fixed mobile convergence


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fixed mobile convergence

An umbrella term for the seamless switching between fixed and mobile devices. Fixed mobile convergence (FMC) may refer to handsets that switch between cellular and Wi-Fi or to starting a movie on the big-screen TV and continue it on a smartphone or tablet and vice versa. See dual-mode handset.
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Our fixed mobile convergence coverage has typically focused more on bringing IP telephony to the mobile device than on the need for mobile data.
"We are taking the next step with fixed mobile convergence by offering virtually anywhere, anytime access to enterprise solutions and applications, and are pleased to now offer this solution to Avaya customers."
New business applications now available on the CS 2000 include: Mobile Extension, a fixed mobile convergence (FMC) application that allows subscribers to turn their mobile phone into a business extension, enabling them to use their corporate dial plan on the mobile phone for all incoming and outgoing calls; and SIP PBX Trunking, which helps businesses reduce monthly communication costs by carrying PBX voice traffic on their IP data connection,
Swedish telecomms solutions provider Ericsson (OMX Stockholm:ERIC A) (OMX Stockholm:ERIC B) (NASDAQ:ERIC) said on Thursday (11 September) that it has been selected as sole supplier to supply and operate a complete GSM mobile network for Cable&Wireless EAUS (Europe, Asia and US) as it launches its new Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) services in the UK.
Based on industry trends that include major IP telephony vendors offering SIP solutions, enterprises deploying VoIP and unified communications (UC) beyond the traditionally secure perimeter, and service providers aggressively embracing fixed mobile convergence (FMC), Sipera System's Sipera VIPER Lab has identified the top five VoIP threats for 2008:
The service is based on OnRelay's leading Fixed Mobile Convergence product MBX.
The combined VoiceGenie and Convedia solution delivers a Media Resource Function (MRF) for 3G, IMS and Fixed Mobile Convergence deployments.