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Web Acronyms and Abbreviations

Before advancing, it should be known that 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G etc refers to the different generations of wireless communication technology characterized by having a defined range of speed. Everyday we read or here an expression that we did not here about before, Or it is a new technology have just arrived, Today we well show you some of them.

If you have an expression just add it and supply with the known information about it.

 

2G second generation
3G third generation
4G 4th generation
ALG application-level gateway

APN

access point name
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DMZ demilitarized zone in networks
DNS Domain Name Server

EDGE

Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service

GSM

Global System for Mobile Communications

HSDPA

High-Speed Downlink Packet Access

HSPA

High Speed Packet Access

HSUPA

High-Speed Uplink Packet Access

IMEI

international mobile equipment identity
IMSI international mobile subscriber identity
IP Internet Protocol
LAN Local Area Network
LTE Long Term Evolution
MAC Media Access Control
MTU Maximum Transmission Unit

PPPoE

Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
PIN personal identification number
PUK PIN Unlock Key
SIP Session Initiation Protocol

SIM

subscriber identity module
SSID service set identifier
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
UDP User Datagram Protocol

UMTS

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
UPnP Universal Plug and Play

USSD

Unstructured Supplementary Services Data
WAN wide area network

WCDMA

Wideband Code Division Multiple Access
WLAN wireless local area network
Wi-Fi Wireless Fidelity

WPS

Wi-Fi Protected Setup

 

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