All of PT's SEGway products offer complete flexibility in the choice of SIGTRAN interfaces from M2PA and M2UA to Signaling Gateway protocols - M3UA and SUA. These scalable solutions allow carriers to define a solution that fits today’s needs with room to grow and meet future traffic needs. As business expands, only a license key change is required – there are no additional hardware costs.
IP-based networks have become the preferred infrastructure for signaling, replacing traditional circuit-switched SS7 networks. Signaling equipment deployed today must be capable of supporting both standards’ based SIGTRAN (M2PA, M3UA, SUA, M2UA) protocols as well as SS7 to ensure ubiquity and seamless transition to this new paradigm.
IP-based signaling offers distinct advantages over traditional signaling channels. SIGTRAN associations/links are capable of delivering much higher bandwidth on a single connection than either a 56kb/64kb channel or 1.544Mb ATM/HSL link. In addition, IP-multi-homing offers another layer of network resiliency over legacy network deployments.
PT's SEGway solutions enable efficient signaling traffic growth from the edge of the network to the core whether transitioning or expanding a network.