Internet Protocol Device Control

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For other uses, see IPDC (disambiguation).

Internet Protocol Device Control (IPDC) is a specification for controlling networking hardware devices, developed by Level 3 Communications and a group of other telcos. Protocol was designed for communicating between centralized network switches and IP-based gateways. It provides management and integration on a very large scale.

Internet Protocol Device Control (IPDC), which was fused with Simple Gateway Control Protocol (SGCP) to form Media Gateway Control Protocol which is based on Media Gateway Control Protocol Architecture

It should not be confused with DVB-IPDC which stands for IP datacasting (data broadcasting) over radio and television broadcasting networks such as DVB-H.

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