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Using OpenSER to take on the Mobile Dinosaurs <ul><ul><li>From the viewpoint of a new age converged mobile operator </li><...
What is Truphone <ul><ul><li>Truphone brings the  free  telephony model pioneered by  SKYPE  to the mobile phone.  </li></...
What is Truphone? <ul><li>4G Operator </li></ul><ul><li>vMVNO or MINO? </li></ul><ul><li>Converged GSM/WiFi Solution </li>...
Our Mission <ul><li>To define, engineer and prove a new model for mass market mobile communications based upon just emergi...
The Offering….. <ul><li>TODAY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and ‘Open’ SIP Telephony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outbound call...
The Enabling Factors What supports and prevents operator support for Dual Mode 3G/WiFi phones and services?
The 3 most important factors…. <ul><ul><li>Handsets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handsets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handset...
The Recipe <ul><ul><li>Market conditions (Arbitrage / Rip off tariffs!!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widespread cheap WiFi ...
Low Cost System Building Blocks <ul><ul><li>OpenSER - Open Source/GNU Public License ( http://www. openser .org )  </li></...
So what is so great about OpenSER? <ul><ul><li>Predictably boring reliability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fault toleran...
Why has this not been done before? <ul><ul><li>The jigsaw puzzle is large and complex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many of t...
SIP Based Dual Mode Phones <ul><li>Symbian Series 60 Edition 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E- Series ‘Business phones’ </li></ul...
A Complete Mobile Service Single mode services are sub-optimal
Reducing handset functionality Orange and Vodafone cripple Nokia's flagship N95 comes with VoIP disabled Nokia N95 handset...
Resisting evolution?
Small furry animals……
MNO Blocking Tactics <ul><li>T-Mobile was instructed by the judge to stop blocking and begin routing calls to Truphone num...
Bad News The Evolution or Disruption for Mobile Operators The future of Mobile Old Mobile Operator 80% Voice 15% Text 5% F...
Handset of the Year 2006? <ul><ul><li>Quad band GSM + UMTS + WiFi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Keyboard / large display...
Nokia E62 – Spot the difference? <ul><li>E62 = E61 for US market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mini USB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
UMA Based Handsets <ul><ul><li>BT Fusion and  Orange Unique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not very appealing to the technical...
 
Nokia N800
Nokia N800 - Specification <ul><li>OMAP2420 microprocessor at 330 MHz </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads packages over WiFi/EDGE ...
The iPhone
AppTap - Enabling Applications <ul><ul><li>UIKit based installer for the iPhone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloads packa...
OpenMoko - Open Source Phone <ul><li>*  2.8&quot; VGA TFT color display </li></ul><ul><li>* Touchscreen, usable with stylu...
Commercial Wireless Providers Reliable hassle-free operation
Windows Mobile 6 <ul><li>WM6 Includes generic SIP stack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WM6 incorporates SIP stack and VoIP applicat...
Accessing the Truphone Infrastructure Open API for 3rd Party Developers
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  1. 1. Using OpenSER to take on the Mobile Dinosaurs <ul><ul><li>From the viewpoint of a new age converged mobile operator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>James Body, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director Research - Truphone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 More London Riverside, London SE1 2JR UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>+44 79788 00001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. What is Truphone <ul><ul><li>Truphone brings the free telephony model pioneered by SKYPE to the mobile phone. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We use voice over IP (VoIP) technology on mass market phones to allow users to make seamless free peer to peer calls. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Wi-Fi or 3G access points at home, office or wireless Hotspots together with legacy GSM networks to make calls and thereby building an alternative cellular network. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is Truphone? <ul><li>4G Operator </li></ul><ul><li>vMVNO or MINO? </li></ul><ul><li>Converged GSM/WiFi Solution </li></ul><ul><li>World-wide deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Based </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our Mission <ul><li>To define, engineer and prove a new model for mass market mobile communications based upon just emerging technologies of opportunity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>in order to offer more cost effective and feature rich services to end users. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Disruptive’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Revolutionary and evolutionary’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Truly Telepocalyptic’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Unbelievable – but TRU!’ </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Offering….. <ul><li>TODAY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free and ‘Open’ SIP Telephony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outbound calls to PSTN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Cost free’ calls </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>40 countries on European Tariffing Model (2 Billion Phones Worldwide) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>US and CA for NA Tariffing Model </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject to Acceptable Use Policy! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inbound calls from PSTN to Truphone number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>With ‘intelligent’ Call Forward to GSM where required </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inbound and Outbound SMS (using SIP/SIMPLE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feature rich voicemail/media services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IN THE PIPELINE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rich presence and IM (inc. interoperability with GTalk, MSN, AIM ICQ and Skype) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location based services (using handset and network) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media, more media and even more media </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Enabling Factors What supports and prevents operator support for Dual Mode 3G/WiFi phones and services?
  7. 7. The 3 most important factors…. <ul><ul><li>Handsets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handsets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handsets </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Recipe <ul><ul><li>Market conditions (Arbitrage / Rip off tariffs!!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Widespread cheap WiFi distributed broadband </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SIP capable dual mode phones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VoIP infrastructure becoming widespread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mature and exceedingly feature rich Open Source packages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PLUS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A motivated team of innovators from around the world who REALLY believe in the end product! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stir well, place in darkened room, trickle in beverages and bandwidth, then stand well clear! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Low Cost System Building Blocks <ul><ul><li>OpenSER - Open Source/GNU Public License ( http://www. openser .org ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asterisk - Open Source/GNU Public License ( http://www.asterisk.org ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FreeSWITCH - Open Source/MPL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kannel - Open Source/GNU Public License( http://www.kannel.org/license.shtml ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Radius - Open Source/GNU Public License( http://www.freeradius.org/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySQL - Open Source/GNU Public License ( http://www.mysql.org ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apache/PHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NAGIOS/monit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sendmail - Open Source/GNU Public License( http://www. sendmail . com/products/osrc/index . shtml ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linux: http://www. linux .org/ on a standard GNU GPL License </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Costs of deployment are TINY compared with conventional cellular infrastructure </li></ul>
  10. 10. So what is so great about OpenSER? <ul><ul><li>Predictably boring reliability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fault tolerant configurations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>System faults are VERY rare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Little need for expensive support contracts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Small footprint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Modest hardware requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables LARGE scale deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Load balancing capability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ever growing selection of modules </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Active developer community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firewall/NAT Traversal </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Why has this not been done before? <ul><ul><li>The jigsaw puzzle is large and complex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many of the pieces are very new or do not even exist yet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incumbant operators really do not want to </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. SIP Based Dual Mode Phones <ul><li>Symbian Series 60 Edition 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E- Series ‘Business phones’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E51 ‘Super Slim’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E60 ‘Candy Bar’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E61 ‘Blackberry Killer’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E61i ‘Shiny E61 + camera’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E65 ‘Business Slider’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E70 ‘Gull Wing’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>N – Series ‘Multimedia phones’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>N80 ‘Mini Media’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>N91 ‘iPod Killer’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>N93 ‘Media Hunter Gatherer’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>N95 ‘Mega Media’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PLUS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MS Smartmobile 5 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MS Smartmobile 6 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Budget’ WiFi Only </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sony-Ericsson </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Motorola </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RIM </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. A Complete Mobile Service Single mode services are sub-optimal
  14. 14. Reducing handset functionality Orange and Vodafone cripple Nokia's flagship N95 comes with VoIP disabled Nokia N95 handsets supplied by Orange and Vodafone, in the UK, have had their VoIP capability removed in what looks like a desperate move by the network operators to defend their voice revenue.
  15. 15. Resisting evolution?
  16. 16. Small furry animals……
  17. 17. MNO Blocking Tactics <ul><li>T-Mobile was instructed by the judge to stop blocking and begin routing calls to Truphone numbers by Monday 23rd July. V. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>T-Mobile was instructed by the judge to stop blocking and begin routing calls to Truphone numbers by Monday 23rd July </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This ruling is the first time that interim relief has been awarded against a mobile network operator under the Competition Act. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Bad News The Evolution or Disruption for Mobile Operators The future of Mobile Old Mobile Operator 80% Voice 15% Text 5% Fun & Service New Mobile Operator Access Fee Free/ Cheap Voice Free/ Cheap Text Fun & Service Truphone is a new breed of mobile operator SKYPE meets Virgin Mobile
  19. 19. Handset of the Year 2006? <ul><ul><li>Quad band GSM + UMTS + WiFi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Keyboard / large display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Huge battery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Push e-mail (Exchange/Blackberry) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nominated by GSMA for ‘Handset of the Year’ </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Nokia E62 – Spot the difference? <ul><li>E62 = E61 for US market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mini USB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi removed </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. UMA Based Handsets <ul><ul><li>BT Fusion and Orange Unique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not very appealing to the technically aware early adopter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small take up – BT Fusion circa 40,000 </li></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Nokia N800
  23. 24. Nokia N800 - Specification <ul><li>OMAP2420 microprocessor at 330 MHz </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads packages over WiFi/EDGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OS - modified Debian GNU/Linux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OMAP2420 processor (330MHz) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>128MB RAM/256MB Flash </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WiFi/Bluetooth/USB 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>800 x 480 display - 4.1 inches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 x SD slots - up to 8 Gb each </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built in webcam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stereo speakers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3.5mm headset jack </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost - around USD 300 new </li></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 25. The iPhone
  25. 26. AppTap - Enabling Applications <ul><ul><li>UIKit based installer for the iPhone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloads packages over WiFi/EDGE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Application installation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Application updating </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Application uninstalling </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 27. OpenMoko - Open Source Phone <ul><li>* 2.8&quot; VGA TFT color display </li></ul><ul><li>* Touchscreen, usable with stylus or fingers </li></ul><ul><li>* 266MHz Samsung System on a Chip (SOC) </li></ul><ul><li>* USB 1.1, switchable between Client and Host (unpowered) </li></ul><ul><li>* Integrated AGPS </li></ul><ul><li>* 2.5G GSM – quad band, voice, CSD, GPRS </li></ul><ul><li>* Bluetooth 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>* Micro SD slot </li></ul><ul><li>* High Quality audio codec </li></ul><ul><li>NO WiFi! </li></ul><ul><li>NO UMTS/3G </li></ul>
  27. 28. Commercial Wireless Providers Reliable hassle-free operation
  28. 29. Windows Mobile 6 <ul><li>WM6 Includes generic SIP stack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WM6 incorporates SIP stack and VoIP application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handsets available from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HTC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Toshiba </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>And many others </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 30. Accessing the Truphone Infrastructure Open API for 3rd Party Developers
  30. 31. Questions?

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