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Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April 2009 Evolution of NGN infrastructure for Multi-media applications & FMC Ashwani Kumar Director, Sales Engg UTStarcom, India.

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1 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April 2009 Evolution of NGN infrastructure for Multi-media applications & FMC Ashwani Kumar Director, Sales Engg UTStarcom, India FORUM ON NEXT GENERATION STANDARDIZATION (Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April 2009)

2 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Agenda Global Trends NGN & Convergence Converged Network Architecture NGN Advanced Services Architecture SIP Based Multimedia SoftPhone Unified Centrex Continuity FMC Solution Video Conferencing Case Study- PSTN to NGN Migration

3 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Global Trends Technology Trends Networks are moving towards end-to-end IP to support faster and higher BW services Converged Transport to provide robust high BW link between application and user New Wireless technologies are delivering service to remote regions Broadband is replacing dial-up to provide high speed access NGN Core being deployed to support multimedia services Fixed Mobile Convergence promises seamless connectivity regardless of location IPTV is enabling new multimedia applications over Broadband now Market/Industry Trends Convergence of communications & entertainment - Voice, Data, & Video Aggressive growth of broadband subscribers globally Increasing need for higher end-user bandwidth-for Multimedia Services Transition from network-centric single services to subscriber-centric offering Services Value chain Service Bundling - Basic Voice-driven to multimedia service-driven business model Basic services- Voice, Internet access Value Added services- VMS, SMS, UMS, CRBT, IM, Presence, LBS Multimedia Services – IPTV, IP Surveillance, Video Conferencing

4 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Convergence happening everywhere & traditionally isolated markets are overlapping Convergence EntertainmentCommunication Information DataMulti-Media Voice TelecomInternet BroadcastComputer Electronic Home App. Terminal Convergence in Telecommunications Network Service Terminal IP based Heterogeneous environment Ubiquitous Continuity of services & content Broadband based Supporting mobility Convergence faculty Smart facility User friendly interface Industry/Service Terminal Network Media

5 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April NGN Concept NGN is a concept for defining & deploying networks, which due to their formal separation into different layers & planes and use of open interfaces, offers service providers a platform which can evolve in a step-by-step manner to create, deploy & manage innovative services. NG Architecture :Service oriented, layered (transport, control, application) NG Services:Converged (quad play- voice, data, video & mobility) NG Access :High speed (Broadband) IP based connectivity (ADSL,VDSL, WiMax, Cable TV, FTTH) NG Transport:Ethernet, IP-MPLS, RPR, T-MPLS NG Mobile:3G+, 4G NG Internet:IPv6 NG Interconnect:Capacity and Quality based NG Licensing:Unified, Converged

6 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April NGN Converged System Architecture PSTN/PLMN & IN(CAMEL) PHS PBX V5 AN IP phone/IAD/IP TV Console POTS/DSL AMG iUMGSGWTMG WiMAX Gateway Layer Core Switch Control Layer Service Layer NMSOSS OSA Parlay Gateway Parlay API based AS SCP (IN&CAMEL) VAS Servers SLR (VLR/HLR)Pre-paid Server SoftSwitch Call Servers Managed IP Network 3 rd party AS iMS CDMA2000 IP Access GW ASN BS CPE BSC BTS Unified Core Network Solution for all Voice Applications

7 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April CS-P SG iUMG SLR M3UAM2UA IUA H.248 NGN Advanced Service Architecture PSTN/PLMN Parlay Gateway H.323 Network IP-TK CAP/INAP SIP/SIP-T ISUP/PRI OSS NMS iNumber iSecretary VPN Video Conference …… SIP AS FMC Calling Card Video Call Voice Mail Instant Message …... Short Message MCN Location Service Mail Service C-Mode …… mService 2G/3G Network mSwitch Network SIP/SIP-T CAP/INAP ISUP/PRI Core Switch Network UT iSCP External SCP Pre-paid Calling Card Toll Free Standard IN/CAMEL Services IN/CAMEL SIP Network H.323 VAS Server HTTP/SNSP

8 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Advanced Multimedia Services SmartPhone (UTSmart) SIP Based Multimedia SoftPhone Unified Centrex Continuity FMC (Fixed/Mobile Convergence) Solution Conferencing- Voice, message, multimedia Video Calling & Video Conferencing iNumber- Find me Follow me CRBT Unified Messaging- Voice, , Fax, Video Quadruple Play- Voice, Data, Video & Mobility Voice over Broadband Presence & IM PSTN Emulation Services

