Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Neuf Cegetel Using Nortel Fixed-Mobile Convergence Solution

Neuf Cegetel has been working with Nortel since 2005 as part of its BeautifulPhone project. The company has more than 1.4 million residential broadband customers in France and has been using a Nortel solution to provide VoIP services to more than 500,000 of those customers.

The new FMC solution features Nortel’s IMS-ready MCS 5200 server, which offers integration of voice and video, collaboration and presence services. The leverages SIP to allow service providers to deliver transparent handover between cellular and WiFi technologies. The solution is access-aware and supports 3GPP, 3GPP2, Packet Cable 2.0 and TISPAN standards.