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The Acronyms Guide


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Table of Contents
Numerics........................... 1 A........................................ 1 B........................................ 3 C........................................ 5 D........................................ 8 E...................................... 12 F...................................... 15 G...................................... 18 H...................................... 19 I........................................ 20 J....................................... 24 K...................................... 24 L....................................... 25 M..................................... 27 N...................................... 31 O..................................... 33 P...................................... 36 Q..................................... 40 R...................................... 40 S...................................... 43 T...................................... 48 U...................................... 52 V...................................... 54 W..................................... 55 X...................................... 60 Y...................................... 60 Z...................................... 60

Numerics
10 GbE 10 GFC 10 Gigabit Ethernet 10 Gigabit Fibre Channel (Same as FC1200)

A
A AA AAC AADC AADS AAL AAL0 AAL1 AAL2 AAL3/4 AAL5 AAP AAPR AAR AAS AASR AAV ABR ABT AC All lines Agile Access Advanced Audio Coding; Alternate Area Code Automated Area Distribution Center Ameritech Advanced Data Services ATM Adaptation Layer ATM Adaptation Layer Type 0 ATM Adaptation Layer Type 1 ATM Adaptation Layer 2 Transport ATM Adaptation Layer Type 3 and 4 ATM Adaptation Layer 5 Alternate Access Provider Annual Average Performance Ratio Automatic Alternate Routing Adaptive Antenna System Abbreviated Access Service Request Alternate Access Vendor Available Bit Rate; Available Bandwidth Rate Advanced BiCMOS Technology Alternating Current; Administrative Complex; Atomic Clock; Always Connected; Area Code Audio Coding Revision 3 Automatic Circuit Assurance Actual Call Admission Control Application Configuration Access Protocol Automatic Carrier Control Automatic Call Distribution Adaptive Communication Environment Alternating Current Equipment Ground Active Control List; Access Control List Alarm Cutoff A/D Analog-to-Digital

1000BaseT 1000 Megabits per Second, Baseband, Twisted Pair 100BaseT 100 Megabits per second, Baseband, Twisted pair

100BASE-T2 100 Megabits per Second, Baseband, Two-pair Category 3 UTP cables 100BASE-T4 100 Megabits per Second, Baseband, Four-pair Category 3 UTP cables 100G 100VG 10BASE-T 16-QAM 1FB 2W 3G 3GIP 3GPP 3GSM 3RNGR 3WC 3WO 40G 4C 100 Gigabits 100 Voice Grade (IEEE 802.12 AnyLAN Standard) 10 Megabits per second, Baseband, Twisted pair 16 (points) Quadrature Amplitude Modulation Single line, Flat Business rate Two Wire Third-Generation wireless architecture Third-Generation Internet Protocol Third-Generation Partnership Project Third-Generation Global System for Mobile (communications) Three Ringer Three-Way Calling Third Wire Open 40 Gigabits Consortium of Intel, IBM, Matsushita, and Toshiba Fourth-Generation wireless architecture (ie: LTE- long term evolution) Four-Wire Analog Four-Wire Analog Interface Four-Wire Ear and Mouth Consortium of Intel, Sony, Matsushita, Toshiba, and Hitachi High data Rate IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN protocol

2F Two-Fiber 3D 3-Dimensional

AC-3 ACA ACAC ACAP ACC ACD ACE ACEG

4F Four-Fiber 4G

4W Four-Wire 4WA 4WAI 4WE&M 5C 802.11 HR

ACK Acknowledge ACL ACO

ACQ Acquire

ACR ACS

Allowed Cell Rate Automatic Channel Shutdown; Alarm Correlation and Suppression Association Control Service Element Automatic Channel Shutdown Suppression; Automatic Channel Shutdown State Analog-to-Digital Converter; Add/Drop Coupler Asset Distribution Interface Add/Drop Multiplexer Actual Departure Potential; Automatic Data Processing Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line Actual Departure Time; Automatic Data Transmission Automation Engine; Automation Environment Advanced Encryption Standard; Application Environment Specific ATM End System Address; ATM End Station Address Avionics Full Duplex Switched Ethernet Authority and Format Identifier APS Mode Mismatch Failure Automatic Gain Control; Access Group Controller Access Identifier; Application Identifier Auto Image Management; Active Inventory Map Advanced Intelligent Network ATM Inter-Network Interface Automatic In Service State Additive Increase Rate Alarm Indication Signal Alarm Indication Signal Decay Period Alarm Indication Signal Integration Period Alarm Indication Signal-Line Alarm Indication Signal-Path

AIS-S AIS-V ALI

Alarm Indication Signal-Section VT Alarm Indication Signal Automatic Location Identification

ACSE ACSS

ALMLED2U Alarm LED 2 RU (Online Edge Platform) ALS AM AMF AMI AMP AMS ANI ANSI AO AOD APC APD API APS APSBF APSCM APSMM ARC ARIN ARP ARPU AS ASAP ASCII ASD ASE ASI ASIC Automatic Laser Shutdown; Application Layer Service Amplitude Modulation; Application Manager APS Mode Mismatch Failure Access Method Interface; Alternate Mark Inversion Amplifier; Amperes Asset Management System; Agent Management System Automatic Number Identification American National Standards Institute Autonomous Output Advertising on Demand Angled Physical Contact Avalanche Photo Diode Application Program Interface Automatic Protection Switching Automatic Protection Switching Byte Failure Automatic Protection Switching Channel Mismatch Automatic Protection Switching Mode Mismatch Alarm Reporting Control American Registry for Internet Numbers Address Resolution Protocol Average Revenue Per Unit (or User) Autonomous System; Application Server Alarm Severity Assignment Profile American Standard Code for Information Interchange Access Security Device Amplified Spontaneous Emission; Application Service Element Asynchronous Serial Interface; Asynchronous SCSI Interface Application-Specific Integrated Circuit

ACT Active ADC ADI ADM ADP ADSL ADT AE AES AESA AFDX AFI AFM AGC

AGGR Aggregate AID AIM AIN AINI AINS AIR AIS AISDP AISIP AIS-L AIS-P

ASN.1 ASP ASR AT AT&T ATA ATAF ATAG ATAGSEQ ATB ATC ATDMA A-TDMA ATIS ATM ATM SAM ATMVCL ATMVPL AToM ATR ATRAC ATS ATTRA ATU-C

Abstract Syntax Notation One Applications Service Provider; Average Selling Price Automatic Send-Receive Advanced Technology; Access Terminal; Attention Command American Telephone and Telegraph Company Advanced Technology Attachment ATM Test Access Function Autonomous Tag Autonomous Tag Sequence Above-ground Telecommunications Backbone; All Trunks Busy Alarm Traffic Controller Asynchronous Time Division Multiple Access Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Automatic Transmitter Identification System Asynchronous Transfer Mode ATM Service Access Multiplexer ATM Virtual Channel Link ATM Virtual Path Link Any Transport over MPLS (MultiProtocol Label Switching) Advanced Telecommunications Research Adaptive TRansform Acoustic Coding Automatic Transfer Switch Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) Transceiver UnitCentral office end ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) Transceiver UnitRemote terminal end Attention: Reset modem Administrative Unit AutoBot Walkthrough Administrative Unit Group

AUI AU-n AUP AVC AVD AVR AWA AWG AWGN AWS AZDL

Autonomous Unit Interface Administrative Unit n Acceptable Use Policy Attribute Value Change Alternate Voice/Data Automated Voice Response Advanced Wireless Access American Wire Gauge; Arbitrary Wave Guide Additive White Gaussian Noise Advanced Wireless Services Adjusted Zonal Daily Load

ASYNC Asynchronous

AUX Auxiliary

B
B Bits B3G B3ZS B6ZS B8ZS BABT BAF BAN BASH BASH-R BC BC BCD BCIX BCM BCP B-CPE BDS BDSL BEAR BECN BER BE-RS Beyond Third-Generation Bipolar 3 Zero Substitution Bipolar 6 Zero Substitution Bipolar 8 Zero Substitution British Approvals Board for Telecommunications Bellcore AMA (Automatic Message Accounting) Format Building Area Network BAndwidth SHaring BAndwidth SHaring with Resource constraints Burst Copy Committed Burst size Binary-Coded Decimal Berlin Commercial Internet eXchange Bit Compression Multiplexer Before Cell Phones Broadband Customer Premises Equipment Bundled Digital Services Broadband Digital Subscriber Line Billed Entity Applicant Reimbursement Backward Explicit Congestion Notification Bit Error Rate Block Errors-Regenerative Section

ATTN Attenuator

ATU-R

ATZ AU/AU-x AuBW AUG

BER-SD-P BER-SF-P BERT BFP BFS BFW BGCF BGP BGP4 BGSA BHA BHCA BHCC BHP BICI B-ICI BICSI BIOS BIP BISDN B-ISDN BIT BITS bits/sym BIU BLER BLERT BLP BLSR BM BML BNC BNT BOC BOD BOL BOM

Path Signal Degrade BER Path Signal Failure BER Bit Error Rate Test Back Facet Power; Basic Format Packet Broadcast File System Broadband Fixed Wireless Breakout Gateway Control Functions Border Gateway Protocol Border Gateway Protocol, version 4 Banded Geographical Service Area Busy Hour Attempts Busy Hour Call Attempts Busy Hour Call Completions Burst Header Packet Broadband Inter-Carrier Interfaces; B-ISDN Inter-Carrier Interface Broadband Inter-Carrier Interface Building Industry Consulting Services International Basic Input/Output System Bit Interleaved Parity; Breaker Interface Panel Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network Broadband ISDN Built-In Test; Binary Digit Building Integrated Timing System Bits per Symbol Bus Interface Unit BLock Error Rate BLock Error Rate Test Burst Loss Probability Bidirectional Line Switched Ring Maximum Burst size Business Management Layer Bayonet Neill-Concelman British National Connector Broadband Networking Technology Bell Operating Company Bandwidth on Demand Beginning of Life Bill Of Materials

BONDING BOOTP BORSCHT

Bandwidth ON Demand Interoperability Group Bootstrap Protocol Battery feed, Overvoltage protection, Ringing, Signaling, Coding, Hybrid, and Testing Baseline Of Text Baseline Privacy Interface Baseline Privacy Interface Plus Broadband Passive Optical Network Building Point of Presence Backplane Protocol Baud Per Second bits per second Binary Phase-Shift Keying Bidirectional Path Switched Ring Band Pass-Through BiPolar Violations Basic Rate Basic Rate Access Broadband Radio Access Network Broadband Remote Access Server Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless Basic Rate Interface Basic Rate Interface Transmission Extension Backward RM Basic Service; Broadcast Satellite; Burst Selector Basic Service Area Bi-Synchronous Communications; Board SC Connector Broadband Satellite Multimedia Board Support Package Basic System Reference Frequency Business Support System; Broadband Switching System; Basic Service Set Backtrace, Beginning Tag, British Telecom; Burst Tolerance, Busy Tone Beginning Tag Broadband Terminal Equipment

BOT BPI BPI+ B-PON BPoP BPP BPS bps BPSK BPSR BPT BPV BR BRA BRAN B-RAS BREW BRI BRITE BRM BS BSA BSC BSM BSP BSRF BSS

BP Backplane

BT

Btag BTE

BTM BTMS BTN BTO BTS

Bits Termination Circuit Pack BITEK Telecommunications Management System Billing Telephone Number Build Transfer Operate Business Telecom Services; Best Transmission Second; Base Transceiver Station British Thermal Unit per hour Back Up Block Up-Converter Bandwidth Usage Redundancy Band Wavelength Division Multiplexer Broadband Wireless Exchange Bring Your Own Device Bring Your Own Portal Total Byte Count

CB CBCU CBO CBQ CBR CBWFQ CC CCBS CCC CCEA CCH CCIS CCITT

Call Back Centralized Broadband Control Unit Call-Back Only Class-Based Queuing Constant Bit Rate Class-Based Weighted Fair Queueing Call Control Completion of Call to Busy Subscriber Clear Channel Capability Cross Connect Equipment Assignment Common CHannel Common Channel Interoffice Signaling Comite Consultatif International Telegraphique et Telephonique (now ITU-T) Cisco Certified Network Administrator Customer Controlled Reconfiguration Call Center Service Centa- (hundred) Call Seconds Common Channel Signaling Common Control Switching Arrangement Cellular Circuit Switched Data Carrier Detect: Channel Delay; Connect DIrect Communications Decency Act of 1996 Code Division Multiplexing Code Division Multiple Access Community Dial Office Cellular Digital Packet Data Call Detail Record; Clock and Data Recovery Consumer Digital Subscriber Line Caller Enabled Leased Line Communication End Point Committee of European Postal & Telephone (authorities) Circuit Emulation Service Controlled Environment Vault

BTU/hr BU BUC BUR BWDM BWX BYOD BYOP BYT

BW Bandwidth

C
C C/R CAB CABS CAC CACH CAL CALA CALC CALEA CAPS CAPTAIN CAR CAS CAS CASE CASP CAT CATV Collect; Connection; Connectivity Control/Response indication bit Conformity Assessment Body Carrier Access Billing System Carrier Access Code; Connection Admission Control Call Appearance Call Handling; Connection Access License Customer Access Line Customer Address Location Area Customer Access Line Charge Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act Call Attempts Per Second Character And Pattern Telephone Access Information Network Committed Access Rate Carrier Activity Sensor Channel Associated Signaling Common Application Service Elements Communications Application Service Provider Charges, Access, and Terms CAble TeleVision

CCNA CCR CCS CCS CCS CCSA CCSD CD CDA CDM CDMA CDO CDPD CDR CDSL CELL CEP CEPT CES CEV

CF CFA CFNA CFO CFOT CFR-47 CFS CFS CFU CGA CGI CGSA CGT CHE CHTML CI CI CIC CICT CID CID CIL CIP CIP CIPoA

Call Forward; Carrier Furnished; Coin First Carrier Facility Assignment; Carrier Failure Alarm Call Forwarding No Answer Core Funded Organization Certified Fiber Optic Technician Code of Federal Regulations Title 47 (FCC) Call For Service Customer Facing Service Call Forward Unconditionally Carrier Group Alarm Cell Global Identity Cellular Geographic Service Area Consultants Group for Telecommunications Central Head-End Compact HyperText Markup Language CHARM Interface Customer Installation Carrier Identification Code Commission on Information and Communications Technology Cell IDentification number Craft Interface Device Call Identification Line Carrier Identification Parameter Channel Interface Processor Classical Internet Protocol over ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) Committed Information Rate Cross-Interleaved Reed-Solomon Code Communications Interface Unit Cell Level ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) Services Simulator Custom Local Area Signaling Services Cross-Layer Design Competitive Local Exchange Carrier Calling Line Identification Calling Line IDentifier Caller Line Identification Presentation

CLK Clock CLLM CLNP CLP CLS CLTP CM CMAP CM-CLI CME CMF CMIP CMIS CMISE CMM CMOS Consolidated Link Layer Management ConnectionLess-mode Network Protocol Cell Loss Priority Current Level of Service Connectionless Transport Protocol Control Module; Cable Modem; Connection Manager Connection Management Access Protocol Control Module Command Line Interface Compressed Multiplication Equipment Channel Mismatch Failure; Client Management Frame Common Management Information Protocol Common Management Information Services Common Management Information Service Element Calls, Minimums, Maximums; Cable Management Module Cellular Management Operation System, Complementary MetalOxide Semiconductor Connection Management Procedure Cell Misinsertion Rate Call Management Server Commercial Metering Transponder Cable Modem Termination System; Cellular Mobile Telephone System Clock Multiplier Unit Container C-11=1,544 Mb/s; C-12=2,048 Mb/s; C-2=6,312 Mb/s; C-3=34,368 Mb/s and 44,736 Mb/s; C-4=139,264 Mb/s Called Number Authority; Cell Not Available Calling Number Display Comfort Noise Generation Core Network Integrated Planning System

cm centimeter

CMP CMR CMS CMT CMTS

CIR CIRC CIU CLASS CLASS CLD CLEC CLI CLID CLIP

CMU C-n

CNA CND CNG CNIPS

CNIR CNM CNMP CNR CO COAM COAX COB COBRA CoC COC COE COFA COIC COLD COLL COMDEX COMS CONS COO COPS COPS COR CORBA COS CoS COT COTS CP

Carrier-to-Noise/Ingress Ratio Customer Network Management Customer Network Management Portal Carrier-to-Noise Ration Central Office; Central Operations Customer-Owned And Maintained Coaxial Cable Change Of Billing Copper and Optical Broadband Remote Access Carrier of Carriers Central Office Connection Central Office Equipment Change of Frame Alignment Central Office Interface Circuit Central Office Layout Design Collision Count Computer Dealers Exposition Cambridge Open Mobile System Connection Oriented Network Service Chief Operating Officer Common Open Policy Services Common Open Policy Service Carrier Operated Relay Common Object Request Broker Architecture Class of Service; Common Object Services; CORBA Object Services Class of Service Central Office Terminal Commercial Off-The-Shelf Circuit Pack; Control Processor; Connection Provisioner; Call Processing; Customer Premise; Charging Party; Cell Phone Crosstalk Prevention Coding; Calling Party Control Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect

