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BGCF – Breakout Gateway Control Function
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BGCF – Breakout Gateway Control Function

The BGCF is used to route call signalling to and from the most appropriate soft switch/S-CSCF. The S-CSCF controls PSTN services through the use of soft switches and a BGCF. The soft switch comprises of a MGCF (Media Gateway Control Function) and a MGW (Media Gateway) and the BGCF has functionality in order to route traffic and signalling to the correct soft switch.

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