List of Abbreviations

1G First Generation Wireless Networks
2G Second Generation Wireless Networks
3G Third Generation Wireless Networks
3GGP2 Third Generation Partnership Project 2
3GPP Third Generation Partnership Project
4G Fourth Generation Wireless Networks
AAA Authentication, Authorization and Accountability
ABS Advanced Base Station
ACK Acknowledgement message
ACM Adaptive Coding and Modulation
ADC Analog to Digital Conversion
AF Amplify and Forward
AKA Authentication and Key Agreement
A-MAP Advanced allocation map
AMBR Aggregate Maximum Bit Rate
AMS Advanced Mobile Subscriber/Station
AN Access Network
ARQ Automatic Repeat Request
ARS Advanced Relay Station
AS Access Stratum
ASN Access Service Network
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
BCCH Broadcast Control Channel
BCH Broadcast Channel
BE Best Effort
BER Bit Error Rate
BR Bandwidth Request
BS Base Station
BSID Base Station ID
CAC Call Admission Control
CBR Constant Bit Rate
CCCH Common Control Channel
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
CDS Channel Dependent ascheduling
CGI Cell Global Identification
CI Cell Identifier
CID Connection ID
CINR Carrier-to-Interference-and-Noise-Ratio
CMAS Commercial Mobile Alert System
CoMP Coordinated Multipoint Transmission
CP Cyclic Prefix
CPS Common Part Sublayer
CQI Channel Quality Indicator
CQICH Channel Quality Indicator Channel
CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check
C-RNTI Cell Radio Network Temporary Identifier ...

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