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BW: Open Multimedia Protocol Alliance Merges with International Softswitch Consortium

Jun 22, 1999, 12:50 (0 Talkback[s])

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"The Open Multimedia Protocol Alliance (OMPA) and the International Softswitch Consortium (ISC) have merged to combine their efforts in promoting industry support for open standards and protocols that will provide the foundation for most voice over IP products and services..."

"Both organizations had publicly announced similar goals and objectives for promoting the open standards to further enable speedy adoption of packet telephony networks."

"OMPA's merger with the International Softswitch Consortium brings the voice of open source development into alliance with the existing corporate membership to truly reflect the entire telephony and Internet communications populace. Additionally, Vovida Networks has also committed to sponsoring a corporate seat for the Linux community at large in order to foster representation from the estimated 10 million Linux developers around the world."

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