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What does MSC stand for?

MSC stands for Mobile Switching Center

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The Tekelec next-generation gateway mobile switching center (GMSC) server solution includes the Tekelec 9000 Distributed Switching Solution (DSS) and the Accolade Core Wireless Convergence Server (WCS) from Convergin, a leading provider of core wireless convergence servers.
This enables wireless, and wireline service providers to leverage a softswitch-based packet network into a distributed mobile switching environment with gateway mobile switching center (GMSC) functionality, and at the same time start utilizing convergence service capabilities, thereby putting the network on a clear evolution path to IMS.
Seamlessly integrated on TECORE's Mobile Switching Center (MSC)/Visitor Location Register (VLR), this flexible, cost-effective solution requires no external devices such as protocol converters or connections and supports the necessary functions to allow portability.
Deployment of Paragon's BROADway multi-service access switch at the mobile switching center, and deployment of the MASTERseries cell site access gateway products at cell site locations will provide Carolina West with an end-to-end solution for optimizing the backhaul of their existing AMPs and TDMA technologies, as well as their new CDMA overlay.