The company has successfully integrated, tested and proven voice services on its 100% packet-based network including its Cisco core and edge devices, its Telcordia Technologies Call Agent (softswitch), the internal packet network signaling using Multimedia Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP), network to network Signaling System Seven
(SS7), voice gateways and interconnection to the world-wide Public Switched Telephone Network.
Focal Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: FCOM), a rapidly growing facilities-based competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), has completed the Signaling System Seven
(SS7) enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) service trial with Pacific Bell in California.
The LSMS then updates the signaling system seven
(SS7) service control point (SCP) and/or signaling transfer point (STP) which process queries from switches seeking to properly route calls made to ported numbers.