CPCN CPD CPE CPEB CPG CPI CPIC C-Plane CPLD CPM CPN CPOP CPP CPRM CPS CPT CPTTAG CPU CR

Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity Common Path Distortion Customer Premises Equipment; Customer Provided Equipment Channel Partner Enablement Briefing Converged Packet Gateway Computer-PBX Interface Cost Per Inbound Call Control Plane Complex Programmable Logic Device Cross-Phase Modulation Calling Party Number Circuit Precedence Over Packet data Calling Party Pays Content Protection for Recordable Media Carrier Pre-Select; Customer Premises System Channel Pass-Through; Cellular Paging Teleservice Connection Termination Point Tag Central Processing Unit Circuit Reliability; Carriage Return; Critical Alarm; Call Reference Constant Rate Allocation Challenge Response for Authenticated Crypto Keys Caller Ring Back Tone; Color Ring Back Tone Cyclic Redundancy Check Circuit Restoration Group Carrier Route Information System Constraint-based Routing Label Distribution Protocol Carriage Return Line Feed Cross Connect Cell Relay Service Cathode Ray Tube; Combined Rlogin and Telnet Call Reference Value

CODEC Coder/Decoder

COMPANDER COMpressor/exPANDER CONDTYPE Condition Type

CRA CRACK CRBT CRC CRG CRIS CR-LDP CRLF CRS CRS CRT CRV

CPC CPCI

CRx Line CS

Client Receive Line Cable Select; Carrier Sense; Central Station; Clear to Send; Communication Satellite; Control Sub-span; Convergence Sublayer; CoreStream Canadian Standards Association; Central Service Area Central Service Area Authority Core Service Access Point Command Signal and Control Call/Session Control Function Core Switching Division Core Service Data Unit Consecutive Severely Errored Seconds Common Service Framework C shell Common Signal Header Convergence Sublayer Indicator Core Switching Manager Carrier Sense Multiple Access Carrier Sense Multiple Access/ Collision Avoidance Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection Conventional Single Mode Fiber Composite Second Order Customer Service Profile; Continuous Speech Processing; Converged Service Platform Convergence Sub-layer Protocol Data Unit Customer Service Representative; Customer Service Request Carrier-Suppressed Return-to-Zero Customer Service System Central Standard Time Channel Service Unit; Customer Service Unit Channel Service Unit/Data Service Unit ConScript Unicode Registry Comma-Separated Value; Circuit Switched Voice Channel Termination; Computer Telephony; Critical

CTAM CTB CTC CTD CTE CTI CTIA CTN CTP CTR CTS

Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing Composite Triple Beat Common Transmit Clock Cell Transfer Delay Computer Telephony Engine Computer Telephone Integration Cellular Telecommunciations and Internet Association Core Transmission Network Connection Termination Point Carrier Telegraph Receiver; Covert Telephone Recording Clear To Send; Call Tracking System; Cordless Telephone System Cellular Telephone Service Order Client Transmit Line Channel Unit Call Unit Autodialer Closed User Group Central Urban Service Area Code Violation Code Violation-Far End Code Violation-Line Code Violation-Path Code Violation-Path Far End Code Violation-Section; Code Violation-Seconds Continuously Variable Slope, Delta modulation Circuit Validation Test Clockwise; Continuous Wave Center Weight Control

CSA CSAA CSAP CSC CSCF CSD CSDU CSES CSF Csh CSH CSI CSM CSMA CSMA/CA CSMA/CD CSMACD C-SMF CSO CSP

CTG Cradle-To-Grave

CTSO CTx Line CU CUA CUG CUSA CV CV-FE CV-L CV-P CV-PFE CV-S, CVS CVSD CVT CW CWC

CS-PDU CSR CS-RZ CSS CST CSU CSU/DSU CSUR CSV CT

CWT/CCWT Cleared While Testing or Came Clear While Testing CYTA CYprus Telecommunications Authority

D
D&C D/I D3 D4 Drop and Continue Drop and Insert Digital channel bank, ThirdGeneration Digital channel bank, FourthGeneration

D/A Digital-to-Analog

DAC DACS DAD DADM DAL DARPA DAS DATE DATV DAVIC DB DB-9 DBA dBc dBm DBMS DBN DBPSK DBRN DBRNC DBS DBU dBW DC

Digital to Analog Converter; Digital Addressable Controller Digital Access and Cross-Connect System Direct Access Devise Data Add/Drop Multiplexer Dedicated Access Line Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (U.S.) Direct Attached Storage; Distributed Antenna System Duly Authorized Telecommunications Entity Direct Airside Transit Visa Digital Audio VIdeo Council Database; Dial Back; Dropped Burst Data Bus 9 Pin Connector Database Administrator Decibel referenced to the carrier Decibel reference in milliwatts Database Management System Dial-Back Number Differential Binary Phase Shift Keying dB relative to noise dB relative to noise (C-Notch or C-Message) Direct Broadcast Satellite Dial Back Up Decibels referenced to Watts Direct Current; Data Connection; Dry Circuit; Disconnected; Device Control Downloadable Conditional Access System DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Customer Advocacy Team Digital Channel Bank Data Communications Channel Direct Circuit Control Exchange Data Carrier Detect Data Communications Equipment; Data Circuit Terminating Equipment Distributed Cisco Express Forwarding

DCF DCG DCH DCM DCME DCMS DCN DCOM DCP DCPNZ DCPV DCS DCS DCS 1800 DCT DCU DD DDCNZ DDCZ DDD DDR DDRS DDS

Dispersion-Compensating Fiber; Distributed Coordination Function Dispersion Compensation Grating Discrete CHannel Dispersion Compensation Module Digital Compressed Multiplication Equipment Digital Circuit Multiplication System Data Communication Network Distributed Component Object Model Digital Communications Protocol; Device Control Protocol Daily transmission Charge for Peak Non-Zone network load Daily Customer Pool Volume Digital Cross-connect System; Digital Connection System Digital Cellular System; Digital Cross-connect System Digital Cellular System, GSM variant at 1800 MHz Digital Cordless Telecommunications Dial-up Data Channel Unit Digit Directory Daily Demand Charge for NonZone Network Load Daily Demand Charge for a Zone Direct Distance Dialing; Direct Dialing Inward Double Data Rate; Dual Data Rate Dynamic Data Rate Selection Digital Data Storage; Digital Data Service; Digital Data System; Digital Data Stream Delay Dial Start Dial Discard Eligible; Digital Environment Digital Electrical Carrier Digital European Cordless Telephone/Telecommunication Degraded Signal Digital Ethernet Local Network Interconnect Digital Exchange Lowpower Qbus network

dB decibel

DCAS DCAT DCB DCC DCCX DCD DCE DCEF

DDSD DE DEC DECT

DEF Defective DEG DELNI DELQA

DELUA

Digital Exchange Lowpower Unibus Adapter Digital Entertainment Networking Initiative Transaction Denier Digital Ethernet Personal Computer-bus Adapter Digital Ethernet Q-bus Network Adapter Digital Ethernet thin-wire STation Adapter Digital Ethernet Unibus Network Adapter Drilling Electronic Weight Indicator Data File; Data Frame; Distributing Frame Distribution Feeder Antenna Distributed Feedback Datacom Reference Frame Input Disc Group Differential Group Delay Delivery Head Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Dial Home Device Digital Home Working Group Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine Direct Inward Dialer Disconnect in Error Differentiated Services Direct Inward Line Digital Input/Output Dual In-line Package (switch) Dialup Internet Protocol Direct Inward Switch Access DEC, Intel, Xerox Data Link; Downlink Digital Loop Carrier; Digital Leased Circuit; Digital Line Controller Data Link Connection Identifier; Digital Line Channel Indicator

DLE DLI DLL DLOL DLR DLT DLT DM DMA DMACS DMARC DMB

Digital Line Equipment Dialed Line Identification Dynamic Link Library; Data Lind Layer (driver); Downline Load Digital Loss Of Link Design Layout Record Digital Linear Tape Drives Double Leading Tone Degraded Minute; Dispersion Mitigation; Delta Modulation Direct Memory Access Distributed Monitoring and Control System DeMARCation point Digital Multipoint Bridge; Document Maintenance Bulletin; Digital Multimedia Broadcasting; Disconnect and Make Busy Dual Modem Cards Distributed Messaging Fabric Degraded Modem Hours Digital Multiplex Interface Digital Multi-Meter Detailed Method of Procedure Decode Media Protocol Digital Multi-Point Bridging Dispersion-Managed Solution; Distribution Management System Discrete Multi-Tone [Optical] Demultiplexer Directory Number Daytime Nighttime Anytime; Do Not Answer Directory Number Call Forwarding Digital Network Control System Did Not Include Data Network Interface (2B+D ISDN) Dialed Number Identification Service Do Not Revert; Dial Number Recorder Domain Name Server; Domain Name System Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specifications

DEMUX Demultiplexer DENI DENY DEPCA DEQNA DESTA DEUNA DEWI DF DFA DFB DFRI DG DGD DH DHCP DHD DHWG DICOM DID DIE DiffServ DIL DIO DIP DIP DISA DIX DL DLC

DMC DMF DMH DMI DMM DMOP DMP DMPB DMS DMT DMUX DN DNA DNCF DNCS DNI DNIC DNIS DNR DNS DOCSIS

DIR Direction Div Division

DLCI

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DOD DOD DOR DOrA DOS DoS DOT DOV DP DPA DPBX DPCM DPDT DPDU DPFI DPI DPL DPO DPR DPRAM DPSK DPT DQ DQDB DQoS DQPSK DQR DR DRA DRAM DRM DRS DRTL DRTT

Department Of Defense Dial On Demand; Drop On Demand Detailed Outage Report EV-DO (EVolution-Data Optimized) standard revision A Disk Operating System; Data Over Signal Denial of Service Department Of Transportation Data Over Voice Data Processing; Dial Pulsing; Drop Point Distributed Power Architecture Digital Private Branch Exchange Differential Pulse Code Modulation Double-Pole, Double-Throw Data Protocol Data Unit Data Plane Fault Isolation Digital Program Insertion; Dots Per Inch Digital Power Line; Digital Private Line Dispatch Out; Dial Pulse Originate Dedicated Protection Ring Dual Port Random Access Memory Differential Phase Shift Keying Dynamic Packet Transport: Dial Pulse Terminate Degraded Quality Level Distributed Queue Dual Bus Direct Memory Access Differential Quadrature Phase Shift Keying Directory enQuiry Restricted Disaster Recovery Daily Round Archives Dynamic Random Access Memory Digital Rights Management Dial Return System Dial Repeating Tie Line Dial Repeating Tie Trunk

DS DS0 DS1 DS-1C DS-2 DS3 DS-4 DSC DSCP DSCRDS DSF DSI DSL DSLAM DSN DS-n DSP DSS DSS2 DSSS DSTB DSU DSVD DSX DS-x DSX-1 DSX-2 DSX-3 DT

Digital Signal; Downstream; Data Service; Digital Service Digital Service, Level 0, 64 kb/s Digital Signal Level 1 (T1 equivalent); 1.544 Mb/s Digital Stream 1C (3.152 Mb/s) Digital Stream 2 (6.312 Mb/s) Digital Signal Level 3 (T3 equivalent) Digital Stream 4 (274.016 Mb/s) Digital Selective Calling Differentiated Service Code Point Discard Count Dispersion Shifted Fiber Digital Speech Interpolation Digital Subscriber Line; Digital Subscriber Loop Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer Defense Switched Network Digital Signal, level n Digital Signal Processor Direct Satellite Services; Digital Subscriber Signalling Digital Subscriber Signaling 2 Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Digital Set-top Box Digital Service Unit Digital Simultaneous Voice and Data Digital Side Interface; Digital Signal Cross-connect Digital Signal where N denotes multiple of 51.84 Mb/s Digital Signal Level 1 Cross Connect Digital Crossconnect 2 (6.312 Mb/s) Digital Signal Level 3 Cross Connect Decision Technology; Direct Termination; Dial Tone; Dial-up Transmission DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) Terminal Direct Transfer Application Process Digital Test Access Unit

DT DTAP DTAU

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DTCP DTE DTF DTH DTI DTL DTMF DTR DTS DTU DTV DTX DUART DUC DUL DUN DUNC DUNCE DUP DUS DUV DV DVB-ASI DVC DVD DVD+R DVD+RW DVI DVM DVOW DVP DVR DVS

Digital Transmission Content Protection Data Terminal Equipment Dial Tone First; Digital Transmission Facility Direct-to-Home, usually satellite television broadcasting Digital Trunk Interface Designated Transit List; Defense Telephone Link Dual Tone Multiple Frequency Data Terminal Ready Dynamic Transport System; Digital Terminal Systems Data Terminal Unit; Date/Time Update Digital Television Discontinuous Transmission Dual Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter Designated Underlying Carrier; Digital Up Converter Dial-up List Dial-up Networking Dial-up Networking Connection Dial-up Networking Connection Enhancement Data User Part Dont Use Synchronization Data Under Voice Digital Video; Data and Voice Digital Video Broadcast Asynchronous Serial Interface Dynamic Virtual Concatenation; Digital Video Compression Digital Versatile Disc Recordable Digital Versatile Disc Rewritable Digital Versatile Disc Display Visual Interface; Digital Video Interleaved Digital Voltmeter Digital Voice Orderwire Digital Voice Privacy Digital Video Recorder Descriptive Video Service

DWDM

Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing Digital Cross-connect Data Exchange Interface

DX Duplex DXC DXI

E
E Echo E&M E1 E2E E2PROM E3 E-911 EA EAD EAI EAL EAP EAPS Ear and Mouth; Earth and Magneto (signaling leads) European Equivalent of T1 (2.048 Mb/s signal speed) End to End Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory European data signal at a rate of 34.368 Mb/s Enhanced 9-1-1 Extended Address Entertainment Analysis and Development Enterprise Application Integration Events, Alarms, and Logging Extensible Authentication Protocol Engine Air Particle Separator; Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching Emergency Alert System; Extended Area Service Error Block; Eastbound; Expanded Basic Energy per Bit-to-Noise ratio Extended Binary-Coded Decimal Interchange Code Enhanced Capacity; European Commission; Echo Cancelling; Enhanced Cellular; Entropy Coding Electrical Carrier Level 1 (STS1 Equivalent) Extended Calling Area Edge Card Control; Embedded Communications Channel; Extended Community Calling English Cell Group Equipment Catalog Item

EAS EB Eb/No EBCDIC EC

EC-1 ECA ECC

ECG ECI

DW Datawire

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ECITTC

European Committee for Information Technology Testing and Certification Egress Cell Loss Ratio Electrical Carrier, level n; 0=64 kb/s, 2=6,312 Mb/s, 3=44,736 Mb/s Engineering Change Notice Electrical Carrier (n=a number, e.g., EC-4) Engineering Change Order Electronic Communications Privacy Act 1986 Enhanced Call Routing Emergency Communication System Exchange Carriers Standards Association Explicit Call Transfer Enterprise Computer Telephony Forum European Committee for Telecommunications Regulatory Affairs Equipment Degrade Electronic Dispersion Compensator Envelope Delay Distortion Erbium-Doped Fiber Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution Electronic Data Interchange Embedded Data-over-Cable Service Interface Specifications Electronic Digital Signal Crossconnect European Deaf Telephone End-to-End Call Manager Electronic Equipment Enclosure; Energy Efficient Ethernet Either End Hop Off Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory Equipment Failure Engineer, Furnish, and Install Explicit Forward Congestion Indication

EFD EFF EFP EGPRS EGSM EH EIA EICS EID EIDE EII EIR EIRP

Event Forwarding Discriminator Electronic Frontier Foundation Equipment Fault Protection Enhanced General Packet Radio Service Extended Global System for Mobile communications Environmentally Hardened Electronic Industries Alliance; Electronic Industries Association Eurescom Information and Communications Services Equipment Identifier Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics European Information Infrastructure Excess Information Rate Effective Isotropic Radiated Power; Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power Enterprise Java Beans Electronic Key Telephone Set Emulated Local Area Network Ethernet Link Access Protocol Ear Lead Enterprise Local Exchange Carrier Equal Level Far End Cross-Talk Ethernet Leased Line Extra Long Reach Element Manager Egress Maximum Burst Size ElectroMagnetic Compatibility Extended Management Domain Europe, Middle East, and Asia Extended Management Gateway Electromagnetic Interference Element Management Layer; Electro-absorptive Modulated Laser Enhanced Multi-level Precedence and Priority Expiring Maintenance Process Element Management System; Enhanced Message Service Expiring Maintenance Tool

ECLR ECn

ECN EC-n ECO ECPA ECR ECS ECSA ECT ECTF ECTRA

EJB EKTS ELAN ELAP E-LEAD ELEC ELFEXT ELL ELR EM EMBS EMC EMD EMEA EMG EMI EML

ED EDC EDD EDF EDFA EDGE EDI eDOCSIS EDSX EDT EECM EEE EEHO EEPROM EF EF&I EFCI

EMLPP EMP EMS EMT

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eMTA EMX END ENE ENFIA ENST ENUM ENUT EO EOC EOC EoD EOF EOL EOM EoS EOW EPA EPCR EPD EPG EPIM EPL EPLD E-PON EPPR EPR EPROM EPSCS

Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapter ESCON MUX; Earth and Magneto Signaling Extended Management Domain End Network Element Exchange Network Facilities For Interstate Access Ecole Nationale Suprieure des Tlcommunications tElephone NUmber Mapping Enhanced Non-preemptable Unprotected Traffic Equipment Order Embedded Operations Channel Embedded Operations Channel Everything on Demand End of Frame End of Life End of Message Ethernet over SONET/SDH Engineered Orderwire; Express Orderwire Environmental Protection Agency Egress Peak Cell Rate Early Packet Discard Equipment Protection Group Ethernet Port Interface Module Ethernet Private Line Erasable Programmable Logic Device Ethernet Passive Optical Network Empty Packet Production Rate Engineering Progress Report Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory Enhanced Private Switch Controlled System Extended Reach Enhanced Remote Access Enhanced Remote Defect Indicator Enhanced Path Remote Error Indication Enhanced Roaming Indicator Echo Return Loss

ERM Errcde ES ESA

Explicit Rate Marketing Error Code Errored Second EDFA Saturation Algorithm; End System Address; Enhanced Subscriber Authentication ESCON Bundle Enterprise Systems Connection Egress Sustainable Cell Rate Electrostatic Discharge Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive Extended Super Frame; Extended Superframe Format Extended Super Frame Data-Link Errored Seconds-Far End Enhanced Service Gateway; Error Satellite Gauge End System Identifier End System to Intermediate System Errored Seconds-Line Errored Second-Line Far End Electronic Service Method of Procedure Errored Second-Mulitplexor Section Extended Subnetwork Easy Software Products; ElectroSelective Pattern Errored Second-Path Errored Second-Path Far End Errored Second Ratio Errored Second-Regenerator Section Electronic Switching System Errored Second-Section Eastern Standard Time Errored Second-Virtual Tributary (VT) Path; Errored Second-VT Path Far End Executive Secure Voice Network Errored Second Count End Terminal Electronic Transmission; Exchange Termination Ending Tag Eligible Telecommunications Carrier

ESCBND ESCON ESCR ESD ESDS ESF ESFDL ES-FE ESG ESI ES-IS ES-L ES-LFE ESMOP ES-MS ESN ESP ES-P ES-PFE ESR ES-RS ESS ES-S EST ES-V

EQPT Equipment ER ERA ERDI EREI-P ERI ERL ESVN ESx ET ET Etag ETC

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ETF ETH ETHBND ETLMI ETM ETN ETR ETS ETSI EU EUCL EULA EUS EUVS EVA EVC EV-DV EVM EVN EVPL EVPLAN EVRC EWO EXER-S EXZ

Early Termination Fee 10/100 Ethernet Ethernet Bundle ESCON Trib Laser Manager Interface Electronnic Tandem Network Electronic Tandem Network External Timing Reference End of Transmission Signal; European Telecommunication Standard European Telecommunications Standards Institute European Union End-user Common Line Charge End-user License Agreement End-user Segment Ergolight Usability Validation Suite Electronic Video Agent Ethernet Virtual Connection; Electronic Voucher Charging EVolution Data/Voice Error Vector Magnitude Enterprise Voice-over-IP Network Ethernet Virtual Private Line Ethernet Virtual Private Local Area Network Enhanced Variable Rate CODEC Engineering Work Order Exercise-Span (SONET) Excessive Zone

FAST FAT FAW FB FC FC Switch FC100 FC10000 FC200 FC400 FCAPS

Field Automated Subscriber Testing Factory Acceptance Test Frame Alignment Word Framing Bit Failure Code; Failure Count; Fiber Channel; Fibre Channel Fibre Channel Switch Fibre Channel 1 Gb/s Fibre Channel 10 Gb/s (same as 10GFC) Fibre Channel 2 Gb/s Fibre Channel 4 Gb/s Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance (or Provisioning), Security management Federal Communications Commission Failure Count-Far End First-Come, First-Served Fiber Channel over Internet Protocol Failure Count-Line Failure Count-Line Far End Fan Control Module Foreign Central Office Fiber Channel Protocol Failure Count-Path Failure Count-Path Far End Field Change Revision Frame Check Sequence; Fibre Channel Standard Count of FCS-32 Error Fixed Cellular Terminal Failure Count-VT Failure Count-VT Far End Full Duplex Food and Drug Administration Frequency Division Duplexed Frequency Division Duplex Fibre Distributed Data Interface Fibre Distributing Frame Feeder Distribution Interface Facilities Data Link; Facility Data Link Frequency Division Multiplexing; Fast Ethernet

FCC FC-FE FCFS FCIP FC-L FC-LFE FCM FCO FCP FC-P FC-PFE FCR FCS FCS32 FCT FC-V FC-VFE FD FDA FDD FDD FDDI FDF FDI FDL FDM

EXER-R Exercise-Ring EXP Experimental

F
F F&I FA FA, F/A FAB FAC FACS FAD FAF FAS Fahrenheit; Frequency Furnish and Install Failed Answer Fuse Alarm; Fault Alarm Field Alert Bulletin Forced Authorization Code Facility Assignment and Control System Functional Access Domain Facility Failure Frame Alignment Signal

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FDM FDMA FDOA FDP FDRP FDS FDTD FE FEAC FEACT FEALM FEB FEBE FEBE-F FEBE-I FEC FEC FECC-F FECC-I FECN FECN FECS FEDS FELB FEP FEPLF FEPM FERF FET FEXT FF FFA FFP FFT

Frequency Division Modulation Frequency Division Multiple Access Frequency Difference of Arrival Fiber Distribution Panel Frame Drop Filtering, Distributing, and Serving Finite-Difference Time-Domain Far-end; Fast Ethernet; Forward Error Correction Far-end Alarm Channel Far-end Terminal Alarm Condition Far-end Alarm Fast Ethernet Bridging Far-end Block Error Far-end Block Error count-Fast data Far-end Block Error count-Interleaved data Forward Error Correction; Forwarding Equivalence Class Forward Error Correction Forward Error Correction CountFast data Forward Error Correction CountInterleaved data Forward Explicit Congestion Notification Forward Explicit Congestion Notification Forward Error Correction Seconds FICON Extended Storage over Distance Far-end Loop Back Far-end Protection; Front End Processor Far-end Protection Line Failure Far-end Performance Monitor Far-end Receive Failure Field-Effect Transistor Far-end Cross Talk Fast Forward First Field Application Facility Fault Protection Fast Fourier Transform

FGA FGD FH FHSS FIB FIC FICON FIFO FIL FiOS FIT FITB FITL FITR FL FLAG FLC FLL FLN FLP FM

Feature Group A Feature Group D Frequency Hopping Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum Forwarding Information Base Frame Identification Code Fiber Connection First In, First Out Fiber in the Loop Fiber Optic Service Failure in Time Fiber in the Building Fiber in the Loop Fiber in the Riser Fiber Link Fibre Link Around the Globe Forward Link Channel Fixed Loss Loop Fixed Line Network Fast Link Pulse Fan Module; Fault Management; Forwarding Module; Frequency Modulation Failure Modes Analysis Fixed Mobile Convergence Failure Mode and Effects and Criticality Analyses Follow Me Roaming Fault Management System; Fixed Mobile Substitution Foreign National Control System Full National Number Fiber Optics Fixed Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer; Flexible Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer Free on Board; Forward on Busy Final Operating Configuration Free on Demand Fiber Optic Equipment Fax over Internet Protocol Fiber Optic Media Access Unit Follow on Satellite, Intelsat designation Fiber Optic Splice Course

FMA FMC FMECA FMR FMS FNCS FNN FO FOADM

FOB FOC FOD FOE FoIP FOMAU FOS FOSC

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FOSE FOTP FOTS FOW FP FPG FPGA FPLMTS FPM FPP FPS

Federal Office Systems Exposition Fiber Optic Test Procedures Fiber Optic Transmission System Forward Order Wire Fabry-Perot (type of laser); Frame Pulse (NEC); Full Period of service Facility Protection Group Field Programmable Gate Array Future Public Land Mobile Telecommunications Systems Fan Power Module Fast Pattern Processor Frames per Second; Fast Packet Switching; Framing Pattern Sequence Frame Relay; Functional Requirement Frame Relay Permanent Virtual Connection Frame Relay Access Device Frame Relay Assembler/Disassembler Functional Requirements Document; Feature Requirements Definition Frame Relay Forum Frame Relay Forum Implementation Agreement 12 Frame Relay Forum Implementation Agreement 13 Frame Relay Forum Implementation Agreement 5 Frame Relay Forum Implementation Agreement 8.1 Frame Relay Forum-Local Management Interface Fragment Count Forward Resource Management; Frame Count Dropped Frames Frame Relay Service Frame Relay Switching System Frame Relay Service Specific Convergence Sub-layer Field Replacement Unit File System

FSA FSAI FSAN FSB FSK FSM FSO FS-P FS-R FSS FSS FS-S FS-W FT FT FT1 FT1 FT-2000 FTA FTAM FTC FTFW FTM FTP FTTB FTTC FTTD FTTH FTTP

Field Service Application Fiber Serving Area Interface Full Services Access Network (consortium) Field Service Bulletin Frequency Shift Keying Field Service Manager Free Space Optical Forced Switch-Protection Forced Switch-Ring Fixed Satellite Service Fixed Satellite Services Forced Switch-Span Forced Switch-Working France Telecom Field Testing Fractional T1 Fractional T1 SONET OC-48 lightwave system (AT&T) Fault Tree Analysis File Transfer and Access Management Fabric and Timing Card FactoryTalk for Windows Fabric Timing Module File Transfer Protocol Fiber to the Building; Fiber to the Business Fibre to the Curb (Kerb), linked to VDSL in deployment Fiber to the Desk Fiber to the Home Fiber to the Premise; Maintenance Channel Transparent Termination Point Fiber to the [endpoint] Fair Use Doctrine Frame-based User-Network Interface Fair Use Policy Firmware; Firewall Fixed Wireless Access Full Width at Half Maximum Four-Wave Mixing

FR FR PVC FRAD FRAD

FRC Force FRD

FREQ Frequency FRF FRF.12 FRF.13 FRF.5 FRF.8.1 FRF-LMI FRG FRM FRMS FRS FRSS FR-SSCS FRU FS

FTTx FUD FUNI FUP FW FWA FWHM FWM

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FWS FWT FX FXO FXS

Fixed Wireless Service Fixed Wireless Terminal Foreign Exchange Foreign Exchange Office Foreign Exchange Service; Foreign Exchange Subscriber

GE

Gigabit Ethernet; Greater than or equal to; General Electric Corporation Gigabit Ethernet Bridge Geostationary Earth Orbit GSM Edge Radio Access Network General Electric Satellite Services Gigabit Ethernet Tunneling Gain Flattened Amplifier Generic Flow Control Gain Flattening Filter (used in EDFA) General Format Identifier Generic Framing Procedure Guaranteed Frame Rate Gaussian Frequency Shift Keying Gigahertz (Billion hertz) Graded Index Gigabit Ethernet Global Information Infrastructure German Long Distance Global Maritime Distress and Safety System Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching General Mobile Radio Service Global Mobile Satellite System Greenwich Mean Time; Grasshoppers Made for Telecommunications (GMT fuses) Gateway Network Element Gateway Network Element Get Off My Phone Grade of Service Government Open System Interconnection Profile Gateway Platform Gemeinschaft Private Branch eXchange General Purpose Input General Purpose Input General Purpose Output Gigabit Passive Optical Network General Packet Radio Service

GEB GEO GERAN GESS GET

G
G/T GA GAT GATE Gain to System Noise Temperature Ratio General Availability GSM, AMPS, and TDMA GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) Application Test Environment

GFA GFC GFF GFI GFP GFR GFSK GHz GI GigE GII GLD GMDSS GMPLS GMRS GMSS GMT

Gb Gigabit GB Gigabyte GbE GbE VFTP GbE WAN GbE WIF GBIC Gigabit Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet Virtual Facility Termination Point Gigabit Ethernet Wide Area Network Gigabit Ethernet Wide Area Network Interface Gigabit Interface Converter

Gbit Gigabit Gb/s, Gbits Gigabits per second GBT Gbytes/s GC GCA GCAC GCC0 Ground Based Tower Gigabytes per second Gateway Controller; Global Communications General Communication Area Generic Connection Admission Control General Communications Channel 0 (similar to SDH/SONET DCC) Graphical Craft Interface Terminal General Control Module Generic Cell Rate Algorithm Global Communication System GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) Drawing Kit GSM Data Module Guidelines for the Definition of Managed Objects Global Distribution System

GN GNE GOMP GOS GOSIP GP GPBX GPI GPIN GPO G-PON GPRS

GND Ground

GCIT GCM GCRA GCS GDK GDM GDMO GDS

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GPS GR GRDM GRE GRTES GRUB GS GSA GSM

Global Positioning System; Global Positioning Satellite Generic Requirement; Geographic Redundancy Gigabit Rate Data Multiplexer Generic Routing Encapsulation General Requirements for Transmission Equipment Specification Greedy Reclamation of Unused Bandwidth Ground Start Guarded Single Assignment Global System for Mobile communications, originally: Groupe Spciale Mobile Global System for Mobile (communications) Groupe Spciale Mobile Global System Mobile Association Global System for Mobile (communications) Rail GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) Support Node Geostationary Earth Orbit General Switched Telephone Network Gain Transfer; Grating Temperature Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company Global Traffic Forecast (Intelsat) Graphics, Text, and Images Global Traffic Meeting (Intelsat) Group Termination Point GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) Tunneling Protocol General TeleSystems Group Global Telephone Exchange Carrier Graphical User Interface Gateway Controller General Wireless Communications Service (46560-4685 MHz) High Availability High-bandwidth Optical Services High-capacity Digital Services

HCF HCSFI HCT HCV HD HDB3 HDCP HDLC HDMI HDML HD-SDI HDSF HDSL HDSL2 HDT HDTV HEC HEHO HEM HEPA

High Connection Failure High-speed Central Switch Fabric Interface Hierarchical Cellular Tree High-capacity Voice High-definition High-density Bipolar 3 High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection High-speed/level Data Link Control High-definition Multimedia Interface Handheld Device Markup Language High-definition Serial Digital Interface High-speed Distributed Switch Fabric High-speed Digital Subscriber Line High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line, Second Generation Host Digital Terminal High-definition Television Header Error Control; Headend Controller Headend Hop Off Headend Modem High-efficiency Particulate Arrester Hybrid Fiber Coax Hands-free Kit High-speed Forwarding Module Home Gateway Households Passed Hardware/Software Interface; Hardware/Software Integration; High-speed Internet High-speed Serial Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) Hierarchical Line Balancing Home Location Register HDSL Line Unit Hanson MaClain Retirement Network

GSM GSM GSMA GSM-R GSN GSO GSTN GT GT&T GTF GTI GTM GTP GTP GTS GTXC GUI GWC GWCS

HE Headend

HEX HEXadecimal HFC HFK HFM HGW HHP HI

GW Gateway HISSA HLB HLR HLU HMRN

H
HA HBOS HCDS

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HMS HN HNv1 HO HOD HO-DSP HO-DXC HOM HomePNA HOP HOPA HO-POH HOVC HP HPA HPF HPN HPNA HPNA HPOV HPPI HP-UX

Hybrid Management Sub-layer Home Number Home Networking Version 1 Higher Order HBO on Demand High Order-Domain Specific Part Higher Order Digital Cross Connect High Order Modulation Home Phoneline Networking Alliance High Order Path Higher Order Path Adaptation Higher Order-Path Overhead Higher Order Virtual Concatenation Hairpin; Higher Order Path; Homes Passed High Power Amplifier High Pass Filter Home Phone Network Home Phoneline Networking Alliance Home Phoneline Network Adapter Hewlett Packard Open View High-performance Parallel Interface Hewlett Packards UNIX-based OS that runs on HPs enterprise servers High-quality Global System for Mobile communications Hardware Release Document; Hardware Requirements Document High-speed; Heterogeneous Services High-speed Bus High-speed Connect High-speed Circuit-Switched Data High-speed Circuit-SWitched Data High-speed Data High-speed Downlink Packet Access High-speed OFDM (Orthogonal IAST IAT IAV IBCC IBS IBSS IBT IC HSPA HSS HSSI HSUPA HT HTI HTML HTTP HTTPS HTU HTU-C

Frequency Division Multiplexing) Packet Access High-speed Packet Access Home Subscriber Service High-speed Serial Interface High-speed Uplink Packet Access High Threshold Handoff Transfer Initiate Hypertext Markup Language Hypertext Transfer Protocol Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure HDSL (High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line) Transmission Unit HDSL (High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line) Transmission UnitCentral office HDSL (High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line) Transmission UnitRemote

HTU-R

HU Hook-up HUP Hook-up HVAC HVS Heating, Ventilation, and AirConditioning Hospitality Voice Services

HW Hardware Hz Hertz

I
i.LINK I/B IEEE 1394, High-performance Serial Bus, implementation Inbound/Outroute (also known as the return link), from remote terminal to hub Integrated Access Device; Interface Access Device Internet Access Service; Internet Authentication Service Industry Access Service Tariff Integrated Access Terminal Images, Audio, Video In-Band Communication Channel Intelsat Business Service; InBuilding Solution Independent Basic Service Set International Business Traveller Integrated Circuit

