By 2004, the wireless subscriber base worldwide is expected to reach 1.4 billion users, and approximately 300 million users will be accessing the Internet from some form of wireless appliance. The race is on, and Nortel Networks have first-mover advantage.
Nortel Networks already demonstrated wireless applications at speeds more than 25 times faster than today's industry standard. Recently, Herschel Shosteck Associates ranked Nortel Networks first in Wireless Internet infrastructure strategy, and The Yankee Group ranked Nortel Networks first in next-generation Wireless Internet architecture.
More than 75 percent of North American and 50 percent of European backbone Internet traffic travels across Nortel optical networking equipment. Now Nortel Networks helping service providers deliver the unconstrained access and high bandwidth multimedia content second Wave of eBusiness customers demand.
Nortel Networks 3G (Third Generation) networks provide wireless operators with faster time-to-market and greater profitability. Nortel Networks solutions offer clear migration paths, allowing service providers to leverage their existing network investments while upgrading. And they work collaboratively with Nortel Networks customers, achieving the fastest time-to-market possible.
Nortel Networks' state-of-the-art DMS-100 Wireless product is a multi-functional switching system that integrates the industry's most respected DMS-100/200 (local/toll) wireline and DMS Mobile Telephone Exchange (MTX) digital wireless switching systems onto a single hardware platform. The DMS-100 Wireless offers a flexible and cost effective way for a service provider to establish a single point of presence in both traditional wireline and wireless markets, as well as new data and internet telephony markets. And, by delivering new integrated customer services such as a single voice mail box, one number capabilities, and feature transparency, service providers can pursue new revenue opportunities, increase customer satisfaction, and establish a market presence as a technology leader.
The features is providing true software integration of the wireline and wireless platforms-evident by the software-based support of integrated SS7 signaling links and inter-switch trunks-the DMS-100 Wireless platform supports integrated services such as the new Integrated Wireless Centrex solution. Leveraging the integrated software structure of the DMS-100 Wireless system is a major strength, allowing Nortel Networks to quickly port popular wireline features to wireless phones. Nortel Networks is currently working with service operators on defining new integrated features and services that will make communication easier for their customers. The DMS-100 Wireless is part of the Nortel Networks Succession solution, allowing unified wireless and wireline capabilities while providing a seamless evolution path from traditional voice-based, circuit-switched technology to new packet-switched architecture supporting voice, data, and Internet based services. By accessing the Internet anytime, anywhere with the new, high-performance Wireless Internet. It combines the mobility of wireless with the speed, capacity and reliability of Nortel Networks industry-leading Optical Internet solutions.
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