Professor Anna Brunström, Karlstad University, is heading a research project that will lead to more reliable and secure telecommunications via the Internet. Reliability is an important aspect when telephony moves over to the Internet, so-called IP-telephony.
Today there are three different nets: for telephony, for the Internet, and for cable TV. Researchers believe that all of this traffic will be using the Internet instead. The advantages of IP telephony include lower costs and greater ease in custom-tailoring new services for individuals.
“But there are difficulties as well. We don’t know how the Net will cope with increased demands for performance and operational stability. And this is where our research comes in,” says Anna Brunström.
Christina Celsing | alfa
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