The 3G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) - Gonzalo Camarillo and Miguel A. Garcia-Martin
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The 3G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
Merging the Internet and the Cellular Worlds, Third Edition

Gonzalo Camarillo, Miguel-Angel Garcia-Martin

978-0-470-51662-1 652pp Hardcover
September 2008  

Third edition of this best-selling guide to IMS: fully revised, and updated with brand new material.

The IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) is the technology that merges the Internet with the cellular world. It makes Internet technologies such as the web, email, instant messaging, presence, and videoconferencing available nearly everywhere at any time.

The third edition of this bestselling book is fully updated and provides comprehensively expanded content, including new chapters on emergency calls and on Voice Call Continuity (VCC). As well as this, The 3G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) presents updated material including a comprehensive picture of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) as well as its applicability to IMS. As most of the protocols have been designed in the IETF, this book explains how the IETF developed these protocols and describes how these protocols are used in the IMS architecture.

This is an indispensable guide for engineers, programmers, business managers, marketing representatives and technically aware users who want to understand how the IMS works and explore the business model behind it.

Key features of the 3rd edition include: