The PacketCable architecture

E. Miller, F. Andreasen, G. Russell
2001 IEEE Communications Magazine  
PacketCable‰ defines a multimedia system architecture that overlays a high-speed cable modem access network, with the goal of enabling a wide variety of Internet-Protocol-based multimedia services, such as voice over IP, unified messaging, PBX extension, videoconferencing, and online gaming. Currently, the architecture provides a complete solution for delivering VoIP services. In this article we present the core capabilities necessary to implement such services in a scalable fashion. Next, we
more » ... scribe the major functional components that comprise the Packet-Cable architecture and illustrate how they work together to form an integrated IP multimediaenabled system architecture, which is presently focused on voice over IP. Finally, we present some possible next steps in the evolution of PacketCable.
doi:10.1109/35.925675 fatcat:xr3rmtkkcnavhalax5xhofh4k4