Media Gateway Control Protocol
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<communications, protocol> (MGCP) A protocol used within a
Voice over IP system. MGCP is an IETF work in progress,
it superseded SGCP.
MGCP is an internal protocol used within a distributed
system that appears to the outside world as a single VoIP
This system is composed of a Call Agent, and a set of
gateways, including at least one "media gateway" that performs
the conversion of media signals between circuits and
packets, and at least one "signalling gateway" when
connected to an SS7 controlled network.
IETF MGCP draft (http://ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-huitema-megaco-mgcp-v0r1-05.txt).
Nearby terms: Media Access Control « Media Access Unit « Media Converter « Media Gateway Control Protocol » Medium Access Control » meeces » Meet
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