You are here: DIME Home > Technology > Understanding Fixed Mobile Convergence


Understanding Fixed Mobile Convergence

Fixed mobile convergence is a continuous alteration in the dynamics of mobile and stationary telecoms, meaning that the distinctions in between the two technologies are thinning. The Fixed Mobile Convergence Alliance, an organization composed of telecoms companies, feels that soon we might see carriers eliminate the distinction between their fixed and mobile services, and provide a mix of services in one bundle.

Author: Robert Deans
Date: Jan 28, 2012 - 8:07:54 AM


Printer FriendlyPrinter friendly page

Fixed mobile convergence denotes how the disparities between fixed line and mobile telecoms are reducing. The Fixed Mobile Convergence Alliance, an institution made up of telecoms carriers, thinks that in the future we might see providers eliminate the difference between their fixed and mobile services, and offer a combination of services in a single bundle.











Why Fixed Mobile Convergence is Great for Consumers











In some ways, fixed mobile convergence currently exists. A number of telecommunications companies are presently offering free wireless access to those who use their broadband services. Yet, in the long term, the FMCA wishes to see the convergence taken a step further than this.











The target is to provide users with a "seamless service" - visualize having the ability to shift a call from a set line to your mobile phone, without disturbance. Or, being able to make use of a wireless network, and then switch directly over to a mobile connection with no obvious interruption to your service. That is what the service providers are aiming for with fixed mobile convergence. Preferably, the service of all providers would be agnostic, which means that your mobile will be able to employ any telecoms lines, no matter who your actual supplier is.











Furthermore, you would be able to hand out one number, that would cause your mobile, landline, and voice-over-IP computer software to ring. You would have just a single voicemail to stress about, and you would have the capacity to switch between devices as needed.











A New Generation of Handsets











On account of these developments we're now witnessing the emergence of a cutting edge sort of handset. Known as 'dual mode handsets' they're able to accommodate phone calls using both cellular and wi-fi systems. Individuals using the telephone are not likely to see any difference whilst using the phone. Oftentimes the system employed is disguised from the consumer, and due to Voice Call Continuity technology, it should be tricky if not impossible to recognise when a call is being transmitted.











VCC is not able to handle anything besides voice calls. Fixed mobile convergence in its truest form is able to merge many different forms of communication multimedia.











The technologies required for fixed mobile convergence is already available and is in place. A number of PBX manufacturers such as Comdasys, Avaya and Cisco currently incorporate mobile compatibility into their newest systems. Lots of older PBX systems can improve merely by employing a bolt-on system for cellular compatibility. These bolt-on systems are a blessing for smaller companies that don't wish to shut themselves in to one specified supplier, but do want to provide their staff a high level of mobility in regards to handling their communication needs.











The Future











Right now, there's minor motivation for providers to join hands to provide truly carrier agnostic services. The cellular and fixed line world is still fragmented enough that a company supplying an in-built solution that's restricted to their own mobile, WiFi hotspot, and fixed line services is still in advance of the crowd. With any luck, as increasing numbers of carriers offer such services, we'll see the networks open up more, to supply more versatility of choice to consumers.





This post was written by R. Deans, experts in fixed mobile convergence.



View all articles by Robert Deans

Link to this article:

Code to copy: <a href="http://www.dime-co.com/technology/Understanding-Fixed-Mobile-Convergence.shtml">Understanding Fixed Mobile Convergence</a>




Related Articles...

5 things that you can keep track of using a GPS device.

Jun 21, 2011 - 10:27:08 AM

GPS Tracking is a brilliant use of technology.  As part of a satellite tracking system, a small device can be used for so many different things from tracking a person to tracking an airplane!  As long as the device is somewhere on the planet, with reasonable coverage of the above skys, you can track it!... [Read the full story]

WebDigg - The Revolution in Web Statistics

Jun 21, 2011 - 8:20:59 AM

If you want to know how much traffic is coming to your site, which pages are bringing the most traffic, Alexa stats, Whois information, twitter posts, Safety Report, competitors websites, where are your visitors coming from, and when is traffic coming in, you just have to analyze your website’s statistics.... [Read the full story]

The Advantages Of Digital Radio Unplugged

Jun 12, 2011 - 9:37:44 PM

Digital radio is radio with digital quality sound, uninterrupted relay, and much better reception. There are many advantages of digital radio when compared to other kind of transmission. Some features or advantages are mentioned below.... [Read the full story]

Technology products: do they make life easier or more complicated?

