Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Alcatel Demos IMS over WiMax

PARIS -- Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) today announced that it has achieved a world first by demonstrating the delivery of IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) based services over a WiMAX radio access network. The objective of the demonstration was to show that the multi-access capability of Alcatel's IMS solution can, today, be extended into the broadband wireless domain using IP WiMAX technology. The live demonstration took place at Alcatel's premises in Vélizy, near Paris, France. Peter Jarich, principal analyst of wireless infrastructure at Current Analysis attended this world first.