Abbreviations and Acronyms

3GPP 3rd generation partnership project

AAA authorization, authentication, and accounting

ABS almost blank subframe

AC access class

ACIR adjacent channel interference ratio

ACK acknowledgment

ACLR adjacent channel leakage ratio

ADC analog to digital converter

AF application function

AM acknowledged mode

AMBR aggregate maximum bit rate

AMC adaptive modulation and coding

ANR automatic neighbor relation

AoA angle of arrival

AoD angle of departure

AP application protocol

APN access point name

ARFCN absolute ratio frequency channel number

ARP allocation and retention priority

ARQ automatic repeat request

AS access stratum/angular spread

AWGN additive white Gaussian noise

BC broadcast channel (MU-MIMO)

BCCH broadcast control ...

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