NITC ENUM Taskforce
What is Enum?

ENUM is a mechanism for mapping telephone (E.164) number to Internet resource addreesses,and it is an abbreviation of Electronic NUmber Mapping

  • Internet resource addresses are specified as URIs.
  • Mapping is performed by DNS lookup
  • end users (Applications) can select URI according to their preference
  • standerdization by cooperation of IETF and ITU

ENUM is not:

  • a directory
  • a search service
  • a transport service
  • a telephony service or voice encoding method
  • a rendezvous protocol







E.164 to domain name mapping

Taskforce usefull documents:
ENUM technical aspects-1
ENUM technical aspects-2
ENUM technical aspects-3
ENUM technical aspects-4
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