Skip to main content

Converged Wireless Networking and Optimization for Next Generation Services

Abstract

The Next Generation Network (NGN) vision is tending towards the convergence of internet and mobile services providing the impetus for new market opportunities in combining the appealing services of internet with the roaming capability of mobile networks. However, this convergence does not go far enough, and with the emergence of new coexistence scenarios, there is a clear need to evolve the current architecture to provide cost-effective end-to-end communication. The LOOP project, a EUREKA-CELTIC driven initiative, is one piece in the jigsaw by helping European industry to sustain a leading role in telecommunications and manufacturing of high-value products and machinery by delivering pioneering converged wireless networking solutions that can be successfully demonstrated. This paper provides an overview of the LOOP project and the key achievements that have been tunneled into first prototypes for showcasing next generation services for operators and process manufacturers.

Publisher note

To access the full article, please see PDF.

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to J. Rodriguez.

Rights and permissions

Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Rodriguez, J., Monteiro, V., Gomes, A. et al. Converged Wireless Networking and Optimization for Next Generation Services. J Wireless Com Network 2010, 924720 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/924720

Download citation

Keywords

  • Information System
  • Process Manufacturer
  • System Application
  • Generation Network
  • Mobile Network