1G - First Generation AB - Access Burst ACCH - Associated Control Channel Ack - Acknowledgment Message AGCH - Access Grant Channel AIN - Advanced Intelligent Network ALS - Alternate Line Service AM - Amplitude Modulation

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Dec 12, 2013 (3 years and 6 months ago)

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1G
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First Generation

AB
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Access Burst

ACCH
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Associated Control Channel

Ack
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Acknowledgment Message

AGCH
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Access Grant Channel

AIN
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Advanced Intelligent Network

ALS
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Alternate Line Service

AM
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Amplitude Modulation

AOC
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Advice Of Charge

AuC

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Authentication Center

BAIC
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Barring of All Incoming Calls

BAOC
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Barring of All Outgoing Calls

BCH
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Broadcast Channel

BS
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Base Station

BS
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Bearer Services

BSC
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Base Station Controller

BSCS
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Business Support And Control System

BSS
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Base St
ation Subsystem

BTA
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Basic Trading Area

BTS
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Base Transceiver Station

CAI
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Common Air Interface

CAMEL
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Customized Applications For Mobile Enhanced Logic

CAPs
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Competitive Access Providers

CARE
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Customer Account Record Exchange

CBCH
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Cell Broa
dcast Channel

CC
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Convolutional Coding

CCBS
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Customer Care and Billing System

CCCH
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Common Control Channel

CDMA
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Code Division Multiple Access

CDMA2000
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Code Division Multiple Access 2000

CDR
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Call Detail Record

CEPT
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Conference Of European P
ostal And Telecommunications Administrations

CLI
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Calling Line Identification

CLID
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Calling Line Identification Display

CLIR
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Calling Line Identification Restriction

CPP
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Calling Party Pays

CUG
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Closed User Group

DB
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Dummy Burst

DCCH
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Dedicat
ed Control Channel

DCS
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1800
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Digital Cellular System 1800 MHz

DCS
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1900
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Digital Cellular System 1900 MHz

DECT
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Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone

DL
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Downlink

DOC
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Department Of Communications

DRx
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Discontinuous Reception

DSP
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Digital Si
gnal Processor

DTE
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Data Terminal Equipment

DTx
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Discontinuous Transmission

E911
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Enhanced 911

E
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commerce or ECommerce
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Electronic Commerce

EDACS
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Enhanced Digital Access Communication System

EDGE
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Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution

ED
GE Compact
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Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution Compact

EFR
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Enhanced Full Rate

EHR
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Enhanced Half Rate

EIR
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Equipment Identity Register

Email or e
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Mail
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Electronic Mail

EQ
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Equalization

ESS
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Electronic Switching System

ETSI
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European

Telecommunications Standards Institute

FACCH
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Fast Associated Control Channel

FACCH/F
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Full Rate Fast Associated Control Channel

FACCH/H
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Half Rate Fast Associated Control Channel

FCB
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Frequency Correction Burst

FCC
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Federal Communications Commi
ssion

FCCH
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Frequency Correction Channel

FEC
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Forward Error Correction

FH
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Frequency Hopping

FM
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Frequency Modulation

FPLMTS
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Future Public Land Mobile Telephone System

FR
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Full Rate

FW
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Firmware

GCR
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Group Call Register

GGSN
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Gateway GPR
S Support Node

GP
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Guard Period

GPRS
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General Packet Radio Service

GSM
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Global System For Mobile Communications

GTP
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GPRS Tunneling Protocol

GUI
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Graphic User Interface

HANDO
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Handover

HDML
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Handheld Device Markup Language

HLR
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Home Locatio
n Register

HPU
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Hand Portable Unit

HR
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Half Rate

HSCSD
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High Speed Circuit Switched Data

HSN
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Hopping Sequence Number

HTML
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Hypertext Markup Language

IDN
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Integrated Digital Network

IMEI
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International Mobile Equipment Identifier

IMSI
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Inte
rnational Mobile Subscriber Identity

IN
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Intelligent Network

ISDN
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Integrated Services Digital Network

ISI
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Inter Symbol Interference

ITU
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International Telecommunication Union

IWF
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Interworking Function

Kc
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Cipher Key

L_CH
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Logical Channel

LAC
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Location Area Code

LAN
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Local Area Network

LATA
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Local Access And Transport Area

MAHO
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Mobile Assisted Handover

MCC
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Mobile Country Code

ME
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Mobile Equipment

MM
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Mobility Management

MMI
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Man Machine Interface

MNC
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Mobile Network Code

MOSMS
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Mobile Originated Short Message Service

MOU
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Memorandum Of Understanding

MPP
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Mobile Party Pays

MS
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Mobile Station

MSC
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Mobile Switching Center

MSCM
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Mobile Station Class Mark

MSIC
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Mobile System Identification Code

MSISDN
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Mobile Su
bscriber ISDN

MTP
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Message Transfer Part

MTSMS
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Mobile Terminated Short Message Service

Multiframe
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Multiple Timeframe

Multifunction SIM
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Multi
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Function Subscriber Identity Module Card

MWI
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Message Waiting Indicator

Nack Message
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Negative Ack
nowledgement Message

NANP
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North American Numbering Plan

NB
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Normal Burst

Net
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Internet

NM
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Network Management

NMC
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Network Maintenance Center

NMC
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Network Management Center

NMT
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Nordic Mobile Telephone

NSS
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Network Switching Subsystem

NT
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Network Termination

NTIZ
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Network Identity And Timezone

OMC
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Operations And Maintenance Center

OTAP
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Over The Air Programming

PCMCIA
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Personal Computer Memory Card International Association

PCN
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Personal Communications Network

PCS
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Personal C
ommunication Services

PHS
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Personal Handiphone System

