Monday, December 4, 2006

Softbank Mobile Japan Launches IMS/3G with Ericsson

Softbank Mobile Corp in Japan launched its first IMS-based services using an end-to-end IMS system supplied solely by Ericsson. Services include Circle Talk (push-to-talk) and HotStatus (presence, group list management). Under the contract, announced earlier this year, Ericsson has provided all the infrastructure, system integration and support services.

Ericsson noted that it currently has 28 IMS system contracts for commercial launch and 60 additional trials distributed around the world.

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