What is MEGACO Media gateway control?

Media gateway control utilized in voice over IP (VoIP) telecom frameworks. It executes the media gateway control convention architecture for controlling media gateways associated with the public switched telephone network (PSTN). It was created by Bellcore and Cisco, and the Internet Protocol Device Control (IPDC). MGCP is a text-based convention comprising commands and reactions. It utilizes the Session Description Protocol (SDP) for indicating and arranging the media streams to be communicated in a call session.