Patent Number: 7,085,264

Title: System and method for controlling media gateways that interconnect disparate networks

Abstract: A system and method for controlling media gateways that interconnect disparate networks is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, the method comprises receiving a request for a circuit service call channel, the request comprising information identifying a media gateway selected out of a plurality of media gateways, the selected media gateway having a TDM circuit selected out of a plurality of TDM circuits associated with it; selecting an ATM VCC from a plurality of ATM VCCs associated only with the selected media gateway; and transmitting an Establish Request to a Q.2630 module of a signaling gateway.

Inventors: Erhart; Wesley R. (McKinney, TX), Welch; Christopher L. (Murphy, TX), Boudreaux; Paul H. (Garland, TX)

Assignee: Nortel Networks Limited

International Classification: H04L 12/66 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018