A Telephony Application for Manets: Voice over a MANET-Extended JXTA Virtual Overlay Network

  • Luis Bernardo
  • Rodolfo Oliveira
  • Sérgio Gaspar
  • David Paulino
  • Paulo Pinto
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 9)


This paper presents MANET-VoVON, a new Internet application for mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs) providing voice over virtual overlay networks. A MANET-enabled version of JXTA peer-to-peer modular open platform (MANET-JXTA) is used to support user location and optionally, audio streaming over the JXTA virtual overlay network. Using MANET-JXTA, a client can search asynchronously for a user, and delay the call setup until a path is available to reach the user. The application uses a private signalling protocol based on the exchange of XML messages over MANET-JXTA communication channels. Nevertheless, it is fully interoperable with normal SIP clients through an embedded gateway function. This paper describes a prototype implementation of the proposed application and of the MANET-JXTA, and presents some performance measurements.


Internet Telephony service Mobile Ad-hoc Networks Peer-to-Peer computing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Bernardo
    • 1
  • Rodolfo Oliveira
    • 1
  • Sérgio Gaspar
    • 1
  • David Paulino
    • 1
  • Paulo Pinto
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculdade de Ciências e TecnologiaUniversidade Nova de LisboaCaparicaPortugal

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