Overview: The TM Forum (formerly TeleManagement Forum and the Network Management Forum) is a non-profit industry association for service providers and their suppliers in the telecommunications and entertainment industries. It acquired the IPsphere Forum group in 2008. Members include telephone companies, cable operators, network operators, software suppliers, equipment suppliers and systems integrators. TM Forum provides information and support to help its members with creating and delivering profitable services. These include industry research and benchmarks, technology roadmaps, best-practice guidebooks, software standards and interfaces, as well as certified training, conferences, and publications. The Forum also provides its member community with marketing and networking opportunities.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.tmforum.org/DownloadCenter/14948/home.html
IPR Policy: Available at: http://www.tmforum.org/AntitrustPolicy/1359/home.html
Current Status: Active