HQGSM HRD

I/O Input/Output IAD IAS

HS HSB HSC HSCSD HSCWD HSD HSDPA HSOPA

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ICAL ICB ICC ICCF ICD ICE

Interexchange Carrier Access Lines Independent Customer Builds Interexchange Carrier Charge Interexchange Carrier Compatibility Forum International Code Designator Information Content Exchange; Integrated Communications Environment IMS Charging Identity Inserted Connection Loss Inter-channel Level Difference Ingress Cell Loss Ratio Internet Control Message Protocol Input-Command Not Valid IMA Control Protocol Interexchange Carrier-Point of Termination Installed Circuit Pack Type Initial Cell Rate Interrogating Call/Session Control Function Internet Connection Sharing and Firewall Identifier; Identification International Development Bank Information Distribution Company Internet Device Control Protocol Integrated Digital Carrier Unit International Direct Dial International Direct Distance Dialing Integrated Device Electronics Intermediate Distribution Frame; Invalid Data Flag Independent Distribution Frame Identification High byte Initial Domain Identifier Interactive Distance Learning; Interface Definition Language Integrated Digital Loop Carrier Interim Data Modem Input-Data Not Valid Initial Domain Part Intermediate Data Rate; Installer Design Required

IDS IDSL IDT IE IEC IEEE IEEE-CS

Intrusion Detection System; Information Directory Service ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) Digital Subscriber Line Inter-Digital Cross-connect Trunk; Integrated Digital Terminal Information Element Incoming Error Count; InterExchange Carrier Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Computer Society Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Standards Association INTELSAT Earth Station Standard Internet Engineering Task Force Intermediate Frequency Initial First Cost Information Group; Interface Group Internet Group Multicast Protocol In-house Wiring Input-Invalid Access Identifier CORBA Internet Inter-ORB Protocol Internet Information Server Interim Interface Signaling Protocol Institut Kosmitcheskikh Issledovanii Intermediate Light Amplification; Integrated Line Amplifier; In-line Amplifier International Long Distance Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier Initial License Fee Integrated Laser Module; Integrated Laser Modulator Interim Link Management Interface; Interim Local Management Interface Information Log; Incoming Log Inbound Link Quality Issues List Report Interim Local Management Interface

ICID ICL ICLD ICLR ICMP ICNV ICP IC-POT ICPT ICR I-CSCF ICSF ID IDB IDC IDCP IDCU IDD IDDD IDE IDF IDF IDH IDI IDL IDLC IDM IDNV IDP IDR

IEEE-SA

IESS IETF IF IFC IG IGMP IHW IIAC IIOP IIS IISP IKI ILA

ILD ILEC ILF ILM ILMI

ILOG ILQ ILR ILRM

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IM IMA IMBS IMD IME IMEI IMM IMP IMPACT IMPCS IMPI IMS

Instant Messaging Inverse Multiplexing over ATM Ingress Maximum Burst Size Intermodulation Distortion Interface Management Entity International Mobile Equipment Identity Interactive Mobile Media Interface Message Processor Integrated Manufacturing Precision Assembly Cellular Technology Indian Mobile Personal Communication System IP (Internet Protocol) Multimedia Private Identity IP (Internet Protocol) Multimedia Subsystem; Internal Messaging System IP (Internet Protocol) Multimedia Subsystem International Mobile Subscriber Identity

INVW INWATS

Invalid Word Count INward Wide Area Telecommunications Service Input/Output Adapter Initial Operating Configuration; Interoffice Channel Interception of Communications Act Input/Output Configuration Data Set Interoffice Fiber Interoperable Object Reference; Indian Ocean Region Internetwork Operating System Internet over Satellite Interoffice Trunk Internet Protocol; Intelligent Peripheral, IN block Inter-process Communications; Inter-process or Inter-processer Control; Initial Paging Channel Ingress Peak Cell Rate DAMA (Demand Assigned Multiple Access) IP Channel Unit iPhone Configuration Utility Intelligent Pulse Decoding AT&Ts IP-Enabled Frame Relay service Inter-Packet Gap International Private Leased Circuit Interested Party Multicast; Interpersonal Messaging System Internet Protocol Multicasting Initiative Interested Party Multicast Service Internet Protocol, Next-generation (now called IPv6) Internet Protocol over ATM Internet Phone over Data Impulse Pay per View Intellectual Property Rights In-Plane Switching; Instructions Per Second Internet Protocol Security Integrated IP Software License Internet Protocol Telephony

IO Interoffice IOA IOC IOCA IOCDS IOF IOR IOS IOS IOT IP IPC

IMS IMSI

IMS-MGW IP Multimedia Subsystem-Media Gateway Function IMSS IM-SSF IMT IMT-A IMTS IN INA INAP INC INE I-NET INM Inroute INT INTAP Italtel Multi-service Solutions IP Multimedia Service Switching Function Inter Machine Trunk; International Mobile Telecommunications International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced Improved Mobile Telephone Service Intelligent Network Information Network Architecture Intelligent Network Application Part Protocol Industry Numbering Committee Intelligent Network Element Institutional Network Integrated Network Manager see I/B Internal; Internal Clock Interoperability Technology Association for information Processing Internodal Tunneling Protocol Integrated Services

IPCR IPCU iPCU IPD IPFR IPG IPLC IPM IPMI IPMS IPNG IPOA IPOD IPPV IPR IPS IPsec IPSL IPT

INTP IntServ

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IPTA IPTD IPTV IPvX IPX IR IRC IRD IRMA IRT IRTC IS IS 41 ISA IS-ANR IS-ANRST ISBX ISC ISCC ISCR iSCSI

Internet Protocol Transport Agreement Internet Protocol Telephony Design IP Television Internet Protocol version X Internet Package Exchange Intermediate Reach; International Roaming International Record Carrier Integrated Receiver/Decoder Interactive Remote Messaging Application Integrated Receiver/Transcoder Illinois Rural Telecommunication In Service; Intermediate System Interim Standard 41 Industry Standard Architecture; Innovative Slot Allocation In Service-Abnormal In Service-Abnormal and Restricted Internet Satellite Broadcast Exchange Infrastructure Service Charge InterSwitch Communications Channel Ingress Sustainable Cell Rate Internet Small Computer System Interface; SCSI Protocol over TCP/IP Idle Signal Detection; International Subscriber Dialing Integrated Services Digital Network Integrated Services Digital Network User Part Intelligent Shared Dual Path Inter-Symbol Interference Intermediate System to Intermediate System Industrial Scientific Medical In Service-Normal International Standards Organization; Independent System Operator The Internet Society

ISP IS-RST ISSI ISSIP ISSP ISTD ISTP ISV ISW IT ITA

Internet Service Provider; Inside Plant In Service-Restricted Inter-Switching System Interface Inter-Switching System Interface Protocol Interim Interswitch Signaling Protocol International Subscriber Trunk Dialing Internet Signaling Transport Protocol Independent Software Vendor Inside Wiring Information Technology Installation, Test, and Acceptance; Inferior Telecommunications Apparatus Independent Transmit Clock Information Technology Equipment Internet Telecom and Electronic Commerce International Toll Free Services International Telecommunications Union Interactive Telecommunications Program Internet Telephone Router Intelligent Transportation System; Institute for Telecommunications Sciences Internet Telephone Service Provider International Telephone and Telegraph International Telecommunication Union ITU Telecommunications standards body International Telecommunications Union-Telecommunications Standardization Sector Internal Use Interval Usage Code; Interconnect Usage Charge Integrated Voice and Data Integrated Voice and Data Integrated Voice/Data Terminal

ITC ITE ITEC ITFS ITL ITP ITR ITS

ISD ISDN ISDNUP ISDP ISI IS-IS ISM IS-NR ISO

ITSP ITT ITU ITU-T ITU-TSS

IU IUC IVAD IVD IVDT

ISOC

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IVI IVN IVPN IVS IVW IWE IWF IWMS

Intel Video Interactive Interactive Video Network International VPN Interactive Video Services InfoView Wireless Institute for Wireless Education Interworking Function Inside Wire Maintenance Service; Integrated Wireless Management System Innovative Wireless Technologies; International Wireless Technologies, L.L.C.; International Wireless Technology; Interoperable Wireless Technologies Inter-Working Unit Internet World Wireless conference Inter-exchange Carrier

K
k K1 K2 kilo (thousand) SONET or SDH overhead byte of MSP/MS-SPRing (see K2) Used with K1-SONET or SDH overhead byte for MSP/MSSPRing

Kb Kilobit KB Kilobyte Kb/s KB/s Kbit/s Kbps KBps kBPS KEY kft kHz Kilobits per second Kilobytes per second Kilobits per second Kilobits per second Kilobytes per second Kilobits Per Second Keyset (multiline phone) Kilofeet (U.S. cable length measurement) Kilohertz (thousand hertz) Korn Shell Kilosymbols Per Second Kilosymbols per Second Kilosymbols per Second 1000 Volt Amperes

IWT

IWU IWW IXC

J
J0 J2EE JBR JDBC JDC JDK JDMK JDS-HR JEM JICC JIS JLS JMS JNDI JPEG JRE JT JTAG JTU JVM JYP J Zero Java 2 Enterprise Edition Jabber Count Java Database Connectivity Japanese Digital Cellular Java Development Kit Java Dynamic Management Kit Japan Digital Services-Half Rate JAVA Element Manager Justice International Calling Card Jurisdictional Interstate Service Just Lousy Service JAVA Messaging System Java Naming and Directory Interface Joint Photographic Experts Group Java Runtime Environment Jersey Telecom Joint Test Action Group Japan Telephone Upgrade Java Virtual Machine Jamaican Yellow Pages

Km Kilometer Ksh KSPS ksym/s ksym/sec kVA

kW Kilowatt

L
L Current L2F L2TP L2TP L2TPv3 L3 LA LAAS LAC LADM LADS LADT LAG LAN LANCE Layer 2 Forwarding protocol Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol version 3 Layer 3 Line Adapter; Latin America Local Area Augmentation System Local Access Concentrator; Line Assignment Center Linear Add/Drop Multiplexer Local Area Data Service Local Area Data Transport Link Aggregation Group Local Area Network; Local Access Number LAN Controller for Ethernet

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LANE LAP LAPB LAP-B LAPD LAP-D LAPF LAPM LAPS LAS LASER LATA LATM LAW LBC LBCL LBCN LBO LBR LBS LBX LC LCA LCAP LCAS LCC LCD LCGN LCL LCN

Local Area Network Emulation Link Access Procedure; Link Access Protocol Link Access Procedure Balanced Link Access Procedure-Balanced Link Access Procedure-D Channel (X 25) Link Access Protocol-D channel Link Access Procedure for FrameMode Bearer Services Link Access Protocol for MODEM Link Access Procedure Local Authentication Service Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Local Access and Transport Area Local ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) Local Area Wireless Laser Bias Current Laser Bias Current Level Normalized Laser Bias Current Line Build Out Low Bit Rate Location Based Services Low Bandwidth X Lucent Connector; Line Card; Line Chaser; Line Compressed Line Circuit Address Local Craft Access Panel Link Capacity Adjustment Scheme Lifecycle cost; Link Control Channel Liquid Crystal Display Logical Channel Group Number Lower Confidence Limit Local Computer Network; Logical Channel Number; Local Communications Network Local Contact Least Cost Routing; Long Cable Run Large Capacity Terminal Line Control Unit LiveCache Wireless Network Laser Diode

LD LDAP LDAP LDB LDC LDC LDCC LDCELP LDDS LDI LDL LDM LDN LDP LDS LEAF LEC LECS LED LEN LEO LER LERG LES LET LETS LF LFACS LFE LG LGE LGN LGS LGX LH LIC LIDB LIF

Long Distance Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Last Data Bit LATA (Local Access Transport Area) Distribution Channel Long Distance Charges Line Data Communications Channel Low Delay CELP Limited Distance Data Service Long Distance Interconnect Long Distance Link Limited Distance Modem Local Directory Number Label Distribution Protocol Local Digital Switch; Long Distance Service Large Effective Area Fiber Local Exchange Carrier LAN Emulation Configuration Server Light Emitting Diode Line Equipment Number Low Earth Orbit Label Edge Router Local Exchange Routing Guide LAN Emulation Server Line Equipment Transfer Line Efficiency Tracking System Line Fail Loop Facility Assignment and Control System Line Far End Line Good Loop- or Ground-start Exchange Logical Group Node Loop- or Ground-start Subscriber Light-guide Crossconnects Logical Host Line Interface Card Line Information Database Line Interface; Laser Induced Fluorescence

LCON LCR LCT LCU LCWN LD

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LIM LIP LIU LLB LLC LLSDCC LLU LM LMC LMDS LME LMI LMOS LMP LMS LMU LNA LNB LNP LO LOA LOADM LOC LO-DXC LOF LOF-P LOH LOM LON LOP LOPDP LOPI LOPIP LOP-L LOP-P LOP-V LOP-V LOS

Line Interface Module Local Information Packet Line Interface Unit; Light Interface Unit Line LoopBack Logical Link Control; Local Link Control Lower-Layer Section DCC Local Loop Unbundling Line Module Loop Maintenance Center Local Multipoint Distribution Service Line Monitoring Equipment Local Management Interface Loop Maintenance Operations System Link Management Protocol Local Measured Service Line Monitor Unit Low Noise Amplifier Low Noise Block Local Number Portability Low Order Letter of Agency Lightweight Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer Loss of Clock Low Order Digital Cross Connect Loss of Frame Path Loss of Frame Line Overhead Loss of Multiframe; List of Materials Local Operating Network Loss of Pointer Loss of Pointer Decay Period Loss of Pointer Inhibit Loss of Pointer Integration Period Loss of Pointer-Line Loss of Pointer-Path VT Loss of Pointer Loss of Pointer-Virtual Loss of Signal; Level of Service; Loss of Session

LOSS LOSW LOVC LOW LP LPC LPDP Lport LP-S LP-S/SF-P LPU LQC LQD LQE LQF LQI LQM LQN LQR LR LRB LRDC LRM LRN LRQ LS LSA LSAP LSB LSF LSI LSL LSM LSMS LSN LSO LSOA LSP LSR LSR

Loss of Signal Seconds Loss of Synchronous Word Low-Order VC Local Orderwire Line Processor; Lockout of Protection; Low Order Path Linear Predictive Coding Local Policy Decision Point Logical port Lockout of Protection-Span Lockout of Protection-Span/Signal Fail-Protection Line Protection Unit Line Quality Control Line Quality Disturbance Line Quality Engineering Line Quality Function Line Quality Indicator Line Quality Management Line Quality Network Line Quality Report Long Reach (fiber); Line Regeneration Equipment Loop Reverse Battery Long Reach Daughter Card Long Reach Multi-mode Local Routing Number Location Request Loop Start Low-speed ADM Link Service Access Point Least Significant Bit Loss of Signal or Frame indication signal Loop Start Interface Lower Specification Limit Loss of Sync Message Local Service Management System Logical Subnetwork Local Serving Office Local Service Order Administration Label Switched Path; Local Service Provider Label Switch Router Label Switch Router; Line Sharing Service; Lucent Soft Switch

Locn Location

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LSSGR LT LTA LTE

LATA Switching System Generic Requirements Low Threshold; Laser Temperature; Line Termination Leased Transport Area Line Terminating Equipment; Long Terminal Evolution; Line Terminal Equipment; Long-term Evalution Lets Talk GSM Local Transport Network (fiber ring) Link Termination Point; Logical Termination Point Loop Testing System; Long-term Storage Local Transport Termination Line Termination Unit Line Unit Local Usage Details; Look-up Directory Land Use Line Line Unit/Line Termination Line Unit Network Termination Label Virtual Circuit Low-voltage Distribution Low-voltage Differential Signalling Line Verification Module Low Water Peak Listen While Talk Local Exchange Terminal Lempel-Ziv compression algorithm Lempel-Ziv Stac

MAN MAP MAPDU MAPP MAU MB Mb/s MB/s MBA MBAC

Metropolitan Area Network Main Audio Program; Mobile Application Part Protocol Management Application Protocol Data Unit Mobile Access Personal Presence Media Access Unit Megabyte; Measured Business Megabits per second Megabytes per second Message Body Authenticator Measurement-based Admission Control Megabits per second Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service Megabits per second; Million Bits Per Second Megabytes per second Maximum Burst Size; Meter Backflow Services Michigan Bell Telephone Mobile Broadband Wireless Access Make Call Mode Common/Mode Indicate Common Missed Calls Alert Master Control Center/Computer; Mobile Country Code; Mobile Competence Centre Multiple number Call Forwarding Inhibit Management Control Processor; Mobile Centered Paging Multiple Channels per Carrier Minimum Cell Rate; Minimum Cost Routing Master Control Station; Managed Communication Services ; Multipoint Communication Service Multi-Carrier Spread Spectrum Maintenance Channel Transparency Multi-Carrier Traffic Allocation Motion Compensated Temporal Filtering

Mb Megabit

LTG LTN LTP LTS LTT LTU LU LUD LUL LULT LUNT LVC LVD LVDS LVM LWP LWT LXT LZ LZS

Mbaud Megabaud Mbits/s MBMS Mbps MBps MBS MBT MBWA MC MC/MIC MCA MCC

M
M&C M12 M13 M23 MAC MAE MAG MAI Monitor and Control MUX (Multiplexer) DS-1 into DS2 MUX (Multiplexer) DS-1 into DS3 MUX (Multiplexer) DS-2 into DS3 Media Access Control; Medium Access Control Major Access Exchange; Metropolitan Area Exchange Mobile Access Gateway; Multichannel Access Gateway Multiple Access Interference M/W Microwave

