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media gateway controller (MGC)

A Media GatewayController (MGC), also called Call Agent, is the core component of a softswitch. In it, the signaling of the Session Initiation Protocol ( SIP) of the IP networks is converted into D- channel signaling for ISDN. Call agents are also used as intelligent instances in Internet telephony for call control.

Englisch: media gateway controller - MGC
Updated at: 16.06.2010
#Words: 49
Links: indium (In), service interface point (SIP), intelligent peripheral (IP), channel, integrated services digital network (ISDN)
Translations: DE

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