3 Scandinavia and Nokia Siemens Networks have launched a commercial 3G Push-to-Talk and Presence service in Sweden.
The service enables people to use their mobile phones like walkie-talkies, communicating with a selected group or with individuals at the push of a button. In selecting the Nokia Siemens Networks hosting solution to host its commercial Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) and Presence services, 3 Scandinavia was able to roll out the solution more quickly and efficiently.
Nokia Siemens Networks is providing a full hosted solution to 3 Scandinavia including a full suite of network monitoring, operations and systems integration services. The solution also comprises Presence services, an enabling service which enhances the PoC user experience.
Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks’ end-to-end PoC solution offers a full feature set and is compliant with the OMA standard. It also includes the Presence solution which adds a whole new dimension to PoC by letting mobile subscribers know how and when they can reach their family, friends, or colleagues – before making a call. Nokia Siemens Networks’ PoC solution is part of its IMS for fixed and mobile offering and is compliant with 3GPP IMS standards. In addition to voice, the solution will be capable of supporting various push-to-media, such as video.