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Glossary #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ # 2G 3G 3GPP

2rd Generation mobile telecommunication system 3rd Generation mobile telecommunication system 3rd Generation Partnership Project

A AA AAA AAL A-bis ADMF AGCH A-GPS AH AHM AICH ALI AMAX AMR AMR-FR AMR-HR AN ANSI AP APG API APN ARP ARQ AS ASIC ASD ASCC ASM AST A-ter ATM ASV ATMIWU AUC AXD

Authorization Authority Authentication, Accounting and Authorization functions ATM Adaptation Layer Interface between BSC and BTS Administration Function Access Grant CHannel Assisted Global Positioning System Authentication Header AXE HW Management Module Acquisition Indication Channel ATM Link Interface Access Multiplexed Switch Adaptive Multi Rate Codec Adaptive Multi Rate-Full Rate Adaptive Multi Rate-Half Rate Access Network American National Standards Institute Adjunct Processor Commands Adjunct Processor Group Application Programming Interface Access Point Name Address Resolution Protocol Automatic Repeat on Request Access Stratum Application Specific Integrated Circuits Administration Statistical Database ATM Switch Core Circuit AXE SW Management Module Announcement Service Terminal Interface between BSC and TRC Asynchronous Transfer Mode Alarm Status Viewer ATM Interworking Unit Authentication Center ATM switch

B BA List BAR BCCH BCH BCM Bellcore BER BFU BG BGP BGW BICC

BCCH Allocation List BA-List Recording Broadcast Control Channel Broadcast Channel Base Station Management Bell Communications Research Bit Error Rate Battery Fuse Unit Border Gateway Border Gateway Protocol Billing Gateway Bearer Independent Call Control

BLER BOOTP BPC BPSK BS BSC BSD BSIC BSMCM BSMWZ BSS BSSAP BSSGP BTS

Block Error Rate Bootstrap Protocol Basic Physical Channel Binary Phase Shift Keying Base Station Base Station Controller Basic Statistical Database Base Station Identity Code BSM Configuration Management Base Station Planning Wizard Base Station Subsystem Base station Support System Application Part Base Station System GPRS Protocol Base Transceiver System

C CA CAA CADE CAMEL CAP CAS CAS CAT CBR CC CCCH CCD CCITT CCN CCPCH CCTCH CD CDA CDMA CDM CDR CDS CDU CER CGI CGSN CHA CHAP CHM C/I CIF CIM CK CM

CM IRP CN CNA CNAI CNAM

Capacity Allocation Capacity Allocation Acknowledgement CPP Application Development Environment Customised Application for Mobile Enhanced Logic CAMEL Application Part (protocol) Channel Associated Signaling Customer Administration Systems Code Answer and Tone Sender Constant Bit Rate Call Control Common Control Channel Conference Call Device Consultative Comittee for International Telephone and Telegraph Cost Control Node Common Control Physical Channel Coded Composite Transport Channel Capacity Deallocation Capacity Deallocation Acknowledgement Code Division Multiple Access Network Statistics, Statistical Data Mart Channel event recordings Call Data Record Call Distribution Services Subsystem Combining and Distribution Unit Capacity Deallocation Cell Global Identity Combined GPRS Service Node Co-located GPRS Support Node Command Handling Application Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol CPP HW Management Module Carrier to Interference Ratio Common Integration Framework Common Information Model Ciphering Key Configuration Management Circuit Mode Connection Management Configuration Management -Integration Reference Point Core Network Cellular Network Administration Cellular Network Administration Interface Cellular Network Activity Manager

CNCS CNM CN-OSS CNPS COPS CORBA CoS CP CPP CPCH CRC CRL CS CSD CSCF CSE CSFSKD CSKD CTDMA CTR

Core Network Circuit-Switched Customer Network Management Core Network Operations Support System Core Network Packet-Switched Common Open Policy Service Protocol Common Object Request Broker Architecture Class of Service Central Processor Connectivity Packet Platform Cello Packet Platform Common Packet Channel Cyclic Redundancy Check Certificate Revocation List Circuit Switched Complementary Statistical Database Call/Session Control Function CAMEL Service Environment Code Sender Frequency Shift Key Device Code Sender Key-set Device Code Time Division Multiple Access Cell Traffic Recording

D D-AMPS DBM DBMS DC DCA DCCH DCH DCIR DCN DDNS DECT DEN DES DF DGPS DHCP DiffServ DL DLHB DNS DoS DPCCH DPCH DPDCH DR (AST-DR) DRNS DRX DS-CDMA DSCH DSCP DT DTAP DTCH DTI DTMF DTX