MCFI MCP MCPC MCR MCS

M2M Multipoint-to-Multipoint

MC-SS MCT MCTA MCTF

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MCU MDA MDC MDCNZ MDCP MDCZ MDF MDI MDM MDS MDTS MDU mDVR ME MEA MEAS MEGACO MEH MEL MEO MER MERS MF MFA MFAS MFJ MFN MFR MFRM MFT MG MGC MGCF MGCP MGN MGW MHD

Metered Call Unit; Multipoint Control Unit Model Driven Architecture Monthly Demand Charge Monthly Demand Charge for Non-Zone network Load Media Device Control Protocol Monthly Demand Charge for a Zone Main Distribution Frame Medium Dependent Interface Mobile Device Management Mobile Data Service; Multipoint Distribution Service Mobile Data Terminal Software Monthly Domestic Usage; Multiple Dwelling Unit Multi-TV Digital Video Recorder Middle East; Mobile Equipment Mismatch of Equipment and Attributes Measured Extended Area Service Media Gateway Control Protocol Mobile Executed Handoff Most Efficient Level Medium Earth Orbit Modulation Error Ratio Most Economical Route Selection Multiple Frequency Multi-Frame Alignment Multi-Frame Alignment Signal Modified Final Judgement Multiple Frequency Network Multilink Frame Relay; Master Group; Minimum Guarantee Multi-carrier Flexible Radio Module Metallic Facility Terminal Media Gateway Media Gateway Controller Media Gateway Control Function Media Gateway Control Protocol Management Gateway Node Mobile GateWay Maximum Hour Demand

MHz MIB MID MIDP MIN MIP MIPS MIR MIS MIT MiTTs

Megahertz (million hertz) Management Information Base Message Identifier Mobile Information Device Protocol Mobile Identification Number; Mobile Intelligent Network Mobile Internet Protocol Millions of Instructions per Second Maximum Information Rate Mobile Information Service Management Information Tree Minutes of Telecommunications Traffic Modular Jack Cable Modular Jack Terminal Modular Jack Unit Mediation Layer Multiple Level Cell Metropolitan Line Extension Mouth Lead Multi-Line Hunt Group Multi-Longitudinal Mode Mobile Location Protocol Multi-Link Point-to-Point Protocol Multimode; Multimedia Minimum Monthly Charge Meridian Multimedia Center Switch Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service; Multimedia Data Services Multimedia Data Services Multiwave Management Element Mobility Management Entity Multi-Mode Fiber Modified Modular Jack Man Machine Language Mobile Media Mode Mobile Multimedia Messaging Service Main Material Order

MJ Major MJC MJT MJU ML MLC MLE M-LEAD MLHG MLM MLP MLPPP MM MMC MMCS MMDS

MLMD Multiplexer/Demultiplexer

mm millimeter M-M Multiplex-Multicast

MMDX MME MME MMF MMJ MML MMM MMMS MMO

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MMP MMR MMS MMT

Multiwave Management Element Mobile Mapping and Routing Motorola Messaging Server; Multimedia Messaging Service Multimedia Multiparty Teleconferencing Multi-Network Area Multi-National Company Multi-Number Dialer Mobile Network Operation Center Mobile Number Portability; Microcom Networking Protocol Mobile Network Service Managed Object; Mobile Originated Managed Object Class Module; Movies on Demand

MPOE MPOP MPPE MPT

Microstructured Polymer Optical Fiber; Minimum Point Of Entry Minimum Point Of Presence Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption Multiplex Pass-Through; Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications; Multiple Priority System; Mobile Phone Tools Multiple Program Transport Stream Modification Request; Material Request; Medium Reach Monthly Recurring Charges Multimedia Resource Function Multimedia Resource Function Controller Multimedia Resource Function Processor Maintenance Requirements Review Board; Material Release Review Board Mobile Station; Modified Service; Multiplex Section Mail Sending Agent; Metropolitan Statistical Area; Mediation Services Administrator Master Street Address Guide Multiplex Section-Alarm Indication Signal Multi-Subscriber Access Node Multimedia Services Access Point Most Significant Bit Metro Shelf Controller; Microsoft Cluster Server; Mobile Switching Center Mathematical Service Description Language Multiservice Switching Forum Mobile Subscriber IDentification Number Mobile Station Integrated Services Mobile Station Integrated Services Directory Mobile Station Integrated Services Data Network Master Subsidy Lock Mobile Station Modem Multi-Subnetwork; Multiple Subscriber Number

MN Minor MNA MNC MND MNOC MNP MNS MO MOC MOD MPTS MR MRC MRF MRFC MRFP MRRB

MODEM Modulator/Demodulator Modem Modulator/Demodulator MOE MOF MOH MOM MOO MOP MOR MOS MOU MP MP3 MPCKTS MPE MPEG MPI M-Plane MPLmS MPLS MPLS-CP MPN MPOA Modem Operating Environment Managed Object Framework Music On Hold Mainboard Operation Monitor Mobile Online and Offline Method of Procedure Multi-wavelength Optical Repeater Mean Opinion Score Minutes Of Use Management Portal; Mobile Processor MPEG-2 Layer 3 Multicast Packet Count Multiservice Provider Edge Moving Pictures Expert Group Multi-Path Interface; Multi-Path Interference Management Plane Multi-Protocol Lambda Switching Multi-Protocol Label Switching MPLS Control Plane Mode Partition Noise Multi-Protocol over Asynchronous Transfer Mode MSDL MSF MSID MSIS MSISD MSISDN MSL MSM MSN MSAG MS-AIS MSAN MSAP MSB MSC MS MSA

ms Milliseconds

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MSNM MSNM ML MSO MSOH MSP

Metro Switching Network Manager Metro Switching Network Manager Mediation Layer Multiple System Operator Multiplexer Section Overhead Multiplex Section Protection; Multiservice Switching Path; Multi-Signalling Point Manual Switch-Protection Multiservice Provisioning Platform Management Soft Permanent Virtual Circuit Manual Switch-Ring Multiplex Section-Remote Defect Indication Multiplex Section Remote Error Indication Mobile Satellite Service; Modular Sample System Manual Switch-Span

MTSS MTTP MTTR MTTU MTU MU MUB MUT MUTOA

Minimum Telephone Service Standards Transparent Connection Termination Point Mean Time to Repair Mean Time to Understand Maximum Transmission Unit Media Unit; Message Unit Multi-Use Bearer service Mobile Under Test Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly

MS-P MSPP MSPVC MS-R MS-RDI MS-REI MSS MS-S

MUX Multiplexer MUXCVR Muxceiver mV Millivolt MVL MVNO MVOA MVPD MWN MWT Multiple Virtual Lines Mobile Virtual Network Operator Miniature Variable Optical Attenuator Multichannel Video Programming Distributor My Wirefree Network MidWest Telnet

MS-Spring/ Multiplex Section Shared MSPR Protection Ring MST MSTE MSU MSV MS-W MT Mountain Standard Time; Multiplex Section Termination Multiplex Section Terminating Equipment Modem Sharing Unit Mobile Satellite Ventures Manual Switch-Working Message Transmission; Metered Tariff; Mobile Telephone; Mobile Terminal; Mobile Terminated Multimedia Terminal Adapter Metalic Test Access Unit Mean Time Between Failure Mobile Terminating Call Maximum Time Interval Error Maritime Telecommunications Network; Mobile Telephone Network Media Termination Point; Message Transfer Part; Mobile Transactional Platform Manitoba Telephone System; Message Telephone Service Mobile Telephone Switching Office

MX Multiplex MZ Mach-Zehnder

N
N(R) N(S) N1 NA Receive Sequence Number Send Sequence Number Nexus One No Alarm; Not Alarmed; Not Applicable; Not Available; Numerical Aperture; Not Answered Natural Area Code Network Access Domain North American Digital Hierarchy Negative AcKnowledgement Narrowband Advanced Mobile Phone Service North American Numbering Plan North American Numbering Plan Administration Network Access Point Network Address and Protocol Translation Network Access Server; Network Attached Storage

MTA MTAU MTBF MTC MTIE MTN

NAC NAD NADH NAK N-AMPS NANP NANPA NAP NAPT NAS

MTP

MTS MTSO

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NASA NAT NBAP NBI NBK NC

National Aeronautical and Space Agency (U.S.) Network Address Translation NodeB Application Part Northbound Interface No Backup Nodal Controller; Normally Closed (contacts); Next Check; Network Channel ; No Connection National Computer Board Network Control Center/Computer Network Control Coordination Channel Network Call Correlation Identification National Coverage Determination Network Channel Interface Network Central Office Equipment Nodal Control Point; Nodal Control Processor Network Capacity Planning and Delivery Non-Conformance Report Network Computing System; Network Control System; Network Call Signaling; Not Connected Seconds Network Control Terminal; Network Connection Technology National Cable & Telecommunications Association Network Channel Terminating Equipment Network Connection Utilities National Destination Code National Dedicated Ethernet New Data Flag Network Design and Inventory System No DownLink Network Data Mover Non-Degraded Modem Hours National Data Operations Training Team Network Discovery Protocol; Neighbor Discovery Protocol

NDSF NDT NDVR NE NE NE/FE NEA NEBS

Non-Dispersion Shifted Fiber No Dial Tone Network Digital Video Recording Network Element Network Element Near End/Far End Network Element Interface refer to NIU Network Equipment Building Standards; Network Equipment Building Systems National Electric Code; Nippon Electronic Corporation Network Element Function Near-End facility FAilure Negative Terminal Network Element Identification Network Element Information Request National Electrical Manufacturers Association Network Equipment Provider No Exchange Provided Newly Emerging Wireless Technologies Near-End Cross Talk Non-Facility Associated Signaling Networked File System Next-Generation Digital Loop Carrier Next-Generation Layer 1 Next-Generation Network Next-Generation Network Next-Generation Network Architecture Next-Generation Operations Support Systems Non-Geostationary Earth Orbit, used as a general descriptive for LEO and MEO systems New Global Telecom National Gateway Network Interface National ISDN-1 National ISDN-2 Network Interface Card Network Interface Device

NCB NCC NCCC NCCI NCD NCI NCOE NCP NCP&D NCR NCS

NEC NEF NEFA NEG NEID NEIR NEMA NEP NEP NEWT NEXT NFAS NFS NGDLC NG-L1 NGN NGN NGNA NGOSS NGSO

NCT NCTA NCTE NCU NDC NDE NDF NDIS NDL NDM NDMH NDOTT NDP

ND Non-Duplex

NGT NGW NI NI-1 NI-2 NIC NID

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NIDU NII

Network Interface Data Unit National Information Infrastructure (for the USA, see also GII and EII) Network Information Repository Network Infrastructure Solutions National Information Services Council Network Identity and Time Zone Network Interface Unit Network Layer Address; Network Layer Agent Node Line Card Neighbor Link Discovery Normal Link Pulse Network Layer Protocol Identifier Network Level Protocol IDentifier Number Look-Up Network Management; Network Manager; Network Management; Node Manager Network Monitoring and Analysis Network Management and Administration; Network Monitoring and Analysis Network Management Center Network Management Ethernet Node-level Management Function Network Management Forum National Metering Identifier Network Management Layer Network Management Layer Network Management Protocol Network Management System Network Management System Nordisk MobilTelefoni N key on keyboard for a no response National Number Group Network-to-Network Interface; Network Node Interface Network-to-Network Interface Network Node Manager Network News Transfer Protocol Network Object; Normally Open (contacts)

NOC NOCC NOF NOL NOL NOLC NOS NOTE NPA NPA NPAC NPAC

Network Operations Center Network Operations Control Center NetObjects Fusion Nokia On-Line Number One Line NO Longer Connected Network Operating System Network Office Terminating Equipment Numbering Plan Area Numeral Prefix Allocation Number Portability Administration Center Number Portability Administration Center

NIR NIS NISC NITZ NIU NLA NLC NLD NLP NLPI NLPID NLU NM

nm nanometer

NPAC SMS Number Portability Administration Center Service Management System NPC NPD NPDU NPI NPR NPTF NR NRC NRT NRTC NRTL NRTVBR NRZ NSA NSAP NSC NSF NSI NSI NSN NSP Network Parameter Control Network Protective Device Network Protocol Data Unit National Provider Identifier; Numbering Plan Identifier Noise Power Ratio Number Portability Task Force No Reply Network Reliability Center; NonRecurring Charge Non-Real Time; Nokia Ring Tone National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory Non Real-Time Variable Bit Rate Non-Return to Zero Non-Service Affecting Network Service Access Point Network Service Center National Science Foundation (U.S.) Network Side Interface Network Service Interface Nationally Significant Number Node Switch Provider; Node Switch Processor

NMA NMA

NMC NME NMF NMF NMI NML NML NMP NMS NMS NMT NN NNG NNI NNIF NNM NNTP NO

ns nanosecond

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NSP NSR NSS NT NT NTA NTC NTD NTE NTF NTFS NTL NTP NTQ NTS

Network Service Provider Normal Service Ruined National Service Scheme Window New Technology Northern Telecom National Telecom Alliance National Telecommunications Company No Transmit Diversity Network Terminating Equipment No Trouble Found New Technology File System No Telephone Line Network Time Protocol New Telecom Quarterly Near-Term Storage; Network Time Synchronization; Networking and Telecommunications Services; Number Translation Service National Television Standards Committee Non-preemptive Unprotected Traffic Non-Volatile Memory Normal Voice Quality Non-Volatile Random Access Memory National Wireless Holdings Novatel Wireless, Inc. No Wires Needed NetWork Time National xDSL Test Tool North American direct distance dialing numbering plan, n Is Any Number From 2 To 9, and x Is Any Number From 0 To 9 New York International Internet Exchange New York Ultranet Non-Zero Dispersion Shifted Fiber

O/B OA OA&M OADM OAM OAM&P OAMCell OAMP O-BLSR OBT OC OC-1 OC1 OC-12 OC-192 OC-3 OC-48 OCA OCAP OCC OCD OCH OCI OCN OC-n

Outbound/Outroute, from hub to remote terminal Optical Amplifier Operations Administration and Management Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer Operations, Administration and Maintenance Operations, Administration, Maintenance, and Provisioning Operations, Administration and Maintenance Cell Operations, Administration, Maintenance, and Provisioning Optical-Bidirectional Line Switched Ring Ohio Bell Telephone Optical Carrier; Operator Cutoff; Optical Channel Optical Carrier level 1, SONET bit rate = 51.84 Mb/s Optical Carrier level 1 (51.84 Mbps) Optical Carrier level 12, SONET bit rate = 622.08 Mb/s Optical Carrier level 192, SONET bit rate = 9.953 Gb/s Optical Carrier level 3, SONET bit rate = 155.52 Mb/s Optical Carrier level 48, SONET bit rate = 2.488 Gb/s Outstate Calling Area OpenCable Application Platform Optical Communication Channel; Other Common Carrier Out of Cell Delineation Optical Channel Open Connection Indication Operating Company Number Optical Carrier-number; Optical Carrier where N denotes a multiple of 51.84 Mb/s Optical Carrier level n Online Charging System Octet Count Optical Channel Transport Unit Office Channel Unit Orange County Wireless Network

NTFCNCDE Notification Codes (TL1)

NTSC NUT NVM NVQ NVRAM NWH NWI NWN NWT NxTT NXX

NYIIX NYU NZDSF

OC-n OCS OCT OCTU OCU OCWN

O
O Operator O&M Operations and Management

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OCXO OD ODA ODBMS ODF ODL ODPR ODU ODUk OE OEM OEPL OEPLAN OEVPL OEVPLAN OFA OFC OFDM OFDM OFE OFN OFS OFTEL OGX OH OHP OID OIM OITD OIU

Oven-Controlled Crystal Oscillator Operator Dialed Outlet Digital Adapter Object DataBase Management System Optical Distribution Frame Optical Data Link Optically Dedicated Protection Ring Outdoor Unit Optical channel Data Unit where k is 1 or 2 Originating Equipment Original Equipment Manufacturer Optical Ethernet Private Line Optical Ethernet Private Local Area Network Optical Ethernet Virtual Private Line Optical Ethernet Virtual Private Local Area Network Optical Fiber Amplifier Open Fiber Control; Optical Fiber Communication Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Owner-Furnished Equipment Optical Fiber Non-conductive Out of Frame Second Office of Telecommunications (UK Regulator) Out-Going eXchange Off Hook On-Hold Player Object Identifier Operations Interface Module Over-Issued Telephone Directories Operator Interface Unit; Optical Interface Unit; Office Interface Unit Optical Line Amplifier; Optical Link Analysis Optical Link Budget Other Local Exchange Carrier

OLM OLMP OLNS OLP OLS OLT OLTP OLTS OM OM OMA OMC OMC OMG OMS OMT ON ONAL ONE ONP ONT ONU OOA OOB OOD OOF OOK OOM1 OOM2 OON OOR OOS

Optical Link Module Optical Link Management Protocol Originating Line Number Screening On-Line Provisioning Optical Line System Optical Line Termination; Optical Line Terminal OSRP Link Termination Point Optical Loss Test Set Optical Module Operational Measurement Open Mobile Alliance Operation and Maintenance Center Operations and Maintenance Center; Optical Multi-Channel Object Management Group Olympic Messaging System Orthogonal Mode Transducer Optical Network Off-Network Access Line Optical Network Element Open Network Provision Optical Network Terminal Optical Network Unit Out Of Area Out Of Band Object-Oriented Design Out Of Frame On-Off Keying Out Of Multi Frame Stage 1 Out Of Multi Frame Stage 2 Out Of Network Out of Range OTM (Optical Transport Module) Overhead Signal; Out Of Service; Out Of Synchronization Out Of Synchronization-Autonomous Unit

