Application Session Controller

Abbreviated as ASC, the Application Session Controller network element resides at the application layer and sits between the application layer and the core network to provide and manage connectivity to the evolving telecom network. The ASC incorporates a number of open standard APIs, plus the signaling, media between disparate networks that converged.

See session controller.
See also Session Border Controller.

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