Digital Advanced Mobile Phone System Device Board Module Database Management System Dedicated Control SAP Dynamic channel allocation Dedicated Control Channel Dedicated Channel Detailed Call Information Recording Data Communications Network Dynamic Domain Name Service Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications Directory Enabled Networking Data Encryption Standard Delivery Function Differentiated GPS receiver Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Differentiated Services Downlink (Forward link) Digital Link Half Board Domain Name Service Denial of Service (attack) Dedicated Physical Control Channel Dedicated Physical Channel Dedicated Physical Data Channel Digital speech phrasing and Random access memory Announcement Service Drift RNS Discontinuous Reception Direct-Sequence Code Division Multiple Access Downlink Shared Channel DiffServ Code Point Data Transcript Direct Transfer Application Part Dedicated Traffic Channel Data Transmission Interworking Dual Tone Multi Frequency Discontinuous Transmission

DWS DXU DXX

Data Warehouse System Distribution Switch Unt Digital Cross Connector

E EAH ECP ECU EDGE EFR EGPRS EGT EIR EMA EM, EMS EMM ENUM E-OTD ERP ESP ET ETB ETC ETSI EXALO

External Alarm Handler Echo Canceller Pool Energy Control Unit Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution Enhanced Full Rate EDGE GPRS Ericsson GPRS Terminal Equipment Identity Register Ericsson Multi Activation server Element Manager, Element Management System Ericsson Multi Mediation Electronic Numbering Enhanced Observed Time Difference Effective Radiated Power Encapsulated Security Payload Exchange Terminal Exchange Terminal Board Exchange Terminal Circuit European Telecommunications Standards Institute External Alarms Object

F FACCH FACH FAUSCH FAS FBI FCCH FDD FDMA FE FEC FER FIOL FNR FOX FPC FR FSB FTP

Fast Associated Control CHannel Forward Access Channel Fast Uplink Signalling Channel Frequency Allocation Support Feedback Information Frequency Correction CHannel Frequency Division Duplex Frequency Division Multiple Access Fast Ethernet Forward Error Correction File Input Output Link, (An old DOS version) Terminal application for remote control File transfer and on-line program Flexible Number Register Frequency Optimization Expert Flexible PIC Concentrator Full Rate File Server Board File Transfer Protocol

G GARP GC GCC GCP GE GEM GGSN Gi GMLC GMPC

Generic Application Regional Processor General Control (SAP) Geographical Cell Configuration Gateway Control Protocol Gigabit Ethernet Generic Ericsson Magazine Gateway GPRS Support Node Interface between GGSN and external PDN Gateway Mobile Location Centre Gateway Mobile Positioning Centre

GMSC GMSK Gn GP GPB GPRS GPS Gr GRE GRX GS Gs GSHM GSL GSM GSM OSS GSM RAN GSM-SCF GSMSSF GSN GSN-CM GSS GSSM GTP GTP-C GTP-U GUI

Gateway MSC Gaussian Minimum Shift Keying Interface between SGSN and GGSN Guard Period General Processor Board General Packet Radio Service Global Positioning by Satellite Interface between the HLR and SGSN Generic Routing Encapsulation GPRS Roaming Group Switch Interface between SGSN and VMSC/VLR GSN HW Management Module Group Switch Link Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Operations Support System Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Radio Access Network Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Service Control Function GSM Service Switching Function GPRS Support Node GSN SW Management Module (GSSM) Group Switch Subsystem Group Switch Subsystem GPRS Tunnelling Protocol GPRS Tunnelling Protocol Control GPRS Tunnelling Protocol User Graphical User Interface

H HCS HLR HO HPLMN HR HSCSD HSI HSL HSS HSSL HTTP HTML HW

Hierarchical Cell Structure Home Location Register HandOver Home Public Land Mobile Network Half Rate High Speed Circuit Switched Data High Speed Interface High Signaling Link Home location Services System High Speed Signaling Links Hypertext Transfer Protocol Hyper Text Markup Language Hardware

I IAM IANA IAP IAS IBAM IBAM IBPP ICA ICDM ICMP ID IDL IF IH

Initial Address Message Internet Assigned Numbers Authority Intercept Access Points Internet Access Server Interface Board ATM Multi-mode fiber Interface Board ATM Single-mode fiber Interface Board Packet Processing Independent Computing Architecture Inter-Cell Dependency Matrix Internet Control Message Protocol Identity Interface Definition Language (Corba) Infrastructure Internet Host

