Monday, June 8, 2009

ETSI to Host IPTV – IMS Test Event

ETSI is organizing a joint interoperability testing event for IPTV and IMS core networks. The event, delivered under ETSI's "Plugtests" brand, will take place in Lannion, France, from 16 to 23 October. Two parallel, co-located testing streams will be arranged, providing separate interoperability testing environments for the two technologies. In both streams, test sessions will be scheduled between pairs of participating companies, and the overall results of all sessions will be published in a final report. Ad-hoc testing will also be permitted, the results of which will not be included in the report. Network operators are invited to attend both streams of this event as observers.

Participants will evaluate IMS network interoperability, focusing on all aspects of the core IMS standard TS 24.229, including interworking, roaming, topology hiding, as well as support of presence and Multimedia Telephony (MMTel) application services. Testing will be based on test descriptions which form part of ETSI Technical Specification TS 186 011-2 v2.2.1.

Technical partners at the event include Orange and the MultiService Forum. The event is sponsored by the European Commission, the Ville de Lannion and the Lannion-Trégor Agglomeration.

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