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SIP (Session Initiation Protocol)
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H.323 Multimedia Conferencing Standard

IN (Intelligent Network)

Instant Messaging


MGCP (Media Gateway Control Protocol)



NPN (New Public Network)

OSP (Open Settlement Protocol)

PINT (PSTN and Internet Interworking)

QoS (Quality of Service)

RSVP (Resource Reservation Protocol)

SAP (Session Announcement Protocol)

SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol)

SDP (Session Description Protocol)

Search and Discovery Services

Service Advertising and Discovery

Signaling for Call Control


SPIRITS (Service in the PSTN/IN Requesting InTernet Service)

SS7 (Signaling System 7)

TAPI (Telephony API)

Telecommunications and Telephone Systems

TRIP (Telephony Routing over IP)

Unified Messaging


Voice over IP (VoIP)

Voice/Data Networks

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IETF Session Initiation Protocol (sip) Working Group

IETF Multiparty Multimedia Session Control (mmusic) Working Group

IETF Working Group: PSTN and Internet Internetworking (pint)

IETF Working Group: Service in the PSTN/IN Requesting InTernet Service (spirits)

Softswitch Consortium (see Technical Library, Protocols)

The SIP Center

IP Telephony Signaling by Bjarne Munch, Ericsson

SIP Tutorial at Network Magazine

Henning Schulzrinne's SIP page (a great site for IP telephony)

A complete list of voice over IP and voice/data-related links can be found under "Voice/Data Networks."

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