SOURCE: Tekelec


August 31, 2009 09:00 ET

Tekelec to Join MobiMedia 2009 Panel on the Future of Wireless

SIP Expert Tapped to Present on Role of Telecom Equipment Manufacturers

MORRISVILLE, NC--(Marketwire - August 31, 2009) - Tekelec (NASDAQ: TKLC) will participate in the "Future Wireless Multimedia Communications" panel at MobiMedia 2009. The session will examine the roles of regulators, researchers, solutions providers, operators and governments in developing new mobile standards, applications and technologies. The conference will be held September 7-9, 2009 at the John Galsworthy Building at Kingston University in London, U.K.

Dorgham Sisalem, Ph.D., director of next-generation network (NGN) signaling solutions with Tekelec and co-founder of, will participate on the panel with:

-- Dr. Gunther Auer, of the wireless technology research group for NTT DOCOMO Euro-Labs in Germany

-- Professor Harald Haas, from University of Edinburgh, U.K.

-- Professor William Webb, head of research and development at U.K. communications regulator Ofcom

The panel is scheduled for September 8 at 5 p.m. Sisalem, representing the only telecommunications solution provider on the panel, will address how suppliers can help operators migrate to session initiation protocol (SIP)-based NGNs.

Sisalem is a contributor to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the organization that records protocol standards, best practices, and technical and engineering documents to improve the Internet. He also helped author the book "SIP Security" and he regularly writes for Tekelec's SIP Sessions blog.

For additional SIP information, Tekelec has a free SIP Pocket Guide and SSR Application Handbook available for download, as well as a SSR multimedia tutorial addressing several next-generation networking challenges.

About Tekelec

Tekelec, a global leader in core multimedia session control, mobile messaging and network intelligence, ensures scalable, secure and highly available communications. The company's market-leading signaling solutions enable the interworking of different network applications, technologies and protocols, providing a smooth transition to next-generation networks. Tekelec has more than 20 offices around the world serving customers in more than 100 countries, with corporate headquarters located near Research Triangle Park in Morrisville, N.C., U.S.A. For more information, please visit

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