Monthly Archives: April 2015

Upcoming Webinar: The Path to VoLTE

Join us for the following, upcoming webinar covering one of the hottest topics in the network performance assurance market: Voice…


Upcoming Webinar: The Path to VoLTE

Join us for the following, upcoming webinar covering one of the hottest topics in the network performance assurance market: Voice…


Insight: IoT Trends

There’s no shortage of news items and analysis these days about the Internet of Things (IoT). Some of the questions…


Insight: Internet of Things Drivers

The Internet of Things (IoT) includes many types of “things,” from personal fitness trackers (think FitBit) to smart watches (think…


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  • Acronym Guide

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    2G

    Second Generation
    A cellular telecom network that uses second-generation wireless technology. Such networks digitally encrypt phone conversations, and allow data services including SMS text messages.

    3G

    Third Generation
    A cellular network that uses third-generation wireless technology based on standards that support wireless voice telephony, mobile and fixed internet access, video calls, and mobile TV. Such networks are capable of data transfer rates of at least 200 Kbps and as fast as 21 Mbps.

    3GPP

    Third Generation Partnership Project
    International collaboration among telecommunications associations, with the purpose of developing and maintaining the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) specification for 3G mobile networks.

    4G

    Fourth Generation
    A cellular network that uses fourth generation wireless technology to deliver mobile broadband internet access in addition to voice and text messaging. Two synonymous 4G systems are commercially deployed: Mobile WiMAX an Long Term Evolution (LTE). LTE is the predominant system in the U.S.

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