May 26, 2011 - 4:29:35 AM

In the last few years technology has invaded our lives, changing our habits, the way we work, study, have fun and communicate. Every day a new technological instrument is launched on the market, be that cameras, new pc or mobile models, more and more sophisticated televisions and so on. And if adults consider all this as something new, the new generations, the ones that were born and have been growing in this technological epoch, consider all these constant evolutions and the launch of new, advanced products as something very natural, and not only interesting.  ... [Read the full story]


Newest Articles in Popular Topics:

Business & Marketing Computers & the Internet Entertainment Health & Fitness
Finding Ways To Save Money And Maximize Revenue In Business
Cooper's Golf Park Tees Off Their New Website
Fiinovation Adjudged CSR Team of the Year & Caring Company at World CSR Day
Reasons Why Kale Realty is the Best Real Estate Firm in All of Chicago
Montreal Tech Startup Kangaroo Rewards Launches Mobile Loyalty Program for Local Merchants
It is time we break out of the SEO Shelter
3 Strong Reasons You Should Start Your Own Blog
Evolve Your Career With CompTIA A+ Certification Exam
High speed VMware Backups - Powered by UltraBlaze() from Vembu
Things to Consider When Selecting a Domain Name for Your Website
Fling Boom "Launches" This Holiday Season
Beautiful Abstract Canvas Art is Up for Grabs
Buying Art as a Gift: Tips From an Expert
Complete Guide to the 2014 Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival Released by Jackson Mountain Homes
Learn Blues Music Online-Alternative to Traditional Piano Lessons
Causes and Treatment of Acne
What Type Of Constipation Home Remedies Are There?
Manual Wheelchairs: Buying One
Instant Facelift with Dental Implants
Lasik Surgery Leading Correction Of Vision Issues

Home & Family

Shopping

Sports

Travel
Enhance Your Learning Experience Through Best Responsive Elearning Development Tools
Best Apps for Learning German
Esvees is Cranbourne's Elite Hair Dressing Company
Ozone Generator
Practical Tips When Choosing Gates and Gate Openers for Your Home or Business
Why Cases are Required for Mobile Phones?
Are Dealership Services Worth It?
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Named Must-Shop SUV for Towing from AutoTrader.com
Online Selling With An Appraisal Advantage
Macsome AudioBook Converter released New Version V2.0.4
Aditi Ashok signs off with a double
Softball Coaching: Avoid Becoming A Nattering Nabob of Negativity
Softball Coaching Tips - The Funnel Approach
Pick Up Specialized Advice on Jumping Exercises Which Are Highly Effective
Vertical Jump Training Tactics to Increase Your Athletic Performance
Tips for Choosing the Right Paris Short Lets
Hostels - the best choice for working womens and college students
Perfect holiday? Book a cruise and sail in Croatia!
Say Aloha to Your Best Vacation Ever with Kohala Coast Properties
The Perfect Guide for a Fantastic Family Trip to Kansas City

 



Follow & Share Your Favorite Video Articles

Tell a Friend About This Site



Chamber of Commerce - on the Web logo



Subscribe to the eMarket SmartsTM Newsletter in order to keep up to date with what's happening with dime-co.com, get the emails on new video articles, featured articles, and more. Your privacy is always protected. We never rent, sell or trade your private information

:
:

Service provided by GetResponse Autoresponders


Recommended Associates


Latest Articles in All Categories


Putting Up a Small Commercial Printing Business
So You Might Be Unemployed And Desire To Become A San Francisco Real Estate Investor Now
Meditation and Mindfulness: Dealing With Emotion
CPA Websites: Five Essential Ideas for Composing Convincing Articles
Set Goals In Order to Come Up With Your Action Plan
Is the Air in Your Home Safe to Breathe?
Coarse Fishing Tackle Review: The JW Young 13ft Trotter Rod
Section 1031 Exchanges For San Diego Real Estate Investors
Phoenix Real Estate Investing For Highest Possible Earnings
Legendary are the Volk Racing TE37 Wheels
Developing the Next Generation Wall Station (ChaseDesk™) for Healthcare - A Case Study
What are step down transformers?
Introducing Sharehype, the Revolutionary Tool for Online Marketers
Rewards To Shopping For Austin Real Estate On The Web
Hydroponics for Beginners

Do you write?

Would you like submit your articles and have them approved on a priority status? Find out more about how you can become a Priority author for pennies a day! Click here.

Dime-co.com Home
  • Business (9328)
  • Computers & The Internet (5740)
  • Entertainment (1348)
  • Family (958)
  • Finance (1963)
  • Health (4246)
  • Home and Living (6670)
  • Marketing (6113)
  • Shopping & Product Reviews (2624)
  • Sports (694)
  • Travel and Vacations (1689)
  • Video Articles (1)
  • Editors Pick (1)