Media Gateway Controller

Abbreviated as MGC, media gateway controller is a system used in some VoIP architectures. MGC handles the registration and management of resources at the media gateway. A media gateway controller exchanges messages with central office switches via a signaling gateway. A media gateway controller is sometimes called a call agent, call controller, or softswitch.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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