Interconnection of IP QoS capabilities between networks releases considerable value. In this paper we show where this value will be realised. We give technical and economic arguments for why QoS will be provided in core and backbone networks as a bulk QoS facility incapable of distinguishing or charging differentially between sessions. While between edge… (More)
A dynamic and open service market should be characterised by the frequent appearance of new and diverse services. But in the internet environment , where a significant proportion of the functionality of new services is supported by Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), deployment can be an issue. How can such a diverse range of new services be easily… (More)
This paper presents a novel approach that simplifies real-time multimedia communication applications development and service provision. Such applications are no longer required to code the creation and management of their real-time communication needs, but are only required to declare them to our middleware. These applications typically require media… (More)
Title Letter Ballot Summary of FCD 15437: Information technology-Enhancements to LOTOS (E-LOTOS).