A generic service order handling interface for the cooperative Service Providers in the deregulating and competitive telecommunications environment

  • Young B. Choi
  • Adrian Tang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1238)


We propose a generic service ordering interface for the cooperative service providers in the deregulating and competitive telecommunications environment. In particular, we show the necessary operations and information objects used in the interface. As the speed of openness in the global telecommunications market is getting faster, the importance of mutually interoperable interface among the cooperative Service Providers (SPs) is growing day by day. Currently, the world wide effort to resolve this complex situation is going on in various ways. To achieve a smooth migration to the globally compatible interface from each SP's existing legacy service ordering interface, our model can be referenced as a good candidate.


Service Order Handling Service Provider (SP) Main Service Provider (MSP) Subcontracted Service Provider (SSP) Information Modelling Computational Modelling TINA-C 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Young B. Choi
    • 1
  • Adrian Tang
    • 2
  1. 1.Protocol Engineering Center (PEC)Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)TaejonRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Computer Science TelecommunicationsUniversity of Missouri-Kansas CityKansas CityUSA

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