IMS Forum


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IMS Forum

(IP Multimedia Subsystem Forum, Fremont, CA, www.imsforum.org) An industry association dedicated to the acceleration of IP convergence and interoperability of IP services. The organization also provides best practices consulting on interconnectivity for fixed, mobile and cable service providers. See IP Multimedia Subsystem.

Born as the International Softswitch Consortium (ISC) in 1999 and re-dubbed the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) in 2003, the IMS Forum's creation was supported in 2006 by more than a dozen telecom players, including Cisco and Alcatel.
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Ditech will work with the IMS Forum to advance network interconnectivity and voice quality best practices.
These efforts will help IMS network architectures and applications to become mainstream," said Michael Khalilian, chairman and president of the IMS Forum and CTO of Pervasip.