IH IIOP IK IKE IM IMEI IMSI IMT-2000 IN INAP IOG IP IPMM IPN IPSec IPSec IP IRI IRP ISDN ISI ISL ISP ISUP IT ITU Iu Iub Iur IWF IWMSC Integration Hub Internet Interoperable ORB Protocol Integrity Key Internet Key Exchange (formerly ISAKMP/Oakley) Interactive Messaging International Mobile Equipment Identity International Mobile Subscriber Identity International Mobile Telecommunications 2000 Intelligent Network Intelligent Network Application Protocol Input Output Group Internet Protocol IP Multimedia Inter Processor Network IP Security Security protocols Intercept Related Information Integration Reference Point Integrated Services Digital Network Inter-Symbol Interference Inter Subrack Link Internet Service Provider ISDN User Part Information Technology International Telecommunication Union Interface between WCDMA RAN and Core Network Interface between RNC and RBS Interface between RNC and RNC Inter Working Function Interworking MSC

J J2AS JAS JD

Java 2 Application Server Jambala Application Server Joint Detection

K KRD

Key-set Receiver Device

L L1 L2 L2F L3 LA LAC LAI LAN LAPD LBS LCT LDAP LDP LE LEA

Layer 1 (physical layer) Layer 2 (data link layer) Layer 2 Forwarding Protocol Layer 3 (network layer) Location Area Link Adaptation Link Access Control L2TP Access Concentrator Location Area Identity Local Area Network Link Access Protocol on Dchannel Location-Based Service Local Craft Tool Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Local Decision Point Local Exchange Law Enforcement Agency

LEMF LER LI-IMS LIS LLC LMU LSR

Law Enforcement Monitoring Facilities Label Edge Router (MPLS) Lawful Intercept Management System Lawful Interception System Logical Link Control Location Management Unit Label Switching Router (MPLS)

M MA MAC MAHO MAP M-AST MAXTA MC MCC Mcps MCS ME MExE MFU MGC MGCF MGT MGW MGWF MIB MIEP MIM MIN MM MMC MMC MMCP MMI MML MMP MMS MMR MNC MNP-SRF MO MOHO MoIP MPBN MPC MPEG MPLS MPS-G MRR MRU MS MSC MSISDN MSRN MSTP MT

Multiple Access Medium Access Control Mobile Assisted Handover Mobile Application Part (protocol) Modular Announcement Service Terminal Maximum Timing Advance Message Center Mobile Country Code Mega Chip Per Second Modulation Coding Scheme Multi-point Control Services Mobile Equipment Mobile Station Application Execution Environment Message Function Units Media Gateway Controller Media Gateway Control Function Mobile Global Title Media Gateway Media Gateway Function Management Information Base Mobile Internet Enabling Proxy Management Information Model Mobile Intelligent Network Mobility Management Microsoft Management Console Multimedia Messaging Centre Multimedia Client Proxy Man-Machine Interface Multimedia Library Multimedia Processor Multimedia Messaging Service Measurement Result Recording Mobile Network Code Mobile Number Portability Signaling Relay Function Mobile Originated Mobile Originated Handover Multimedia over IP Mobile-Packet Backbone Network Mobile Positioning Centre Moving Picture Experts Group Multi Protocol Layered Switch Mobile Positioning System-GSM Measurement Result Recording MO (Managed Objects) Replacement Units Mobile Station Mobile Switching Center Mobile Station Integrated Services Digital Network Mobile Station Reference Number Mobile Station Test Point Mobile Terminated

MT MTP MTR MTTR MUI MVNO Mobile Terminal Message Transfer Part Mobile traffic recordings Mean Time To Repair/Recover Mobile User Identifier Mobile Virtual Network Operator

N NAS NAD/ESC config NAT NBAP NCB NCS NDS NE NFS N-ISUP NMS NNA NOS NOX NRR NRT NSAPI Nt NTP NWS NWS-A NWS-AC NWS-AG

Non Access Stratum GUI Network Address Translation Node B Application Protocol Network Control Block National Computer Board Neighbouring Cell Support Novell Directory Server Network Element Network File System Narrow band ISDN User Part Network Management System Naming, Numberig and Addressing Network Operating System Neighbouring Cell List Optimization Expert National Roaming Restriction Non-Real Time Network Service Access Point Identifier Notification (SAP) Network Translation Protocol Network Statistics analyzer Network Statistics analyzer Application Network Statistics analyzer Application Core network Network Statistics analyzer Application GPRS

