signaling point


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signaling point

A node in an SS7 network. See SS7 and point code.
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The signaling gateways enable the immediate IP migration of existing signaling points, regardless of network architecture and are fully interoperable with other gateways, Signal Transfer Points, databases and legacy PSTN switches.
The signaling gateway products enable direct IP migration of existing signaling points, regardless of network architecture and are fully interoperable with other gateways, Signal Transfer Points, databases and legacy PSTN switches.
Abacus can emulate multiple signaling points in the SS7 network for testing functionality and performance of media gateways, switches, voicemail systems and signaling gateways, with the added advantage of SS7 switching on the same Abacus system.
With the added New York STPs, the Illuminet network now consists of 13 pairs of STPs and more than 150 signaling points of interconnection in major cities including Dallas, Chicago and the Bay Area.
The entire Illuminet network now consists of 12 pairs of Tekelec STPs and more than 150 signaling points of interconnection in major cities including New York, Dallas and Chicago, continuing to make it the largest SS7 network in the United States not affiliated with a major carrier.

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