PIN
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Personal Identification Number

PLMN Code
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Public Land Mobile Network Code

PM
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Phase Modulation

PPP
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Point
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To
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Point Protocol

PSTN
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Public Switched Telephone Network

PTN
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Public Tel
ephone Network

PUK
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Personal Unblocking Key

QAM
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Quadrature Amplitude Modulation

RAB
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Random Access Burst

RACE
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Research In Advanced Communications In Europe

RACH
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Random Access Channel

Ringtone
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Ring Tone

ROAM
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Roaming

RSS
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Radio Sub
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Sys
tem

SACCH
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Slow Associated Control Channel

SC
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Smart Card

SCADA
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Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition

SCH
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Synchronization Channel

SDCCH
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Stand
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Alone Dedicated Control Channel

SDMA
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Spatial Division Multiple Access

SGSN
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Serving General

Packet Radio Service Support Node

SGSN
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Serving GPRS Support Node

SIM
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Subscriber Identity Module

SMS
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Short Message Service

SMSC
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Short Message Service Center

SNMP
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Simple Network Management Protocol

Softkeys
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Soft Keys

SP
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Signaling Point

SRES
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Signed Response

SS
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Supplementary Services

SS7
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Signaling System 7

STP
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Signaling Transfer Point

TA
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Transaction Capabilities

TACS
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Total Access Communications System

TAP
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Transferred Account Procedures

TCH
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Traffic Channel

TCH/F
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F
ull Rate TCH

TCH/F
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Traffic Channel Full Rate

TCH/H
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Half Rate Data TCH

Timeslot
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Time Slot

TS
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Time Slot

TSI
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Time Slot Interchange Switching

UL
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Uplink

UMTS
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Universal Mobile Telecommunications System

URL
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Universal Resource Locator

US T
DMA
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IS
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136

USSD
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Unstructured Supplementary Service Data

VAD
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Voice Activity Detection

VBS
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Voice Broadcast Service

VGCS
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Voice Group Call Service

VLR
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Visitor Location Register

VM
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Voice Mail

VMS
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Voice Mail System

WAP
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Wireless Access

Protocol

WCDMA
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Wideband Code Division Multiple Access

WIN
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Wireless Intelligent Network


Global System for Mobile Communication



GSM Services


Voice Services

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Full Rate Voice

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Half Rate Voice

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Enhanced Full Rate Voice

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Voice Privacy

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Voice Gr
oup Call Service (Dispatch)

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Voice Broadcast Service (VBS)

Data Services

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Circuit Switched Data

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Packet Switched Data

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Fax Services

Multicast Services

Short Messaging Services

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Point to Point Messaging

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Point to Multipoint Messaging

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Cell Broadca
st Messaging

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Executable Messages

-
Flash Messages

Location Based Services (LBS)




GSM Products (Mobile Devices)


Mobile Telephones

Mobile Equipment (ME)

Subscriber Identity Module (SIM)

PCMCIA Air Cards

Embedded Radio Modules

External Radio Mode
ms




GSM Radio


Frequency Allocation

Frequency Reuse

Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA)

RF Power Control




Digital Audio and Baseband


Analog to Digital Conversion (ADC)

Digital Speech Compression (Speech Coding)

Channel Coding

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Cyclic Redund
ancy Check Sum (CRC)

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Block Code

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Convoultional Coding

Echo Cancellation




Radio Channels


Radio Channel Bandwidth

Modulation

Duplex Channels

Radio Channel Structure

Time Slot Structure

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Normal Burst

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Random Access Burst (Shortened Burst)

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Fre
quency Correction Burst

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Synchronization Burst

Frame Structure

MultiFrame Structure

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Traffic Multiframe Structures

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Control Multiframe Structures

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Superframe

-
Hyperframe

Slow Frequency Hopping

Discontinuous Reception (Sleep Mode)

Discontinuous Tr
ansmission (DTx) Operation

Dynamic Time Alignment (Timing Advance)




Logical Channels


Traffic Channels

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Traffic Channel (TCH)

Control Channels

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Beacon (Broadcast) Channels (BCH)

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Common Control Channels (CCCH)

Dedicated Control Channel Signaling

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Stand Alone Dedicated Control Channel (SDCCH)

Traffic Channel Signaling

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Slow Associated Control Channel (SACCH)

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Fast Associated Control Channel (FACCH)

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DTMF Signaling




GSM Network


Base Stations

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Radio Antenna Towers

-
Radio Equipment

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Commu
nication Links

Repeaters

Switching Centers

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Mobile Switching Center (MSC)

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Serving General Packet Radio Service Support Node (SGSN). .

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Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)

Network Databases

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Home Location Register (HLR)

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Visitor Location Register (VLR)


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Equipment Identity Register (EIR)

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Administration Billing Center (ABC)

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Authentication Center (AuC)

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SMS Center (SMSC)

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Group Call Register (GCR)

Wireless Network System Interconnection

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Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

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Public Packet Dat
a Network (PPDN)

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Interworking Function (IWF)

Customized Applications for Mobile Network Enhanced Logic (CAMEL)




GSM System Operation


Mobile Telephone Initialization (Initial Registration)

Updating Location (Registration)

Waiting for Calls (Idle)

Cell Reselection

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Location Update

System Access

Mobile Call Origination (Mobile Originated Call)

Mobile Assisted Handoff (MAHO)(Moved from GSM Radio)

Transferring Calls (Handoff/Handover)

Receiving Calls (Mobile Terminated Call)

Conversation Mode

Connected Mode

Authentication




GSM Evolution


General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)

Enhanced Data for Global Evolution (EDGE)

Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA)

UMTS Long Term Evolution (UMTS LTE)