FMC , messaging and IPTV are among the most important service initiatives
IMS evolution and modernizing legacy switching and access are the most important network initiatives
How to justify the investment for building an full IMS network?
What immediate benefit carriers can have for an full IMS network?
What if IMS does not bring long term return as it has promised?
Networks Today — Before IMS USER DEVICES ACCESS APPLICATION Networks today are mostly purpose built Different Back office Separate User Devices Segregated Access Technologies Separate Networks SESSION Fixed Voice Mobile Voice Video Data
IMS Network – Final Destination USER DEVICES ACCESS APPLICATION Fixed Data Fixed Voice Mobile Voice Share resources, enable multiple services, reduce costs Video Application Servers Converged Devices Possible Access Independent Of Service Type Common Session/Control SESSION
IMS has unclear future if it cannot bring both short term and long term benefits to the carriers
FMC is a perfect application that bridges today and tomorrow
Meets customer need today
Build up a ROI-based FMC application is the first step toward full IMS network
ROI-based FMC provides smooth migration path to full IMS architecture
Meets customer need tomorrow
First Step: ROI-Based FMC Fixed Voice Mobile Voice USER DEVICES ACCESS APPLICATION FMC meets customer requirements today, with evolution to full IMS network architecture later Video Function Specific Application Servers Dual-Mode Handset FMC uses Cellular, Broadband, WiFi FMC Leverages Fixed Voice Softswitch SESSION Data
FMC Evolution to IMS 0. ROI-based FMC Solution FMC FEATURE SERVER NGN SOFTSWITCH SIP MAP GSM