Wireless Instant Messaging: Propelling SMS and Desktop IM to the Next Level



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Published Q4, 2003. 54 pages. 9 tables & figures

THE FUTURE OF SMS & INSTANT MESSAGING

INTRODUCTION

KEY CONCLUSIONS

INSTANT MESSAGING MARKET TODAY
Overview
Enterprise versus Consumer Messaging
Wireless IM Drivers
Wireless IM Ecosystem

WIRELESS INSTANT MESSAGING ISSUES
Lack of Integration
Difficult to Use
Lack of Interoperability

TECHNOLOGY CONSIDERATIONS
Cellular Network Capabilities
Wireless LAN Technology
Internet Multimedia
Presence
Location-Based Services
Security Considerations
Instant Messaging Standards
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
Instant Messaging and Presence Protocol (IMPP)
SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions (SIMPLE)
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP)
Wireless Village
Presence & Availability Management (PAM) Working Group

THE FUTURE OF MESSAGING
Interoperable Services
Standards Based
Presence-Enabled Address Book
Automated Operation Based on Profiles
Smart Clients

THREATS, OPPORTUNITIES AND STRATEGIES
Cellular Operator Strategies
Service Provider Strategies
Device Vendor Strategies
Infrastructure Vendor Strategies
Software Vendor Strategies

VENDOR AND OPERATOR PROFILES
Cellular Operators
AT&T Wireless
Cingular Wireless
Nextel
Sprint PCS
T-Mobile
Verizon Wireless
IM Service Providers
AOL
ICQ
MSN
Yahoo
Device, Infrastructure and Software Vendors
ActiveBuddy, Inc.
Agile Mobile
Akonix Systems, Inc.
All Instant, Inc.
Antepo
Apple
Applied Messaging Corp.
Bantu, Inc.
BEA Systems
Black Octopus
Cerulean Studios
Comverse (Odigo)
Danger, Inc.
Dynamicsoft
Ecrio Inc.
FaceTime Communications
Fastmobile
Followap
General Wireless
Good Technology
Groove Networks Inc.
Hotsip
IBM
Ikimbo
Infinite Agent
Invertix Corp.
Jabber, Inc.
MessageVine
Microsoft (Enterprise and MSN)
MobileIM
NMS Communications (MessageMachines)
One Voice Technologies
OpenWave
OZ Communications
PeopleSoft
Research in Motion
Ruksun Software Technologies
Salesnet
Simplewire, Inc.
Telecommunication Systems
The Messaging Architects
Vayusphere

TABLE OF ACRONYMS


Figures

  • Figure 1, Forecasted wireless IM users, worldwide (in millions)
  • Figure 2, Danger Sidekick
  • Figure 3, Interoperability between IM vendors
  • Figure 4, Future IM interoperability
  • Figure 5, Nokia 6800

Tables

  • Table 1, Wireless IM ecosystem
  • Table 2, Key attributes of IM standards
  • Table 3, Comparison of ‘big three’ public IM service providers
  • Table 4, Acronyms


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