OEO Optical-to-Electronic-to-Optical

OO Optical-to-Optical

OOO Optical-Optical-Optical

OOS-AU

OLA OLB OLEC

OOS-AUMA Out Of Synchronization-Autonomous Unit-Manual Override OOS-MA Out of Service-Management OOS-MAANR Out of Service-Management and Abnormal

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OOSP OpEx OPM OPP OPR OPS OPS/INE OPT OPTORL OpUk OPX OQPSK OR ORB ORIG ORL ORP OS OSA OSC OSDS OSGI OSHA OSI OSM OSMINE

Out Of Service Permanently Operating Expenses Optical Performance Monitoring; Optical Power Meter Object Push Profile Optical Power Received Optical Packet Switching Operations Provisioning System/ Intelligent Network Element Optical Power Transmit Optical Return Loss Optical channel payload Unit where k is 1 or 2 Off Premise Extension Offset Quaternary Phase-shift Keying Office Regenerator Object Request Broker; Office Repeater Bay Original; Originating Optical Return Loss Optical Routing Protocol Operating System; Operations System Optical Spectrum Analyzer Optical Supervisory Channel; Optical Service Channel Operations Systems Data Server Open Services Gateway Initiative Occupational Safety and Health Act Open Systems Interconnection OSC Splitter Module; Optical Services Module Operations Systems Modifications for the Integration of Network Elements Optical Signal-to-Noise Ratio; Open Signal-to-Noise Ratio Optical Signaling Protocol; Outside Plant; Online Service Provider Open Shortest Path First Optically Shared Protection Ring Optical Signaling and Routing Protocols Operations Support System; Omnitrax Switching Services; Operator Services System

OSSAN OSS-AU

Operations Support System Access Nodes Out of Service-Autonomous

OSS-AUMA Out of Service-Autonomous and Management OSS-AURST Out of Service-Autonomous and Restricted OSWF OTA OTAPA OTASP OTC On-Site Work Force Over The Air Over-The-Air Parameter Administration Over-The-Air Service Provisioning Operations Technical Center; Optical Transport Card; One-Time Charge; Operating Telephone Company Optical Time Domain Reflectometer Operations Technology Generic Requirements Open Telecom Infrastructure Optical Transport Module Optical Transport Network On The Premises; Open Telecommunications Platform Optical Transport System OTS Repeater Operational Telecommunications Switching System Optical Transport Unit Organizationally Unique Identifier Optical User Network Interface Optical-Unidirectional Path Switched Ring Optical Utility Services Manager Optical Utility Services Platform see O/B see O/B OUTward Wide Area Telecommunications Service Ohio Valley Cable Orthogonal Variable Spreading Factor Order Wire Optical Cross Connect OmniPCX Enterprise Own Your Telephone

OTDR OTGR OTI OTM OTN OTP OTS OTS RPTR OTSS OTU OUI OUNI O-UPSR OUSM OUSP Outbound Outroute OUTWATS OVC OVSF OW OXC OXE OYT

OSNR OSP OSPF OSPR OSRP OSS

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P
P/F P2P P6 PA PA PABX PAC PACE PAD PAL PAM PAM5 PAMA PAMD Poll/Final Bit Peer to Peer; Point To Point Pentium 6 Port Adapter; Pre-Amplifier; Power Amplifier Pointer Adjustment Private Automatic Branch Exchange Predict Application Control Priority Access Control Enabled Power Attenuation Device; Packet Assembler/Disassembler Programmable Array Logic Pulse Amplitude Modulation 5-level (quinary) Pulse Amplitude Modulation Permanent Assignment Multiple Access Plug-in Architecture for Mobile Devices; Positive Answering Machine Detection Personal Area Networking Protocols for carrying Access Network Authentication Proxy ARP Poisson Arrivals See Time Averages Program Association Table; Portable Appliance Testing Personal Area Wireless Path Adaptation and X-Connect Primary-Backup Object Replication PetaBits Per Second Private Branch Exchange Personal Computer; Physical Contact; Processor Card; Personal Communications Protection Channel Access; Protective Connecting Arrangement Printed Circuit Board Processor Communication Channel; Protected Cell Company Pacific Century Corporate Access Point Coordination Function

PCG PCI PCIP PCM PCM PCMCIA PCMM PCN

Pacific Century Group Peripheral Component Interconnect; Protocol Control Information Provider Claims Intervention Program Pulse Code Modulation Personal Call Manager; Pulse Code Modulation Personal Computer Memory Card Interface Adaptor Packet Cable Multimedia Program Change Notice; Product Change Notice; Personal Communications Network; Parent Communication Network Paradox Computers Online; Public Call Office; Pre-Conditioned Order Product Code Primary Cross-connection Point, street cabinet/flexibility point; Packet Chain Protocol Peak Cell Rate Personal Communication Service; Plastic-Clad Silica Proxy Call/Session Control Function Personal Communication Telephone; Private Communication Technology Per-Call Test Failure Private Communication eXchange Protocol Discriminator Personal Digital Assistant Power Distribution and Alarm Panel Passive Dispersion Compensator; Personal Digital Cellular; Personal Digital Communications Post Dial Delay Portable Document Format Pleisiochronous Digital Hierarchy Payload Defect Indication Payload Defect Indicator-Virtual Payload Defect Indicator-Path Polarization Dependent Loss Public Data Network Policy Decision Point

PCO

P-Code PCP

PCR PCS P-CSCF PCT

PAN PANA PARP PASTA PAT PAW PAX PBOR PBPS PBX PC

PAS PanAmSat

PCTF PCX PD PDA PDAP PDC

PB Petabyte

PDD PDF PDH PDI PDI V PDI-P PDL PDN PDP

PCA PCB PCC PCCA PCF

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PDQ PDU PEA PEG PEM PEML PEP PER PESQ PFDL PFE PFM PFO PG PGID PGL PGS PHF PHS PHY PIB PIC

Predictive Differential Quantizing Power Distribution Unit; Protocol Data Unit Pocket Ethernet Adapter Public, Education, Government Processor Enhancement Module; Processor Element Module Prompt Engine Markup Language Policy Enforcement Point Provider Edge Router Perceptual Evaluation of Speech Quality Policy Framework Definition Language Path Far End Packet Forwarding Module Premium Feature Open Peer Group; Protection Group Peer Group Identifier Peer Group Leader Pair Gain System Peak Hour Factor Packet Handling System; Personal Handyphone System Physical Layer Device; Physical Policy Information Base Personal Instant Communications; Physical Interface Card; Polyethylene Insulated Cable; Programmable Interrupt Controller Primary Interexchange Carrier Charge Password Identifier Personally Identifiable Data; Protocol Identifier; Packet Identifier; Personal Identification Packet Interface FPGA Premises Installation Kit Photo Intrinsic; Positive-Intrinsic Negative; Personal Identification Number Packet Internet Groper Plug-In Provisioning; Pre-Impulsing Pulse Proprietary Integrated Telephone System Protocol Implementation eXtra Information for Testing

PJ PJC PKI PL PLA PLAR PLB PLC PLCN PLCP PLD PLDT PLL PLM PLMN PLM-P PLM-V PLN PLO PLS PLT PM

Pointer Justification Pointer Justification Count Public Key Infrastructure Packet Loss; Private Line Programmable Logic Array Private Line Automatic Ringdown Payload LoopBack Packet Loss Concealment; Power Line Carrier Pilot Line Change Notification Physical Layer Convergence Protocol Programmable Logic Device Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company Phase Locked Loop Payload Label Mismatch; Power Line Modem Public Land-Mobile Network Payload Label Mismatch-Path Payload Label Mismatch-VT PNNI Logical Node Path Layer Overhead Private Line Service Power Line Telecommunications Performance Management; Performance Monitoring; Program Manager; Project Manager Power Management Algorithm Performance Monitoring Building Block Polarization Mode Dispersion; Pakistan MNP (Mobile Number Portability) Database PMD Compensator Power Management Module; Packet Mobility Management Program Management Office Personal Mobile Radio Private Mobile Radio Service Pseudo Noise; physical node Phone Network Alliance Physical Node Controller Private Network-to-Network Interface; Private Network Node Interface

PKT Packet

PICC pid PID

PMA PMBB PMD

PIF PIK PIN

PMDC PMM PMO PMR PMRS PN PNA PNC PNNI

PING PIP PITS PIXIT

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PNP PO POC POE POF POH POIP POM PON POP/PoP

Private Numbering Plan Purchase Order Point Of Contact; PTT (Push-ToTalk) Over Cellular Power Over Ethernet Plastic Optical Fiber Path Overhead Presence Over Internet Protocol Project Office Manager Passive Optical Network Point of Presence, usually referring to an Internet service provider/access point Power on Reset Packet over SONET; Positive Terminal; Point Of Service Power on Self Test Plain Old Telephone; Point Of Termination; Plain Old Telephone Service Point Of Use Power PC Partial Packet Discard Positive Pointer Justification Count Point-to-Point Link Parts Per Minute; Parts Per Million; Pulses Per Million Point-to-Point Protocol Over Ethernet DAEMON; Point-to-Point Protocol Over Ethernet Discovery Physical port Point-to-Point Protocol Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet Path Protection Switched; Pulses per Second Personal Portable Security Device Public Packet Switched Network Power Passing Tap Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol Please Retry Primary Rate Access Project Review Board Pseudo Random Bit Sequence Pseudo-Random Binary Sequence Personal Ring Back Tone

PRC PRD PRI PRL PRM PRN PRNG PROM PROT PRS PRU PS PSA PSAP PSBF PSC

Primary Reference Clock Pseudo-Random Downstream Primary Rate Interface Preferred Roaming List Performance Report Message Pseudo-Range Node Pseudo Random Number Generators Programmable Read Only Memory Protocol; Protection Primary Reference Source Pseudo-Random Upstream Power Supply; Policy Server Packet Cable Service Agreement Public Safety Answering Point Protection Switching Byte Failure Protection Switching Count; Project Steering Committee; Packet Switched Call Protection Switching Duration Public Switched Digital Service Post Switched Ethernet Presentation Suite Power Sum Equal Far End Cross Talk Program Specific Information Phase Shift Keying Path Signal Label Persistent Stored Module Packet Switch Node; Packet Switched Network; Personal Subscription Number; Public Switched Network Permanent SNC Power Sum Near End Cross Talk Payphone Service Provider Perceptual Speech Quality Measurement Protection Side Regeneration; Path Switched Ring Phone Search Space Primary State; Pacific Standard Time Public Switched Telephone Network

POR POS POST POT POTS POU PPC PPD PPJC PPL PPM PPOED

ps/nm-km Pico-second

PSD PSDS PSE PSEL PSELFEXT PSI PSK PSL PSM PSN

Pport PPP PPPoE PPS PPSD PPSN PPT PPTP PR PRA PRB PRBS PRBS PRBT

P-SNC PSNEXT PSP PSQM PSR PSS PST PSTN

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PSU PSX PT PTA PTAM PTCM PTE PTI PTML PTN PTO PTP

Power Supply Unit; Packet Switch Unit Power System Exchange Pass-Through; Payload Type Pakistan Telecommunication Authority; Pre-Transmission Audit Professional Telephone Answering Machine Pragmatic Trellis Coded Modulation Path Terminating Equipment Payload Type Indicator Pakistan Telecommunications Mobile, LTD. Portable Telephone Network Private Telecommunications Operator Personal Telco Project; Physical Termination Point; Point-To-Point; Path Termination Point Per Trunk Signaling PNNI Topology State Element PNNI Topology State Packet Posts, Telegraph and Telephone company (usually a government monopoly operator); Postal, Telephone, and Telegraph Authority; Push To Talk Phone Unlock Key Protocol Violation Permanent Virtual Circuit; Poly Vinyl Chloride; Private Virtual Circuit Packet Voice Gateway; Personal Voice Greeting Personal Video Recorder Printed Wire Board Personal Wireless Communications Device Pulse Width Modulation Plastic Wall Phone

QDR QL QMC QNC QNS QOB QOD QOI QOS QOSM QOSOI QOTS QOV QPA QPM QPR QPSK QPW QQS QRW QSK QUICC

Quad Data Rate Quality Level QUICC Multichannel Controller Quick Net Connect Questar Network Services Quality Of Burst Quality Of Data Quality Of Information Quality Of Service Quality Of Service Management Quality Of Service Over IP (Internet Protocol) Quality Of Telephone Services Quality Of Voice Quality Performance Analysis Quarterly Progress Meeting; QoS Policy Manager Quarterly Progress Report Quadrature Phase Shift Keying, a modulation scheme QUIKPAGER Wireless QOS (Quality Of Service) Query Service Quasi-Random Word Quadrature Shift Keying Quad Integrated Communications Controller

PTS PTSE PTSP PTT

QS Quasi-Synchronous

PUK PV PVC

R
R Ring R&D R.H. RAD RADIUS RADSL RAI RAID Research and Development; Research and Design Relative Humidity Recorded Announcement Device Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Line Remote Alarm Indication Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disk; Redundant Array of Independent Disk Resource Availability Information Group Regional Arab Information Technology Network

PVG PVR PWB PWCS PWM PWP

R/W Read/Write

PWR Power

Q
Q3 QAM QC Telecommunications Management Network (TMN) Interface Quadrature Amplitude Modulation Quality Conversation

RAIG RAITN

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RALB RAM RAN RANAP RANN RAPID RAS RASCOM RAT RAU RB RBF RBHC RBM RBOC RBS RBT RBW RC RCC RCDD RCE RCF RCH RCMAC RCMAG RCMS RCQS RCS RCU

Resource All Busy Random Access Memory Regional Area Network Radio Access Network Application Part Recorder ANNouncer Remote Access Protocol Interface Device Remote Access Services Regional African Satellite Communications Organisation Radio Access Technologies Radio Access Unit Randomized Block; Resource Bearer Reconfigurable Blocking Filter Regional Bell Holding Company Regional Business Manager Regional Bell Operating Company Really Bad Service; Robbed Bit Signaling Ring Back Tone Resolution Bandwidth Rating and Certification Routing Control Channel; Radio Common Carrier Registered Communications Distribution Design Region Code Enhancement Remote Call Forwarding Receive CHannel Recent Change Memory Administration Center Recent Change Memory Administration Group Recharge Card Management System Roaming Call Quality Sensor Radio Cluster Server; Real Communication Solution Remote Control Unit

RDF RDI RDI-L RDI-P RDI-V RDS RDT

Rate Decrease Factor; Remote Distribution Frame Remote Defect Indication Remote Defect Indication-Line Remote Defect Indication-Path Remote Defect Indicator-Virtual Rate Determining Step Recall Dial Tone; Remote Digital Terminal

RDY Ready RDY/BSY Ready/Busy RED Random Early Detection; Random Early Discard Remote Error Indication Remote Error Indication-Line Remote Error Indication-Path or remote terminal, used to describe a VSAT installation Ringer Equivalence Number Radio Frequency Request for Comment Request For Final Proposals Radio Frequency Interference; Remote Failure Indication; Request for Information Radio Frequency IDentification Association of India Remote Failure Indication (detected at the line-layer) Remote Failure Indication (detected at the path-layer) Reason For Outage Request for Proposal Radio Frequency Radiation Request For Service; Resource Facing Service Radio Frequency Transmitter used to describe large antennas with associated receive/transmit equipment Residential Gateway Resource-Guaranteed Connection Radio Group Mobile Regional Holding Company Regional Head-End

REF Reference REI REI-L REI-P Remote REN RF RFC RFFP RFI

Rev. Revision

RFIDAI RFI-L RFI-P RFO RFP RFR RFS RFT

RCV Receiver RCVR Receiver RCVS RD RDD Recharge Card Voucher System Receive Data; Receive Delay Random Digit Dialing

RG RGC RGM RHC RHE

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RI RIB RIC RICK RII RIM RIN RINO RIP RITS RJ RJ-11 RJ-14 RJ-25 RKS RLA RLC RLCI RLDI RLF RLU RM RMA RMAN RMI RMS RNC RNR

Receiver Induced; Ring In; Ring Indicator Routing Information Base Radiocommunications Information Circular Repeater Interface Communications Kit Routing Information Indicator bit Remote Integrated Mulitplexor Relative Intensity Noise Roaming International Network Operator Routing Information Protocol Residential Information Technology Services Registered Jack Registered Jack11; Registered Jack type 11 (4-wire connector) Registered Jack type 14 (2-wire connector) Registered Jack type 25 (6-wire connector) Record Keeping Server Received Level Average Radio Link Control; Reverse Link Channel Receive Line Clock Input Receive Line Data Input Remote Line Failure Remote Line Unit Resource Management Return Material Authorization; Replace Material Authorization Recovery Manager Remote Method Invocation Root Mean Square Radio Network Controller Not Ready to Receive; Remote Failure Indication; Receive Not Ready Radio NetWork Restricted Numeric Exchange Recieve Only (TTY) Re-configurable Optical Add/ Drop Multiplexer Regional Operations Center Right of Entry