O ODCH ODMA OL OMC OMS OMT O&M OPS ORACH OSA OSPF OSS OSS-RC OVSF

ODMA Dedicated Transport Channel Opportunity Driven Multiple Access Overlay Operation and Maintenance Center Operation and Maintenance System Operation, Maintenace Terminal Operation & Maintenance Operations Procedure Support ODMA Random Access Channel Open Service Architecture Open Sortest Path First Operation and Support System Operations Support System for the Ericsson Radio and Core Network Orthogonal Variable Spreading Factor (codes)

P PAP PBX PC PCCH PCH PCI PCM

Password Authentication Protocol Private Branch Exchange Power Control Paging Control Channel Paging Channel Peripheral Component Interconnect Pulse Code Modulation

PCMCIA PCPCH PCS PCU PDA PDC PDCH PDN PDP PDP PDSCH PDSPL2 PDU PEB PEP PFE PHS PI PILTIMER PIT PIU PKI PLMN PM PMM PMT PN PPP PPTP PRACH PS PSA PSD PSCCCH PSCH PSEM PSK PSTN PSU PTM P-TMSI PXM

Personal Computer Memory Card International Association Physical Common Packet Channel Personal Communications System Packet Control Unit Personal Digital Assistant Japanese TDMA Mobile System Packet Data Channel Packet Data Network Packet Data Protocol Policy Decision Point Physical Downlink Shared Channel Pool Digital Signal Processor Platform Loadable no 2 Protocol Data Unit Power and Ethernet Board Policy Enforcement Point Packet Forwarding Engine Personal Handyphone System Paging Indication Packet Idle List Timer Percentage Interfered Traffic Plug-In Unit Public Key Infrastructure Public Land Mobile Network Packet Mode Performance Management Packet Mobility Management Performance Management Tool Pseudo Noise Point-to-Point Protocol Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol Physical Random Access Channel Packet Switched Performance Statistical Alarm Packet Switch Domain Physical Shared Channel Control Channel Physical Synchronisation Channel Personalised Service Environment Manager Phase Shift Keying Public Switched Telephone Network Power Supply Unit Point to Multipoint Packet-Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity The local Network Element manager for SGSN is the PXM

Q QoS QPSK

Quality of Service Quadrature Phase Shift Keying

R RA RA RAB RAC RACH RADIUS RAI RAN RANAP

Registration Authority Routing Area Radio Access Bearer Routing Area Code Random Access Channel Remote Access Dial In User Server Routing Area Identity Radio Access Network Radio Access Network Application Part

RAND RANOS RAS RB RBS RES RF RFC RIP RIR RLC RNC RNO RNS RNSAP RNTI RP RPB RPG RPP RRC RRM RT RTP RU RU RX RX-block RXI RXLEV RXQUAL

Random Number Radio Access Network Operation Support Remote Access Server Radio Bearer Radio Base Station response Radio Frequency Request For Comments Routing Information Protocol Radio Interference Recording Radio Link Control Radio Network Controller Radio Network Optimization Radio Network Subsystem Radio Network Subsystem Application Part Radio Network Temporary Identity Regional Processor Regional Processor Bus Regional Processor with Group Switch Interface Regional Packet Processor Radio Resource Control Radio Resource Management Real Time Real Time Protocol Replacable Unit Resource Unit Receiver Receiver Block Radio Cross-connection Interface Uplink and downlink signal strength Uplink and downlink signal quality

S SA SAAL SACCH SAP SAPI SAT SC SCB-RP SCCP SCF SCH SCP SCS SCTP SDCCH SDE SDM SDO SDP SF SFN SG SGSN SGW SIGTRAN SIM

Security Association Signaling ATM Adaptation Layer Slow Associated Control Channel Service Access Point Service Access Point Identifier Supervisory Audio Tone Switch Core Support and Connection Board with RP Signaling Connection Control Part Service Control Function Synchronisation Channel Service Control Point Service Capability Server Stream Control Transport Protocol Stand-alone Dedicated Control Channel Software Development Environment Statistical Data Mart Standard Development Organization Service Data Point Spreading Factor System Frame Number Security Gateway Serving GPRS Support Node Statistical Gateway Signaling Transmission Subscriber Identity Module

