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Virtual Authentication Federation Gateway


Term
Virtual Authentication Federation Gateway

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Definition
A Virtual Authentication Federation Gateway addresses 4G radio networks and new IMS services like Voice over LTE (VoLTE), which presents operators with security requirements on IP-based services. The new authentication mechanisms have to be both secure and simple for the end-users. The Authentication Federation Gateway capitalizes on the security features of the SIM for a strong authentication.

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