9 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Smart Soft Phone Support on Microsoft Windows 98/2000/XP Embedded SIP soft phone for voice and video calls Voice codec – G.711a, G.711u, G.729 Video codec – MPEG4, H.263 Phone address book Friendly GUI for service activation and deactivation Automatic update of call records for call history Auto answer and voice message recording/replay SMS support from/to NGN/PLMN/PSTN subscribers Security with password protection (MD5) Multiple call server configuration Support of automatic upgrade from HTTP server

10 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Enterprise Access Solution Unified Centrex PSTN PBX SH PRI SoftSwitch1 05xxxx 06xxxx 03xxxx04xxxx Centrex SZ Centrex HZ Centrex BJ SoftSwitch2SoftSwitch3 IP Core ISUP Provisoning Center Parlay Gateway Parlay API iWAC AS Centralized mService Center Enterprise Access solution: Multi-Access based solution for Enterprise customers One System Virtually support multi Enterprise Users. Wide Area Centrex supports multi-site offices of one Enterprise Customer. Mixed Centrex Group (NGN user, PBX and mobile Centrex) [In Roadmap] IP Phone/PHS Phone (as well futures other Wireless Access Terminals) Roaming among different office

11 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April CALL FAILED PLEASE TRY AGAIN! FMC-Business Drivers Many households today have at least one cell phone. In these households estimated 60% of long distance calls and 36% of local calls take place on mobile phone at home (Yankee Group) 14% of users use cell phones as their primary line (Yankee Group) Additional 26% of users are ready to switch as in-building coverage improves Over 50% of users place mobile calls when they are at home or office (Wireless Review) WiFi exists or can be supported in both places Traffic on mobile network has been increasing causing QoS problem and hence subscribers churn Pressure to reduce tariff for voice services Fixed broadband availability is growing at a rapid pace - double digits in most cases VoBB provides new revenue stream for Service Provider, and also give a low cost alternative to carry mobile voice traffic Leverage low fixed line asset cost to support the mobile voice application Users need to access services seamlessly regardless of their location, active device or the network access method Lower CAPEX, Lower OPEX, Higher coverage and quality

12 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Driving Forces Consumers like mobile phones And all of them are not using just for mobility In >50% cases used for portability, not mobility. Consumes demands low cost for voice Broadband is getting widely deployed Voice over broadband is not only new revenue stream for SP, but also the low cost alternative to carry mobile voice traffic Leverage low fixed line asset cost to provide the mobile voice application Lower CAPEX, Lower OPEX, Higher coverage and quality => Fix Mobility Convergence

13 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April With FMC, users can access the best available service whether they have mobile coverage (e.g. GSM, CDMA), Wi-Fi/fixed-line coverage (e.g. Wi-Fi SIP over broadband) or a combination of both. WiFi/GSM Dual Mode PHONES MOBILE NETWORK IP CORE Mobile Public /WiFi Home /WiFi Office IP CORE PSTN/SS7 NETWORK

14 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Continuity - Fixed Mobile Convergence MOBILE NETWORK MSC HLR /VLR FIXED / WIRELINE NETWORK WiFi/GSM Dual Mode Handset EXISTING SOFTSWITCH EXISTING MEDIA GATEWAY PSTN/PLMN NETWORK SS7 NETWORK Inter-Roaming between WiFi domain and mobile network CS (Call Server) SG (Signaling Gateway) SLR (Subs Location Regiser) PSC (Processing Server for CDR) MAP over SS7

15 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Solution fit for different Operators MNO (e.g. Cingular, Sprint) Improve the mobile coverage with low cost WiFi- Residential / Enterprise / Public hotspot Partner with Cable/Fixed Op to offer total package- Triple or Quadra-play NGN Operator (e.g. Vonage) Enhance their current offerings with mobile capability Partner with MNO as whole sell (MVNO) or roaming Integrated Service Provider (e.g. Brazil Telecom) In-house Mobile and Fixed line operation FMC allows them to use fixed line infrastructure to offer mobile service The combined infrastructure provides lower OPEX ratio comparing with pure MNO Cable Operators (e.g. GCI, Comcast) Partner with MNO to offer FMC Natural extension from Triple-play to Quadra-play – Voice, Data, TV/Video, Mobile FMC-Enabler (e.g. VeriSign) Host equipment and provide FMC backend capability to other NGN, MNO operators Work with multiple small/tier 2/3 operators – Don t acquire FMC subs directly

