The IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS): Session Control and Other Network Operations

Travis Russell




Build and maintain a converged multimedia network environment

Seamlessly merge the Internet with cellular and wireless networks using next-generation IMS technology and the comprehensive information contained in this authoritative resource. The IP Multimedia Subsystem: Session Control and Other Network Operations details the steps necessary to deliver Web-based content, VoIP, streaming multimedia, conference calls, and text messages across one integrated network. Learn how to transition to IMS architecture, communicate with legacy networks, control sessions using SIP, and connect subscribers to network services. In-depth coverage of the latest IMS security, business intelligence, customer care, and billing procedures is also included.

  • Migrate legacy networks to IMS-based technology
  • Use the Proxy, Interrogating, and Serving Call Session Control Functions
  • Interface with TDM-based, wireless, wireline, and VoIP networks
  • Handle private and public user identities, domain names, and URLs
  • Establish SIP sessions and connect subscribers to network services
  • Deploy reliable network, access, and user-level security
  • Prevent eavesdropping, DoS, message tampering, and amplification exploits
  • Track services rendered and charge subscribers using DIAMETER and CDRs

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Architecture of the IMS
Chapter 2. Moving from Legacy to Convergence
Chapter 3. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
Chapter 4. Addressing in the IMS
Chapter 5. Establishing a Session in the IMS
Chapter 6. Security Procedures in the IMS
Chapter 7. Online and Offline Charging in the IMS
Appendix A: 3GPP Documentation
Appendix B: Bibliography




- 將遺留網絡遷移到基於IMS的技術
- 使用代理、詢問和服務呼叫會話控制功能
- 與基於TDM、無線、有線和VoIP網絡進行接口
- 處理私有和公共用戶身份、域名和URL
- 建立SIP會話並將用戶連接到網絡服務
- 部署可靠的網絡、訪問