push-to-Talk service, will greatly stimulate China Telecom’s mobile business and revenue,
Alcatel-Lucent’s solution fully meets stringent quality of service (QoS) requirements associated to the use of the voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies for PTT systems which will enable China Telecom to extend its experience in providing high quality 3G and next generation IP based services.
“The project further enhances our long-term partnership with China Telecom and confirms Alcatel-Lucent’s leading position in the CDMA market in China,” said Romano Valussi, president of Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell. “Alcatel-Lucent’s advanced solution and enriched network management experience will help China Telecom provide more flexible, value-added services to the strategic vertical and enterprise markets.”
Alcatel-Lucent is a world leader in the CDMA market worldwide and continues to innovate in the CDMA/EVDO to keep operators competitive during the evolution to 4G. Alcatel-Lucent has more experience than any other telecom player in integrating and re-architecting networks. According to industry analyst firm Dell’Oro*, Alcatel-Lucent leads in terms of worldwide CDMA revenues with a market share of more than 40 % (2Q’10). Alcatel-Lucent has more than 70 CDMA customers in 40 countries – and supports five of the top six global CDMA operators.
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* Mobility Infrastructure-CDMA (Worldwide) 2Q10 [August 2010 – Dell’Oro Group]Mobility Infrastructure-CDMA (Worldwide) 2Q10 [August 2010 – Dell’Oro Group]
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is the trusted transformation partner of service providers, enterprises, strategic industries such as defense, energy, healthcare, transportation, and governments worldwide, providing solutions to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. A leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP and optics technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivalled technical and scientific expertise of Bell Labs, one of the largest innovation powerhouses in the communications industry. With operations in more than 130 countries and the most experienced global services organization in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with a global reach. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 15.2 billion in 2009 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:http://www.alcatel-lucent.com, read the latest posts on the Alcatel-Lucent blog http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/blog and follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Alcatel_Lucent.
Huawei Voice Evolution Solutions
Voice is not dead! The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in the total amount of time that people spend talking to each other. What is changing is how they communicate. A voice call can now take many forms, from a simple telephone call on a home phone, to a call placed on a mobile phone, to a call made on a PC entirely handled by the Internet. Ensuring that a core network can evolve with users’ voice needs is critical to future success.
As networks evolve to meet new requirements, there are common themes that must be addressed:
Mobile Voice Consolidation– Mobile Service Providers have a unique set of challenges that involve not only handling traditional mobile voice calls, but increasingly those voice calls must compete for resources with data and video calls and fixed-mobile-convergence (FMC) calls. Effectively using All-IP networks, increasing bandwidth efficiency and improving reliability are keys to succeeding in this consolidation.
PSTN Consolidation – Customer demand for new services offers an exciting opportunity to build new sources of revenue and reverse competitive losses. By taking existing technologies and deploying them in new ways, Service Providers can offer innovative solutions that provide benefits to both consumer and business users, while also improving reliability and reducing operating costs.