16 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April FMC Solution Advantage – Service Provider Perspective Converged service infrastructure by consolidating the voice services between the fixed and mobile networks Mobile coverage (GSM, CDMA) – Offering mobility, convenience and ubiquity Wi-Fi SIP over broadband – Offer better quality, lower cost and feature rich capabilities Enhancement of Service Quality Stimulates the new service opportunities to increase ARPU Capability to quickly include value added services - VMS, SMS, CRBT, FMFM, Centrex.. Provides the service differentiators and creates the service stickiness to lower the churn rate Reduction in CAPEX/OPEX by offloading the traffic from cellular to WLAN and spending less on infrastructure buildout Single set of user credentials Using GSM IMSI method authentication for both networks simplifying the user management System Reliability and Scalability backed by Real Deployment Based on the proven NGN (mSwitch) platform (and its IP core) The single mSwitch solution implementation serves over 2.1 m subscribers Architecture compliant with 3G/IMS Future-proof via open standards

17 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April FMC Solution Advantage- User Perspective FMC enable users to access their voice and data services transparently, regardless of their location, device, or network-access method One Number and One Phone service WiFi SIP or GSM/CDMA coverage The user will be able to initiate and terminate calls at any place Seamless Roaming The user will have non-interrupted call sessions when moving from one network to another Uniform and consistent service accessibility & behavior independent of access especially attractive for enterprise users to extend corporate VPN to cellular networks. Reduced monthly charges & convenience of a single bill Simplified and Unified service plans and payment schemes. A single always reachable phone number (Option for dual number) Availability of new services e.g. IM, Unified VM, SMS, Unified phone book, CRBT ….

18 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April FMC Value Proposition ValueConsumersEnterprises Price Reduce/Simplify monthly bill Free WiFi Calling Consolidate/Reduce service plans for better volume Route calls free via PBX/VPN Convenience Simplified service plan Same number everywhere Single always-on number Same phonebook everywhere Quality No more missed calls when out of range No more garbled or dropped calls inside buildings Advanced Features IM everywhere Instant conferencing Fast music downloads Mobile desktop Abbreviated dialing everywhere Fast file transfer everywhere Service providers can now: Reduce churn by providing single number NGN & wireless service to customers Increase stickiness through advanced services Generate new revenue through supporting roaming agreements Future-proof via open standards Maintain a single cost-optimized network infrastructure

19 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April No Impact to Existing Networks To Existing NGN Networks: A functional module addition to the existing SoftSwitch and backend application Able to use the existing NGN for call processing and routing Normal NGN users are still served by existing infrastructure Zero impact of the FS addition All (home/visiting) FMC users will be served by the FMC-FS Registration, authentication, roaming, call processing, handover FMC-FS requires access to FMC user profile data HSS (Home Subscriber Server) model of IMS To Existing GSM Networks: GSM Homed FMC users appear to be regular GSM users NGN Homed FMC users appear to be visiting GSM users FMC-FS uses standard roaming Interface to the GSM Network

20 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Video Conference Service CS-P ISUP mSwitch Domain 1 SIP SLR Parlay API Conference AS CS-P mSwitch Domain 2 SIPSLR Centralized mService Center iAN8000 Video Conference Service: Multiple types of conference Multiple conference reservation methods Automatic notification to conference participants Rich set of conference management and control functions ISUP Parlay Gateway PSTN/PLMN

21 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April PSTN to NGN Migration Case Study Background A leading tier 1 carrier in Philippine Owning 2m fixed & 22m GSM mobile customers as of Q A public company listed in NYSE Total market cap of US$7.8B as of Sept 2006 Total revenue US$2.5B in last 4 quarters EBITDA US$1.6B in last 4 quarters Operating margin 37% A fast growing service provider in Asia Provides fixed line, GSM mobile and broadband data service to both residential and enterprise customers Problem Statement How to sustain and grow the fixed line service? Lots of population without telephone service Lots of business users demand more service How to increase the ARPU leveraging NGN/IMS? IPTV? FMC? Triple-play? Quadrupled-Play? How to lower the OPEX? Real estate expense in the big metropolitan area? Power consumption? Human resource required for operation? How to manage EOL/EOS of the aged TDM switches? The cost of maintaining is unbalance with the cost of buying new

