Cable VoIP enterprise to benefit from SIP Forum's SIPconnect Version 1.1

The cable industry's move into the world of all-IP commercial applications should get a boost from the latest version of the SIP Forum's SIPconnect technical specification--especially when it comes to providing voice services.

SIPconnect 1.1 improves on the original version that was ratified in 2008 by providing a more tightly configured set of guidelines for seamless interoperability between SIP-enabled IP-PBXs and service provider networks, including cable operators.

The latest iteration enhances the direct IP peering connection between SIP-enabled enterprises and service provider networks by offering "enterprises and whole industries such as manufacturing, finance and healthcare real value by promoting--and enabling--interoperability," said SIP Forum Chairman Richard Shockey, who also served as chairman of the SIPconnect Task Group.

For more:
- TMCNet has this story

Related articles:
CableLabs developing SIP trunking specs for business voice
More interoperability! SIP Forum teams with i3 Forum-targets FOIP

Suggested Articles

Comcast, Charter and ViacomCBS today announced that they will all take equal ownership of Blockgraph.

Cord cutting will get worse for cable companies. But the financial impact for those same companies will be limited.

Comcast reached a distribution agreement with HBO Max and will offer the service for no extra charge to its existing HBO subscribers.