1xRTT 1 times Radio Transmission Technology
2G Second Generation Mobile
3G Third Generation Mobile
3GPP 3rd Generation Partnership Project
3GPP2 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2
4G Fourth Generation Mobile
A BSC–MSC interface (GSM)
A5/3 The Kasumi block cipher algorithm
AAA Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting
Abis BTS–BSC interface (GSM)
ACL Access Control List – list of users who can access femtocell service from a FAP
ACS Auto Configuration Server – device providing connectivity between CPEs and network operators’ OSS to configure and administer CPE devices
ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AES Advanced Encryption Standard – a symmetric crypto algorithm
AGC Automatic Gain Control
AH Authentication Header
AP Access Point
ARPU Average Revenue Per User
AS Application Server
ASN Access Service Network
ASN GW ASN Gateway
ASN.1 Abstract Syntax Notation One – a standard notation used to describe data structures for encoding, transmitting over network and decoding
BBF Broadband Forum – previously known as DSL Forum, it is a consortium of vendors and operators dedicated to developing specifications to accelerate development and deployment of broadband networks
BS Base Station
BSC Base Station Controller
BTS Base Station Transceiver System
CA Certificate Authority
CAPEX CAPital EXPenditure
CC Call Control
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
cdma2000 Family of mobile standards standardised by ...

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