List of Abbreviations

TermMeaning
3DThree‐Dimensional
3G3rd Generation (cellular communications)
3GPP3rd Generation Partnership Project
4G4th Generation (cellular communications)
5G5th Generation (cellular communications)
5G AP5G Action Plan
5G IA5G Infrastructure Association
5G PPP5th Generation Public Private Partnership
5GAA5G Automotive Association
5GC5G Core Network
5GMFFifth Generation Mobile Communication Promotion Forum
5GPoAs5G Points of Attachment
5GTTI5G Trial & Testing Initiative
AASActive Antenna System
ABGAlpha Beta Gamma
ABSAlmost Blank Subframes
ABNOApplications‐Based Network Operations
ACDMAlgebraic Channel Decomposition Multiplexing
ACKAcknowledged
A‐CPIApplication‐Controller Plane Interface
ADBAggregated Data Bundle
ADCAnalog‐to‐Digital Converter
AEAction Enforcer
AFApplication Function
AF‐xAdaptation Function–number x
AIAir Interface
AIVAir Interface Variant
ALAggregation level
AMAcknowledged Mode
AMCAdaptive Modulation and Coding
AMFAccess and Mobility Management Function
ANAccess Network
ANDSFAccess Network Discovery and Selection Function
AN‐IAccess Network‐Inner (layer)
ANNArtificial Neural Networks
AN‐OAccess Network‐Outer (layer)
ANQPAccess Network Query Protocol
APAccess Point
APIApplication Programming Interface
APTAverage Power Tracking
ARAugmented Reality
ARIBAssociation of Radio Industries and Businesses
ARPAllocation and Retention Priority
ARPUAverage Revenue Per User
ARQAutomatic Repeat reQuest
ASAccess Stratum
ASICApplication Specific Integrated Circuit
AS‐PCEActive Stateful Path Computation ...

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