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MPLS & Frame Relay Alliance and The ATM Forum Announce Intent to Merge
In a joint announcement the MPLS & Frame Relay Alliance and The ATM Forum unveiled plans to form a single organization to advance the deployment of multi-vendor, multi-service, packet-based networks, associated applications and interworking solutions. (July, 2004).

White Paper:
Converged Data Networks: Bringing Together ATM & MPLS Technologies
discusses the search for an optimal integrated solution, and how to create a convergence blueprint that can be used to implement service provider specific networks, and to identify and deliver the standards needed to do this (April, 2004).

ATMF Broadband Roadmap
The ATM Forum's Broadband Roadmap through 2005 has recently been updated. Learn how key emerging applications, services and architectures can drive the Broadband market. (November 2003)

International Conference on Communiation & Broadband Networking (ICBN '04)
The ATM Forum sponsored the ICBN'04 held in April 7-9, 2004 in Kobe, Japan. The theme of the ICBN '04 was communications and networking technologies that facilitate "Seamless Global Connectivity and Services Anywhere, Anytime." Program presentations and tutorials are now available.

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