Universal Media Gateway

The pre-eminent platform for next generation network migration and transformation

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    Built on a scalable COTS ATCA platform

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    Simplifies migration to IMS core networks

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    Maximizes value of existing TDM investment

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    Field-proven with over 99.999% availability

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    Supports the latest high-definition codecs

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    Emergency standalone mode for survivability


The MG6010 and MG6050 Universal Media Gateway represent a new generation of mid-density and high-density access and trunking voice media gateways.

The Universal Media Gateway is architected to serve as a critical component in integrated Class 4 and Class 5 migration strategies while acting as a vital circuit-to-packet transitional network element in carrier network transformation strategies.

  • Based on the IMS reference architecture
  • Supports high definition and wireless codecs
  • Supports VoIP over cable in a PacketCable environment
  • Supports Network Call Signaling (NCS) to Multimedia Terminal Adaptors (MTAs)
  • Trunking media gateway functionality between classic TDM/PSTN and IMS networks
  • Integrated signaling gateway
  • Transforms circuit-switched SS7 and ISDN messages for IP networks
  • Compatible with Metaswitch’s MetaSphere MTAS or third-party MGCF
  • Emergency Standalone (ESA) function
  • Fully redundant system architecture

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Why use Metaswitch’s Universal Media Gateway?

Network operators are striving to modernize their core switch and services infrastructure while continuing to extract value from their investment in TDM control and transport equipment.

The Universal Media Gateway is equipped to help network operators migrate rapidly to IMS networks while maintaining and extending the functionality of existing TDM infrastructure.

  • Provides clear path to modernize network infrastructure
  • Maximizes value of existing investment
  • Extends the life of expensive core telephony switching systems
  • Flexible support for legacy access or interconnection/peering
  • Suitable for all network operators, including Cable MSOs
  • Suitable for all stages of network migration
  • With the MetaSphere MTAS, provides a complete high-capacity softswitch
  • Preserves service continuity during critical network outages or component failure

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