Eric Mitch

As Solutions Manager at Accedian, Eric applies a strong technical background in telecommunications to design Carrier Ethernet, small cells, and software-defined networking (SDN)/network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions for the cable MSO industry, working with partners, vendors, developers, and customers. He has more than 15 years experience in commercial and residential network engineering, operations, architecture, sales, and the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). Eric is a MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional (MEF-CECP).

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  • Stay In Sync

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  • Acronym Guide

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    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.


    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.


    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.


    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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