ROF ROH ROI ROM ROPP ROS ROSE ROW RPE-LPC RPE-LTP RPM RPR RPS RPT RPV RR RRB RRO RR-R RR-S RS RS232 RS-E RSL

Reformat On the Fly Receiver Off Hook Return on Investment; Return On Information; Return On Internet Read Only Memory Receiver Only Packet Pair Remote Operations Service Remote Operations Service Element Return OrderWire; Rest Of World Regular Pulse Excited-Linear Predictive Coder Regular Pulse Excited-Long Term Prediction Revolutions Per Minute Resilient Packet Ring Really Poor Service Reply Paid Telegram Resource Property Value Ready to Receive; Reverse Request; Receiver Ready Reliability Review Board Record Route Object; Regulated Rate Option Reverse Request-Ring Reverse Request-Span Regenerator Section; Reed-Solomon Recommended Standard 232 Ring Switch-East Remote Serial Link; Request and Status Links; Restricted Service Licence; Restricted Service License Readable Serial Number; Regional Service Network Regenerator Section Overhead Route Switch Processor Radio Service Software; Remote Switching Sites; Remote Switching System Regenerator Section Terminating Remote Switching Unit; Required Service Utilization Resource Reservation Protocol Resource Reservation Protocol with Traffic Engineering Ring Switch-West

RSN RSOH RSP RSS

RNW RNX RO ROADM ROC ROE

RST RSU RSVP RSVP-TE RS-W

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RT

Real Time; Refuse Transmission; Remote Terminal; Remote Telephone Bell Real-Time Clock; Right To Carry Real-Time Ingest Return (voltage return) Rate for Transmission service for a Non-Zone load Real-Time Operating System Routing Table Protocol; Real-Time Transport Protocol; Routine Task Procedure Residential consumer Third-Party Billing Real Time Streaming Protocol Ready to Send; Request to Send; Real Time Operation System Real Time Streaming Protocol Round-Trip Time; Roof Top Tower Right To Use; Remote Test Unit Real-Time Variable Bit Rate Traffic Real Telephone eXchange Rate for Transmission service for a Zone load Rack Unit Removable User Identification Module Routing and Wavelength Assignment Roaming Wireless Framework Real Wireless Intelligence; Regular Word Interval Receive WINdow; Regional Wireless Network Receiver Wait Time

RZ-DPSK

Return to Zero Differential Phase Shift Keying

RTC RTI RTN RTNZ RTOS RTP

S
s s.f. S/IMP S/N SAA SAAL SABLIME SACC SAF SAG SAI SAM SAMA SAMI SAMP SAMS SAN SAP SAPI SAR SARP SAR-PDU SAS Second; Subscriber Square Foot Signal to Impulse Ratio Signal to Noise Ratio Service Adaptive Access Signaling ATM Adaptation Layer Product Administration System (AT&T) Service Awareness Charging Control System Access Fee Subscription Assignment Group Serving Area Interface Service Access Multiplexer Spread Aloha Multiple Access Structured Adjustment & Maintenance Interface Server Availability Maintenance Processor Service Agreement Management System Storage Area Network Secondary Audio Program Service Access Point Identifier Segmentation and Reassembly Switching Address Resolution Protocol Segmentation And Reassembly Protocol Data Unit Severely Errored Frame and AIS Seconds; Special Access Surcharge Standalone Synchronization Serial AT Attachment Satellite Communications Synchronization, Alarms, and Telemetry Termination Surface Acoustic Wave 4/2 GHz (UL/DL) frequency band Session Border Controller; Southwestern Bell Corporation Errored Superblocks

SA Service-Affecting

RTPB RTPS RTS RTSP RTT RTU RTVBR RTX RTZ RU RUIM

RTRV Retrieve

RW Rewind RWA RWF RWI RWIN RWT

RX Receive Rx Receiver Rx Line RXD RXJ RXP RYC RYP RZ Receive Line Receive Data Receive-Protocol Reject Roaming eXchange Protocol Returned Your Call Romanian Yellow Pages; Russian Yellow Pages Receive ZModem; Return to Zero

SASE SATA SATCOM SATT SAW S-band SBC SBLK

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SBS SBV SBW SBX SC SCADA SCAT SCC

Stimulated Brillouin Scattering Switched Broadcast Video Signal Bandwidth Small Business Exchange Service Channel; Square Connector; Shelf Controller Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Single Channel Autonomous Trunking Serial Communications Controller; Serial Communications Channels; Service Connection Charges; Specialized Common Carrier; Switching Control Center Small Computer System Interface Signalling Connection Control Part, part of SS7 Switching Control Center System Strong Commit Dependency Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access Service Creation Environment, IN block Service Creation Environment Point, IN block Service Control Function, IN block Service Channel Modem; Service Class Mark; Sub-Carrier Multiplexing Service Channel Network; Shared Content Network; Switched Circuit Network Synchronous Connection Oriented Service Control Point, IN block; Service Commitment Period Single Channel Per Carrier Sustainable Cell Rate; Silicon Controlled Rectifier SBC (Single Board Computer) Control and Reset Box Servicing Carrier Reference Guide Serving Call/Session Control Function Small Computer System Interface Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers Stream Control Transmission Protocol

SCU SD

Service Creation Unit; System Control Unit Signal Degrade; Signal Detect; Standard Definition; Speed Dial; Speed Download System Design Authority Section Data Communications Channel Standalone Dedicated Control CHannel Service Data Function, IN block Secure Digital Forensic Imaging Synchronous Digital Hierarchy Super-Distributed Home Location Register Secure Digital Interface; Serial Digital Interface Service Development Kit Synchronous Data Link; Synchronous Delay Line Synchronous Data Link Control; Systems Development Life Cycle Service Delivery Management Space Domain Multiple Access Severely Degraded Modem Hours Software Defined Network Session Description Protocol; Service Data Point; Service Definition and Provisioning Signal Degrade-Path Signal Degrade-Ring Synchronized Dynamic Random Access Memory Signal Degrade-Span Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line Standard Definition Television Service Data Unit Systems Engineer Simple and Efficient Adaptation Layer Severely Errored Framing Single Ended Fault Locating Severely Errored Frame Seconds Severely Errored Framing Seconds-Section Service Entitlement Manager

SDA SDCC SDCCH SDF SDFI SDH SDHLR SDI SDK SDL SDLC SDM SDMA SDMH SDN SDP

SCCI SCCP SCCS SCD S-CDMA SCE SCEP SCF SCM

SCN

SD-P SD-R SDRAM SD-S SDSL SDTV SDU SE SEAL

SCO SCP SCPC SCR SCRB SCRG S-CSCF SCSI SCTE SCTP

SEC Secondary SEF SEFL SEFS SEFS-S SEM

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SEMS

Severely Errored Multi-frame Seconds Severely Errored Seconds Severely Errored Seconds-Line Severely Errored Seconds-Line Far End Severely Errored Seconds-Path Severely Errored Seconds-Path Far End Severely Errored Second Ratio Severely Errored SecondsRegenerator Section Severely Errored Seconds-Section Severely Errored Seconds-VT Severely Errored Seconds-VT Far End Synchronous Equipment Timing Source Signal Failure; Single Frequency; Super Frame Start of Frame Delimiter Small Form Factor (connector) Single Frequency Network Sync Frequency Offset Small Form-factor Pluggable Signal Failure-Ring Signal Failure-Span Signaling Gateway; Super Group Signaling Gateway Controller Simple Gateway Control Protocol Signaling Gatemway Function Serving GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) Support Node Server GateWay Bourne Shell Smart Handheld Device Single-Hop Infrastructure Transmission Short-Haul Modem Self-Healing Ring Shelf Number Serial Interface; Service Independent Service Independent Building Block, IN block

SIC SID SIF

System Integrity Control; Standard Industrial Classification System Identification number; Source Identifier SONET Interoperability Forum; Switch Interface FPGA; Session Initiation Protocol SIGnaling TRANsport Service Interface Module Subscriber Identity Module SIgnal-to-(Noise And Distortion) ratio Signalling and Intelligent Network Applications Platform Subscribers In Operation Service Interface Point; Session Initiation Protocol Special Information Tone Socit Internationale de Tlcommunications Aronautique Single Line Service Level Agreement Service Level Contract; Subscriber Line Charges; Subscriber Line Concentrator; Subscriber Loop Carrier Subscriber Location Function Subscriber Line Interface Circuit Selective Line Insertion Communication Equipment Service Level Improvement Method Serial Line Internet Protocol Single Line Loud Ringer Signal Leakage Meter; Signal Line Measurement; Subscriber Loop Multiplex; Service Layer Manager Service Location Protocol Service Level Report Signaling Link Termination Single Mode; Switching Module; Shelf Manager Single-Mode Optical Fiber Cable Service Management Access Point, IN block Systems Management Application Service Element Small and Medium Business

SerDes Serializer/DeSerializer SES SES-L SES-LFE SES-P SES-PFE SESR SES-RS SES-S SES-V SES-VFE SETS SF SFD SFF SFN SFO SFP SF-R SF-S SG SGC SGCP SGF SGSN SGW sh SHD SHIT SHM SHR SHx SI SIB

SIGTRAN SIM SIM SINAD SINAP SIO SIP SIT SITA SL SLA SLC

SLF SLIC SLICE SLIM SLIP SLLR SLM

SLP SLR SLT SM SM OFC SMAP SMASE SMB

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SMC

Serial Management Controllers; Standard Management Committee; Switch Management Center Short Message Service Center Subscriber Maintenance Distributing Frame Station Message Detail Recording Satellite Multimedia Delivery System; Switched Multi-megabit Data Service Small and Medium Enterprise; Short Message Entity Single Mode Fiber Super Master Group Single Mode Intermediate Reach Service Management Layer Serving Mobile Location Center Single Mode Long Reach Service Mediation Module Switch Monitor Service Method of Procedure Service Management Point, IN block Server Malloc (Memory ALLOCation) System; Service Management System; Short Message Service Short Message Service Centre, part of GSM messaging system Surface Mount Technology; SelfMonitoring Task; Secure Mobile Transfer; Sequential Manual Transmission Standalone Multimedia Terminal Adaptor Service Management Unit Service Node, IN block Systems Network Architecture Sub-Network Access Protocol Subnetwork Connection; Subnetwork Controller Subnetwork Connection Protection Subnetwork Connection Protection/Inherent monitoring Subnetwork Connection Protection/Non-intrusive monitoring Satellite News Gathering Subscriber-Network Interface

SNIX SNM SNMP SNP SNR SNTP SO SOA SOF SOH SOHO SONET SOP SP SPA SPC

Single Noise Interference Xterminator Switching Network Manager Simple Network Management Protocol Sequence Number Protection Signal-to-Noise Ratio Simple Network Time Protocol Serving Office Semiconductor Optical Amplifier; Service Order Administration Start Of Frame Section Overhead; State of Health Small Office/Home Office Synchronous Optical Network, equivalent to SDH Standard Operating Procedure Shelf Processor; Shelf Pump Service Planning Area; Special Prorate Agreement Service Provider Code; Stored Program Control; SONET Permanent Circuit Satellite Personal Communications Network Stored Program Control System Serial Presence Detect Synchronous Payload Envelope Shortest Path First; Summertime Phone Functionality Samsung PHone Serial Peripheral Interface; Service Provider Interface Service Profile Identifier Service Provider Identification Number Self-Phase Modulation Service Panel Number Service Provider Network Identifier Service Path Termination Point Service Publication Unit Sound, Picture, Voice Soft Permanent Virtual Connection; Soft Permanent Virtual Circuit

SMCS SMDF SMDR SMDS

SME SMF SMG SMIR SML SMLC SMLR SMM SMON SMOP SMP SMS

SPCN SPCS SPD SPE SPF SPH SPI SPID SPIN SPM SPN SPNI

SMSC SMT

S-MTA SMU SN SNA SNAP SNC SNCP SNCP/I SNCP/N SNG SNI

SPR/SPRing Shared Protection Ring SPTP SPU SPV SPVC

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SQ SQE SQL SQM SQR SR

Service Quality Signal Quality Error Structured Query Language Satellite Quality Monitor; Signal Quality Manager Signal to Quantizing noise Ratio Short Reach (fiber); Service Release; Service Request; Subscriber Ready Seamless Rate Adaptation Static Random Access Memory Software Release Document; Short Range Device Specialised Resource Function, IN block Singing Return Loss Short-Range Modem Software Release Notice Spatial Reuse Protocol; Specialized Resource Point Stimulated Raman Scattering; Supported Residential Service Source Route Transparent Synchronous Residual Time Stamp Single Receiver Unit Service Affecting (TL1) Supervisory Center Satellite Switched Time Division Multiple Access, Intelsat service CCITT Signaling Sys. 1 (500/20 Hz tones) CCITT Signaling Sys. 2 (600/750 Hz tones) CCITT Signaling Sys. 3 (2280 Hz tone) CCITT Signaling Sys. 4 (2040/2400 Hz tones) CCITT Signaling Sys. 5 (2400/2600 Hz tones) CCITT Signaling Sys. 6 (equivalent to CCIS) CCITT Signaling System 7 Source Service Access Point Single Sideband; Single SideBand Service Shortcut Changer Service Specific Connection Oriented Protocol

SSCS SSEL SSF SSG SSL SSM

Service-Specific Convergence Sublayer Session Selector Server Signal Failure; Service Switching Function, IN block Signaling Server Global Secure Sockets Layer Source-Specific Multicast; Spread Spectrum Multiple Access; Synchronization Status Message Standard Single Mode Fiber Switched Service Network Secure Service Provider; Service Switching Point; Special Service Package Solid State Power Amplifier Synchronization SouRCe Secondary Service State Site-Specific Turn-Up Report Synchronization Supply Unit Straight Terminus; Straight Tip; Signaling Transport Converter Stratum 1; Switched T1 Stratum 2 Stratum 3 Stratum 3 Enhanced Stratum 4 (Asynchronous) Supply of Telstra Account Number Set-Top Box Stacking and Timing Card; Signaling Transport Converter Secondary Telecom District; Subscriber Trunk Dialing Statistical Time Division Multiplexer Section Terminating Equipment; Section Terminating Element Speech Transmission Index Type of optical connector Satellite Tool Kit Synchronous Transfer Mode, or Module Synchronous Transfer Mode level 0, SDH bit rate = 51.84 Mb/s Synchronous Transfer Mode level 1, SDH bit rate = 155.52 Mb/s Synchronous Transfer Mode level 16, SDH bit rate = 2488.32 Mb/s

SRA SRAM SRD SRF SRL SRM SRN SRP SRS SRT SRTS SRU SRVEFF SS SS/TDMA SS1 SS2 SS3 SS4 SS5 SS6 SS7 SSAP SSB SSC SSCOP

SSMF SSN SSP

SRC/DST Source/Destination

SSPA SSRC SST SSTUR SSU ST ST1 ST2 ST3 ST3E ST4 STAN STB STC STD STDM STE STI STII (2) STK STM STM-0 STM-1 STM-16

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STM-4 STM-64 STMB STM-n STM-nC STMX STN STP

Synchronous Transfer Mode level 4, SDH bit rate = 622.08 Mb/s Synchronous Transfer Mode level 64, SDH bit rate = 9953.28 Mb/s Space-Time Multiple Beam Synchronous Transport Module n Synchronous Transport Module of level n concatenated SONET/SDH Thin Multiplexer Small Town Network Spanning Tree Protocol; Shielded Twisted Pair; Signal Transfer Point; Software Test Plan Synchronous Transport Signal; Small Telephone System; Synchronous Transfer Signal Synchronous Transport Signal Level 1 Synchronous Transport Signal Level 3 Synchronous Transport Signal Level 3, concatenated Synchronous Transport Signal n Contiguous Concatenation of N STS-1 SPEs Virtual Concatenation of X STS-N SPEs Secure Telephone Unit; Synchronized, Traceability Unknown; Stratum Traceability Unknown Simple Traversal of UDP (User Datagram Protocol) through NAT (Network Address Translation) Stratum Traceability UnknownProvisioned Service Unlimited Service Update Facility Switched Virtual Circuit; Scalable Video Coding; Single Voice Coil Switched Virtual Channel Connection Simultaneous Voice and Data Subscription Video on Demand Secure Video Processor Switched Virtual Path Connection Sioux Valley Wireless

SWAN SWANSAT SWAP SWAT SWCA SWF SWF-DS1 SWID SWN SWNI SWOD SX

Structured Wireless Aware Network Super-Wide Area Network SATellite Shared Wireless Access Protocol Sit, Wait, And Talk Split Working Channel Access SWitched Fractional Switched Fractional DS1 line, 1.544 Mbits/Second Software Identifier Statewide Wireless Network Smart Wireless Network Interface Software ODACS Short Reach as in 1000Base-SX; Simplex (one-way) Synchronization Character ; Synchronous Synchronization; Synchronous Synchronized Input/Output SYNchronous TRANsmission System Log

STS

STS-1 STS-3 STS-3c STS-n STS-Nc STS-N-Xv STU

SXD SpiralXdesign SYN SYNC SYNCIO SYNTRAN SYSLOG

T
T T1 T1 T3 T3 TA TAAC TAC Telecom; Tip Service or line operation at the DS-1 rate 1,544 Mb/s line (U.S.-Oriented) Digital Carrier System for DS3 Signals 44.736 Mb/s line Terminal Adapter Telecommunications Access Advisory Committee Transport Aggregated Circuit; Technical Assistance Center; Terminal Access Circuit Terminal Access Controller Access Control Systems Total Access Communications System; Telephone Access Customer Satisfaction Telephone Answering Device Target Address Target Address Map Terminal Adapter Equipment