22 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April UTStarcom Solution PSTN Emulation Subsystem – PES Provide services to green-field customers Replace the existing TDM switch – total 7 models in place mSwitch as the core SoftSwitch + Gateways + Backend office applications iAN8000 as the access Combination of DSL, DLC and VoIP AG Foundation for FMC and IPTV in the future Phase 1: Started with 150K NGN lines capacity Network installation and migration planning for 3 months First TDM switch replacement/migration in March 2006 Adding customer via both old switch migration and green field expansion Service extension to Centrex Targeting under served enterprise customers Phase 2: Network expansion to total of 500K NGN lines Contract signed in later 2006 Network fully deployed Phase 3: Planning for total of 1.5M NGN lines in 2008 Total 5m NGN lines planned in next 3 – 5 years 150+ CO sites replaced by 3 NGN SS sites

23 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Migration Benefits CAPEX Savings Central Office (CO) consolidation Simpler network with fewer types and pieces of equipment OPEX Cost Savings- 80% Operation and Maintenance cost reduction Reduced power consumption- 94% (Reduced air-conditioning requirements) Faster provisioning of services Floor Space Savings- 92% Reduced space requirements Consolidation of cabinet areas Improvement in time-to-market for new services- 90% Faster introduction of new services Increase in Revenues EOL management End of support to critical TDM components- High cost of vendor support Stop manufacturing of components Salvage components to support in-house repair of modules when they run out of spares.

24 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Blueprint of One Real CO Space Reduction 19 x 11 =209ft 2 6 x 4 =24 ft 2 48 x 29 =1392 ft 2 6 x 34 =204 ft 2 Total Space= = 1625 ft2 Total Saving in One CO =1421 ft 2

25 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Greatest Experience: Cut-Over Procedure IP, NGN, and PSTN inter-connect infrastructure configured and tested AGs installed, wired on MDF, configured, and qualified Migration of Digital Loop Carriers Retrofitting the access gateways in existing DLC cabinet Consolidation of cabinet areas Sample subscriber data populated, provision ADSL Sub Number migration set up and tested for lines and trunks Bulk sub data migrated and tested again for all features and billing MDF- isolation pin switched so that sub lines are switched from legacy switch to AGs (a couple of minutes) PSTN tandem switches re-route traffic from legacy switch to NGN C4 (1 minute)

26 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Thank You This presentation is provided by UTStarcom for planning purposes only. Changes in market conditions and/or other changes in circumstances, can affect the assumptions upon which this presentation was based or otherwise impact the contents of this presentation and therefore such contents cannot be guaranteed and are subject to change at any time without notice. Nothing contained in this presentation shall be deemed to create, modify or supplement any commitments or warranty made by the company, whether expressed, implied or statutory, in connection with the products, technology and/or services referenced herein. *Some features may require addition development and may not be ready for immediate implementation.

27 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April iNumber – Find Me Follow Me CS-P ISUP mSwitch Domain 1 SIP SLR Provisoning Center PSTN/PLMN Parlay Gateway Parlay API iNumber App. CS-P mSwitch Domain 2 SIPSLR Centralized mService Center iAN8000 iNumber is UTStarcom solution name for Find-Me-Follow-Me service Subscriber registers one number as a master number Then associates other numbers to the master number- home, office... Whenever the master number is called, the system will ring sequentially all the numbers Flexible number bundling among SIP user, PSTN POTS, PLMN MSISDN etc. Dial one number to reach all the bundled number Support sequential and simultaneous ringing options Activated/deactivated through web/IVR

28 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April CRBT OSS NMS CS-P/iUMG #1 TS (SLR, PSC) PSTN NGN Access NGN Access UT CRBT Suite CRBT media library User web portal/OSS CRBT media/signaling server NFS

29 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April Sri Lanka Scenario Population– 20 million Tele density ~ 50%. * Based on forecast provided by Infonetics Research in Nov 2007 NGN market in Asia provides a potential for a cumulative operator capex opportunity of approx. $3.9B* over and $0.9B* in 2008 Competition remains intense but rational. Strict profitability focus in Operators. All Operators considering NGN deployment and have issued RFP/Tenders Service provider Type of services Subscribers SLTWire line, CDMAPSTN – 1.35m CDMA ~ 700k DialogGSM, CDM5 m SuntelWLL700k LankabelWLL1m Mobitel (SLT GSM)GSM, HSPA1.5m TigoGSM800k HutchGSM700k

30 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7-10 April NGN Market Drivers TDM switches facing EOL or reaching capacity saturation Explosive growth in Internet traffic Intense competition Telco vs. Cable vs. Satellite vs. Wireless vs. NGN Need for Improved Business Model OPEX savings and top-line revenue growth Need for Service Differentiation Ease in offering new services (VoIP, IPTV, FMC) Time-to-market and ability to provision services quicker Integration of network resulting in huge network cost savings

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