The 5G Standard

ETSI tests Network-to-Network Interface

Nov 19,2008
The principal aims of this event were to evaluate Interoperability of IMS networks and to assess the quality of 3GPP™ and ETSI TISPAN IMS specifications.

These aims have been well-achieved, with interoperability between multiple vendors over a variety of configurations being proven beyond expectations. During the event over 410 tests were executed and 82 % interoperability was observed.

Interoperability for basic as well as supplementary services based on TISPAN Release 1/3GPP Release 7 multimedia telephony (MMTel) application server running over different IMS scenarios including interworking, roaming and border control has been tested using soft clients and test tools, allowing participants to evaluate the interfaces used to connect IMS networks...more