SIP SIR SITE SLI SLS SMIA SMIR SMLC SMPC SMS SMS-C SMS-GMSC SMSIWMSC SNM SNMP SNOS SOG SONET SP SP SPD SPDP SPI SPIC S-RB SRES SRF SRI SRNC SRNS SRS SS SS SS7 SSB SSCP SSDT SSF SSL SSP ST STC STM STP STS STTD SUDA SW

Session Initiation Protocol Signal-to-Interference Ratio The space where an RBS is installed Service Logic Interpreter Single Logon Server Statistical Measurement & Initiation Administration Single-Mode Intermediate Reach Serving Mobile Location Centre Serving Mobile Positioning Centre Short Message Service Short Message Service Center Short Message Service Gateway MSC Short Message Service Inter-working MSC Sub Network Management system Simple Network Management Protocol Service Network Operational System Service Order Gateway Synchronous Optical Network Service provider Switching Point Security Policy Database Security Policy Decision Point Security Parameter Index Switch Port Interface Circuit Signaling Radio Bearer Signature Response Service Resource Function Send Routing Information Serving RNC (Radio Network Controller) Serving RNS Subrate Switch Supplementary Services Switching System Signaling System Number 7 (for some markets, the abbreviation C7 is used) System Switch Board Service Switching and Control Point Site Selection Diversit y TPC Service Switching Function Secure Socket Layer Service Switching Point Signalling Terminal Signaling Transport Converter Synchronous Transfer Mode Signaling Transfer Point Statistic Subsystem Space Time Transmit Diversity Subscribers Data Software

T TA TA TB TBF TCAP TCD TCDM TCH TCP/IP

Timing Advance Terminal Agent Tail Bit Temporary Block Flow Transaction Capability Application Part Transceiver Check Device Inter-Cell Dependency Matrix Traffic Channel Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

TD/CDMA TDD TDM TDMA TE TEID TET TEMS TeleVAS TFCI TFI TFT TID TLLI TLS TMOS TNMS ToS TPC TRA TRAB TRAM TRAR TRART TRAU TRC TRDIP TRH TRI TRU TRUD TRX TRXC TS TSC TTM TX TX-block

Time Division/Code Division Multiple Access Time Division Duplex Time Division Multiplexing Time Division Multiple Access Terminal Equipment Tunnel End-Point Identifier Traffic Estimation Tool Test Mobile Station Telephony Value Added Services Transport Format Combination Indicator Transport Format Identification Traffic Flow Template Tunnel Identifier Temporary Link Level Identity Transport Layer Security Telecommunication Management and Operations Support Transport Node Management System Type of Service Transmit Power Control Transcoder Transcoder and Rate Adaption Board Tools for Radio Access Network Traffic Measurement on Routes Traffic Measurement on Traffic Types Transcoding and Rate Adaptation Unit Transcoder Controller Traffic Dispersion Measurement Transceiver Handler Transceiver Interface Transceiver Unit TRansceiver Unit Digital Tranceiver TRansceiver Controller Time Slot Transit Switching Center Time To Market Transmit Transmitter Block

U UDP UE UI UL Um UMTS URA URAN URL USF USIM USIM USSD UTOPIA UTRA UTRAN Uu

User Datagram Protocol user equipment user interface Uplink (Reverse link) Air Interface Universal Mobile Telecommunication System UTRAN Registration Area UMTS Radio Access Network Universal Resource Locator Uplink Status Flag UMTS Subscriber Identity Module User Services Identity Module Unstructured Supplementary Service Data Universal Test & Operations Physical Interface for ATM UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access UMTS Radio Access Network. Ericssons term is WCDMA RAN interface between WCDMA RAN and UE

V VAS VBR VBS VGCS VHE ViG VIP VLR VoIP VPLMN VPN W WAP WCDMA WCDMA RAN WinFIOL WISE W-LAN WPP wTRU

Value Added Service Variable Bit Rate Voice Broadcast Service Voice Group Call Service Virtual Home Environment Video Gateway Virtual IP address Visitor Location Register Voice over IP Visited Public Land Mobile Network Virtual Private Network

Wireless Application Protocol Wide-band Code Division Multiple Access Wide-band Code Division Multiple Access Radio Access Network File transfer and on-line program for Windows Ericssons Wireless Internet Solution Wireless LAN Wireless Packet Platform wideband Transmitter/Receiver Unit

X XML XRES XOT Router

eXtensible Markup Language expected response X.25 Over TCP/IP Router