A GSMA Member
Industry Standards Are Top Priority: F5 Traffix is a GSMA Member
F5 Traffix participates in several working groups that reflect typical Diameter use cases to assist operators
F5 Traffix joined the GSMA as an associate member in 2011 to share its Diameter expertise and advance interoperability and standards compliance in the industry.
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide.
Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organisations.
The F5 Traffix Diameter experts contribute in several GSMA working groups. Here are a few examples:
- The Inter-Working, Roaming Expert Group (IREG) that specifies technical, operational and performance issues supporting international roaming.
- The Packet Working Group (PACKET) that specifies technical, operational and performance issues supporting international roaming in 2.5G, 3G and LTE. The group focuses on the study from a compatibility and interoperability perspective of the transition from 2.5 to 3G to LTE.
- Roaming & Interconnect over LTE (RILTE) group whose goal is to understand the impact of the addition of LTE and EPC to the existing roaming ecosystem.
- IWG, Interconnect Working Group, that has the overall responsibility for interconnection and interworking related matters aimed at improving the quality of operator interconnection and interworking relationships worldwide between operators and third parties, and between operators themselves.