Formerly the "Missouri Service Center" but now called the "National Benefits Center" or NBC.
The hub of the network system. Its main purpose is to control calls to and from other telephone and data systems such as PSTN. It plays a major role in subscriber roaming by providing all the necessary functionality involved in registering, authenticating, location updating, and call routing for a roaming subscriber.
Meteorological Service of Canada (formerly, Atmospheric Environment Service)
See Merchant Support Center.
Mobile Switching Center A switch that provides stored program control for wireless call processing. Identifies the switching office that processes the cellular call.
Mobile Switching Center. The location providing the mobile switching function in a second-generation network wireless network. The MSC switches all calls between the mobile and the PSTN and other mobiles.
Mobile Switching Center This contains all the control and switching elements for a cellular system, housed by the Mobile Telephone Switching Office.
Mobile Switching Centre
Mobile Switching Center. A configuration of equipment designed to provide interconnection services among wireless subscriber stations, and between wireless subscriber stations and the public switched telephone network via one or more base stations under its control.
See Mobile Switching Center
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Mobile Switching Center – GPRS Infrastructure
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Mobile Switching Center. A sophisticated telephone exchange that provides mobility management services, such as circuit-switched calling, and coordination between base stations (cell towers), networks and mobile users within a network. See Also: Base Station
Mobile Switching Center (Network entity that control several base stations)
A Mobile Switching Center (MSC) is a unit within a cellular phone network that automatically coordinates and switches calls in a given cell. It monitors each caller's signal strength, and when a signal begins to fade, it hands off the call to another MSC that's better positioned to manage the call.
Mobile Switching Center. The switch that coordinates the communication of mobile subscribers.
Mobile Switching Center. Provides services and coordination between mobile users in a network and external networks.
mobile services switching center
Mobile Switching Center. A mobile switching center is responsible for connecting calls together by switching the digital voice data packets from one network path to another — a process usually called 'call routing'. MSCs also provide additional information to support mobile service subscribers, including user registration, authentication, and location updating.
Mobile Switching Center. Provides origination and termination functions to calls from a mobile station user.
medium-speed line card. Card on the LightStream 2020 ATM switch that can be configured as an edge or a trunk card. The MSC, in conjunction with an access card, supports two trunk or edge (UNI) ports at data rates up to T3 or E3.
Main switching part of a mobile network (GSM).