Location-Based Services Using SIP
Due to the popularity of Location-Based Services and IP telephony, the authors decided to review a number of different proposals to implement Location-Based Services over a SIP-based mobile network. The result is an interesting overview about the potential functionalities of Location-Based Services and the capabilities of SIP for implementing these services. In an increasingly competitive telecommunication world, mobile network operators continuously seek new and innovative ways to create differentiation, to be preferred by customers and to increase profits. One way to accomplish this is through the delivery of highly personalized services, For example, taking real advantages of the "Mobile" concept to deliver relevant services and information to the user.