Broadband Briefs for 7/11/07
* Tek’s IMS solution successful at Plugfest
Tektronix demonstrated multi-vendor interoperability of its Spectra2 IMS system at the IMS Forum's second IMS Plugfest held in June for application and service interoperability. Plugfest II focused on interoperability for VoIP, IP Centrex, IP PBX, SMS and fixed mobile convergence.
Tek designed Spectra2 as a Single Box IMS Test and Generation product, offering core IMS testing through support of the SIP and Diameter protocols, and supports signaling and media protocols and codecs for associated PSTN and VoIP access. Spectra2’s SIP dynamic parameter management capabilities position the solution as a leading SIP testing platform for IMS and VoIP environments.
* Ceragon deploying wireless solution in New Orleans
Ceragon Networks is deploying its FibeAir IP-MAX wireless radios in New Orleans to support communications between outfall control structures, associated pumping stations, and the emergency operations center.
The solution is designed to provide continuous, full-motion IP video and site supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and it enables primary communications between the outfall canals and backup communications along the canals.
* DirecTV, B2B-TV bringing programming to commercial market
DirecTV and B2B-TV have entered into an agreement, whereby B2B-TV will deploy a nationwide centralized TV distribution system with DirecTV programming to commercial customers.
B2B-TV installs, operates, manages and maintains centralized TV distribution systems for commercial office properties along the West Coast, and the company is expanding east to major markets.