Today, I am sharing with you some Acronyms and Abbreviations which you might want to know.

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Acronyms and Abbreviations : Modems and Routers


3GPP – 3rd Generation Partnership Project

APN – Access Point Name

ARPU – Average Revenue Per User

BSS – Base Station Subsystem

CM – Connection Management

CS – domain Circuit Switched domain

EDGE – Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution

EGPRS – Enhanced GPRS

FDD – Frequency Division Duplex

GERAN – GSM/EDGE Radio Access Network

GPRS – General Packet Radio Service

GSM – Global System for Mobile Communications

HSPA+ – High-Speed Packet Access Plus

HSUPA – High-Speed Uplink Packet Access

HSDPA – High-Speed Downlink Packet Access

LED – Light Emitting Diode

MAC – Medium Access Control

MexE – Mobile Execution Environment

MM – Mobility Management

Modem – Modulator Demodulator

MS – Mobile Station

MSC – Mobile Switching Center

NAS – Non-Access Stratum

OS – Operating System

PC – Personal Computer

PIN – Personal Identification Number

SC – Smart Card

PnP – Plug and Play

PP – Point-to-Point

PS domain – Packet Switched domain

PUK – PIN Unblocking Key

RF – Radio Frequency

RLC – Radio Link Control

RRC – Radio Resource Control

SGSN – Serving GPRS Support Node

SIM – Subscriber Identity Module

SMS – Short Messaging Service

SNDCP – Subnetwork Dependent Convergence Protocol

TR – Technical Report

TS – Technical Specification

UE – User Equipment

UMTS – Universal Mobile Telecommunications System

USAT – USIM Application Toolkit

USB – Universal Serial Bus

USIM – UMTS Subscriber Identity Module

UTRAN – UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network

WCDMA – Wideband Code Division Multiple Access


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