Location Information Discovery for IP Telephony

  • Leon Stringer
  • Frank Dudek
  • Carolin Bauer

Abstract

The lack of an accepted standard approach to the provision of caller location information is a serious shortcoming in IP telephony. This paper presents a novel approach to implementing this functionality without the additional infrastructure overheads typically found in comparable efforts. The proposed system achieves caller location identification using a series of SNMP requests that could be implemented on existing networks. Initial evaluation shows potential for further development as an alternative to other proposed solutions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leon Stringer
    • 1
  • Frank Dudek
    • 1
  • Carolin Bauer
    • 1
  1. 1.Staffordshire UniversityBeaconsideUnited Kingdom

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