STUN

STU-P SU SUF SVC SVCC SVD SVOD SVP SVPC SVW

TACACS TACS

TAD TADR TADRMAP TAE

SW Software

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TAM Total Addressable Market; Telephone Answering Machine TAMS TAP Telecom Analysis and Management System Test Access Port; Technician Access Port; Test Access Path; Telecommunity Appalachian Project; Telocator Alphanumeric Paging Telephony Application Programming Interface Telephone Application Processing System Target Identifier Address Resolution Protocol Telecommunications Authority of Singapore Time Assigned Speech Interpolation Test Access Unit Trunk Automatic Exchange To Be Determined Telephone Band Filtering Telemetry Byte Oriented Serial Protocol Terabits Per Second Telecommunications Billing Question Tagged Bit Rate; Telephone Billing Service Timing Bus Transmission Convergence; Transport Complex; Transport Channel; Technical Consultant; Telephone Call; Terminating Channel Threshold Crossing Alert; Timing Control and Access; Telecom Computing Architecture; Threshold Crossing Alert TeleCommunications Access Method Transaction Capabilities Application Part Telecommunication Certification Body Total Corrected Bit Error Time Consistency Busy Hours Terminating Carrier Command Line

TCM

Trellis Coded Modulation; Transport Channel Members; Tandem Connection Maintenance; TrellisCoded Modulation Transport Complex Managed Object Trunked Code Management System Transmission Control Protocol; Trouble Cleaning Procedure; Telephone Connecting Program Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol Telephony Control Specification Tin Can Technology Transparent Connection Termination Point Traffic Director; Transmit Data Technology Development Board Telecommunications Device for the Deaf Time Deviation Time Division Multiplexing Time Division Multiple Access Time Difference Of Arrival Tag Distribution Protocol Time Domain Reflectometer TELCO (TELephone COmpany) Distribution Support Architecture T1 Distribution Unit Terminal Equipment Thermo-Electric Cooler Traffic Engineering Database Tail End Hop Off Terminal Endpoint Identifier; Terminal Equipment Identifier Telephone Company TELecommunications NETwork Talker Echo Loudness Rating Telecom Expense Management Telephone Equipment Order Telephone Equipment Order Telecommunications Enterprise Strategic Program Trans-European Trunked RAdio

TCMO TCMS TCP

TAPI TAPS TARP TAS TASI TAU TAX TBD TBF TBOS TbPS TBQ TBR TBUS TC

TCP/IP TCS TCT TCTP TD TDB TDD TDEV TDM TDMA TDOA TDP TDR TDSA TDU TE TEC TED TEHO TEI Telco TELNET TELR TEM TEO TEO TESP TETRA

TB Terabyte

TCA

TELECOM Telecommunications

TCAM TCAP TCB TCBE TCBH TCCL

TERM Termination

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TFA TFO TFT TFTP TG TGCP TGS THEC THK

Toll Free Authorization Tandem Free Operation Thin Film Transistor Trivial File Transfer Protocol Timing Generator Trunking Gateway Control Protocol Time Generation System Corrected Type Header Error Correction Code TeleHallintoKeskus (Finnish: Telecommunications Administration Centre) Trans-Hybrid Loss TeraHertz (1012 hertz) Terrestrial Interference Telecommunications Industry Association Talking In Confidence Target Identification; Terminal Identification Time Interval Error; Telephone Interconnect Equipment Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Trace Identifier Mismatch; Transmit Intermediate Multiplexer; Telecom Idea Management Telephone Information Management System; Transmission Impairment Measuring Set Trace Identifier Mismatch-Section Telecommunications Information Networking Architecture Telecommunications Infrastructure Planning Trunk Integrated Record Keeping System Trunk Integrated Records Keeping System Time Space Switch ApplicationSpecific Integrated Circuit Telephone Junction Box Trunk and Junction Routing Temporal Key Integrity Protocol

TL TL1 TL-1 TL-1 CLI TLC

Telephone Lead Transaction Language One Transaction Language 1 Transaction Language One, Command Line Interface Transport Logical Connection; Text Link Cellular; Transparent Line Control Transaction Language Command Line Interface Trouble Locating Manual Transmission Level Point Telecommunications Line Protector Unit Traffic Line Remover Transparent LAN Services; Telephone Line Simulator; Telephone Locking System Transoceanic Line Switched Ring Test Loop Translator Trunk and Line Work Station Timing Module; Transaction Manager Technical Management Assistance Programme Terminal Monitor and Control; Time-slot Management Channel Trunk Main Distributing Telocator Message Entry TeleManagement Forum Telephony Markup Language Telecommunications Management Network; Telecommunications Management Network Trans Metro Optical (platform); Telecommunications Management Officer Time Out Time Period Trunked Mobile Radio Traffic Measurement and Recording System Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity Terminal Multiplexer Telephone Number

TLI TLM TLP TLPU TLR TLS

THL THz TI TIA TIC TID TIE TIF TIM

THZ TeraHertz

TLSR TLT TLWS TM TMAP TMC TMD TME TMF TML TMN

T-IC T-interConnect

TLV Type-Length-Value TLX Telex

TIMS

TIM-S TINA TIP TIRKS TIRKS TISSA TJB TJR TKIP

TMO

tmout tmper TMR TMRS TMSI TMUX TN

TKT ticket

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TNI TNL TNM TNS TNYWR TOD ToD TOH TOK TOM TOMS TON TOP

Telephone Network Interface Ethernet Tunneling Transport Network Management Telephone Notification System; Time to Next Send The Number You Will Receive Television On Demand Time of Day Transport Overhead Test OK Telecom Operations Map Telecom Operations Management Systems IEEE/ACM Transactions On Networking Task Oriented Practice; Task Oriented Procedure; Technical Office Protocol; Terahertz to Optical Pulse Source Temporarily Out of Service; Terms Of Service; Testing Operation System Time Of Use Termination Point; Telephone Pole; Typical Provider Talking Phone Book The Phone Company; Transmit Power Control Transport Protocol Data Unit Timing Plane Fault Isolation Tip-Party Identification Transmission Power Quality Telephone Preference Service; Transmission Parameter Signalling; Trusted Provisioning Server Third Party Service Provider Total Quality Management Technical Reference Totally Reconfigurable Analog Circuit Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Timed Release Disconnect Transmit Reject Filter Technical Review Meeting Temporarily Restricted Net Asset

TRS tRTO TrTOH TRX TS

Telecommunications Relay Service; Trunked Radio System TCP Retransmit Timeout Transparent Transport Overhead Tandem Repeater Exchange Time Slot; Time Stamp; Time Synchronization; Telecom Server; Tip and Sleeve Time Slot Assignment Terminating Switched Access Rate Telecommunications System Bulletin Test System Controller Transport System Division; Transmission System Development Transport Service Data Unit Topology State Element Transport Selector Transport Signal Failure Timing Signal Generator; Telephone Security Group Transport System Generic Requirements Time Slot Interchange; Time Switch Interchange Traffic Service Position System Technical Service Representative; Telephone Special Range; Terabit Switch Router Terminating Switched Access Time-Space Switch ASIC Telephony Server Text Telephone; Tiny Telephone; Touch Tone Temporary Transmit Delay Transparent Terminal Equipment; Tallahassee Telephone Exchange Test Tone Generator Test Tone Generator Software Telephone Travel Kit Transistor Transistor Logic; Time to Live Trail Termination Point Touch Tone Required Telephone Traffic Simulator Tandem Tie Trunk Network Transparent Trail Termination Point

TSA TSAR TSB TSC TSD TSDU TSE TSEL TSF TSG TSGR TSI TSPS TSR

TOS

TOU TP TPB TPC TPDU TPFI TPI TPQ TPS

TSS TSX TSY TT TTD TTE TTG TTGS TTK TTL TTP TTR TTS TTTN TTTP

TPSP TQM TR TRAC TRAI TRD TRF TRM TRNA

TRIB Tributary

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TTX TeleTeXt TTY Teletype TU TUG TUG-n TUMS TU-n TUP TUR TVL TVM TVR TVRO TW TWA Tributary Unit; Transmission Unit; Total Usage Tributary Unit Group Tributary Unit Group, level n Telephone and Utilities Maintenance System Tributary Unit, level n Telephone User Part Trunk Utilization Report Telecoms Virtual Library T1 Voice Module Telephone Voice Response Television Receive Only earth station TrueWave; TWinbrook (telephone exchange) The Wireless Association (former Cellular Telecommunciations and Internet Association) TrueWave Classic Leased Teletypewriter service TeletypeWriter eXchange service Transmit Line Transmission Complete Transmit Data Transmitter Empty Telephone eXchange Strowger

UAS-P UAS-PFE UAS-RS UAS-S UAS-V UAS-VFE UAT UAT UAX 14 UB UBI UBR UBRVBR UBT UC UCBE UCC UCD UCM UCP UD UDC UDLC UDLR UDP UDR

Unavailable Seconds-Path Unavailable Seconds-Path Far End Unavailable Seconds-Regenerator Section Unavailable Seconds-Section Unavailable Seconds-VT Unavailable Seconds-VT Far End Unavailable Time Universal Access Transceiver Unit Automatic eXchange type 14 Uncorrected Block Usage Billing Information Undefined Bit Rate; Unspecified Bit Rate Unspecified Bit Rate Variable Bit Rate Universal Backend Tester User Channel Uncorrectable Block Error Universal Connectivity Charge Upstream Channel Descriptor; Uniform Call Distributor Use Case Map Universal Communications Platform Unconditional Disconnect Universal Digital Channel Universal Digital Loop Carrier Unidirectional Link Routing User Datagram Protocol; Up Down Pair Unconditional Disconnect Response Universal Directory Service Unreliable Data Transfer Universal Equipment Modules Universal Gateway Carrier; UnderGround Communications Unsolicited Grant Service Ultra High Density Ultra High Frequency User Interface; Unnumbered Information (frame) User Interface Client

TV Television

TWC TWL TWX Tx Line TXC TXD TXE TXS

TX Transmit

U
UA UAC UAE UAN UART UAS UASL UAS-L UAS-LFE UASP Universal Access; Unlimited Access Uniform Annual Charge United Arab Emirates Universal Area Network Universal Asynchronous Receiver/ Transmitter Unavailable Seconds Unavailable Second Count-Line; Unified Access Service License Unavailable Seconds-Line Unavailable Seconds-Line Far End Unavailable Second Count-Path

UDS UDT UEM UGC UGS UHD UHF UI UIC

UEQ Unequipped

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UID UIQ UITS UL ULC ULH ULL ULLS ULQ ULSDCC UMA UMATS UMC UMS UMTS UNE-P UNEQ UNEQ-P UNEQ-V UNEs UNI UNI/UNIF UNICODE UNII

User Identifier User Interface Quartz Unacknowledged Information Transfer Service Underwriters Laboratories; Up Link Universal Line Card Ultra Long Haul Unbundled Local Loop Unconditioned Local Loop Service User Level Quality Upper Layer Section Data Communications Channel Unlicensed Mobile Access University of Maryland Academic Telecommunication System Ukrainian Mobile Communications Unified Messaging Service Universal Mobile Telecommunications System Unbundled Network Element Platform Unequipped Path; Unequipped Unequipped Path Unequipped VT Unbundled Network Elements User Network Interface User Network Interface UNIversal trunk-Out-of-service Code Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure Unlimited Long Distance Universal Network Operations Universal Numbering System Universal OSS Gateway Units Of Service Ultra Physical Contact; Universal Packet Carrier; Usage Parameter Control; Universal Personal Communication Uplink Power Control Unit

UPMT UPN UPnP UPPC UPS UPSR UPT URC URI URL URM URR

Universal Per-application Mobility management using Tunnels Universal Personal Number Universal Plug and Play Up Path Power Control Uninterrupted Power Supply Unidirectional Path Switched Ring Universal Personal Telecommunications Utility Reference Customer Universal Resource Identifier Universal Resource Locator Uniform Redial Model UHF (Ultra-High Frequency) Radio Receiver Underground Service Alert Universal Serial Bus Universal Service Directive United States Environmental Protection Agency Universal Service Fund User System Interface United States Long Distance Universal Service Order Code Universal Serial Phone Interface Universal Synchronous Receiver/ Transmitter Universal Time Coordinated; Universal Transport Carrier Unit Testing Framework-XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation) Union Internationale des Telecommunications Universal Test and Operations Physical Interface for ATM Unprotected Termination Point; Unshielded Twisted Pair; Universal Transmission Protocol Universal Terrestrial Radio Access UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System) Terrestrial Radio Access Network Universal Voice Carrier; Universal Video Carrier; Universal Voice Grade

US Upstream USA USB USD USEPA USF USI USLD USOC USPI USRT UTC UTFX

UTI UTOPIA UTP

UNL UNListed UNLD UNO UNS UOG UOS UPC

UNP UN-Published

UTRA UTRAN

UV Ultraviolet UVC

UPCU

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V
V Voltage V/A Video/Audio VAC VAD VADSL or VDSL VANS VAP VAS VAZO V-band VBI VBR VC Voltage Alternating Current Voice Activity Detection Very high speed (Asymmetric) Digital Subscriber Line Value Added Network Services Virtual Access Partitioning Value Added Services Violating All-Zero Octet 50/40 GHz Vertical Blanking Interval Variable Bit Rate Virtual Circuit; Virtual Channel; Virtual Container; Virtual Concatenation Virtual Channel Voice Connecting Arrangement Virtual Concatenation Virtual Call Center; Voice Call Continuity; Virtual Channel Connection; VSAT (Very-Small-Aperture Terminal) Control Center Voice Clarity Enhancement Virtual Concatenation Group Virtual Channel Identifier Virtual Channel Link Virtual Concatenation-group Member Virtual Container Level N (N=11, 12, 2, 3, 4) Contiguous Concatenation of X Virtual Containers at Level N Virtual Concatenation of X Virtual containers at Level N Voltage Controlled Oscillator Video Cassette Recorder Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Variable Cam Timing Voltage Controlled Crystal Oscillator Volts Direct Current Very-high-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line Video Dial Tone

VDV VEC VERT VF VF0 VFCU VFL VFM VFTP VG VGA VGC VGCP VGF VHF VHM VIDF VIL VINC VINF VIRUS VLAN VLL VLP VLR VM VM VMB VME VMES VMM VMO VMR VMUI VMWI VMY VN VNL VNS

Voice, Data, Video Voice Equivalent Circuit Vertical (distribution frame) Virtual Fiber; Virtual Facility; Voice Frequency Voice Fundamental Frequency Voice/FAX Channel Unit Visual Fault Locator Voice Frequency Measurement; Voice/ Fax Module Virtual Facility Termination Point Virtual Group; Voice Grade Variable Gain Amplifier Voice Grade Channel Voice Grade Channel Processor Voice Grade Facility Very High Frequency Voice Health Monitor Vertical Intermediate Distributing Frame Voice Interconnect Link View, Navigate, and Convert Vista Information Solution Vital Information Resources Under Siege Virtual Local Area Network Virtual Leased Line Very Low Power Very Long Reach; Visitor Location Registry Voice Mail; Virtual Memory Voice Mail; Voice Messaging Voice Mail Box; Voice Message Broadcasting Versa Module Eurocard Vehicle-Mounted Earth Station Voice / Modem Module Virtual Mobile Operator Video Mail Retrieval Voice Mail User Interface Voice Message Waiting Indicator Voice Mobility Virtual Network Via Net Loss Virtual Network System

VC VCA VCAT VCC

VCE VCG VCI VCL VCM VC-N VC-N-Xc VC-N-Xv VCO VCR VCSEL VCT VCXO VDC VDSL VDT

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VNT VNTR VO VOA VOB VOD VOF VOFR VoIP VoIPTXT VOM VON VOP VOQ VOW VoX VP VPC VPCI VPDN VPE/P&E VPG VPI VPI/VCI VPL VPLS VPM VPN VPS VPSP VPWS VPX VQA VQC VQE VQI VQL VQR VQS VQT VQV

Very Nice Telephone Variable Number Tandem Repeats Voice Only Variable Optical Attenuator Voice Over Broadband Video On Demand Voice Over Fiber Voice Over Frame Relay Voice over Internet Protocol Voice over Internet Protocol Text Volt-Ohm Meter Voice Over Network Voice Over Packet Virtual Output Queuing Voice Order Wire Voice eXchange Virtual Path Virtual Path Connection Virtual Path Connection Identifier Virtual Private Dial-up Network Verify power and equipment Virtual Path Group Virtual Path Identifier Combined, VPI and VCI identify a connection on an ATM Network Virtual Path Link Virtual Private LAN Service Voice Private Message Virtual Private Network Voice Processing System Virtual Path Switch Protection Virtual Private Wire Service Virtual Path Cross-connect Voice Quality Analyzer Vector Quantizing Code Voice Quality Enhancements Voice Quality Improvement Vector Quantizing Level Voice Quality Rating Vienna Queueing System Voice Quality Testing Voice Quality Value

VR VRR VRRP VRS Vrsm VRSP Vrsp VSA VSAT VSC VSI VSM VSM VSP VSR VSSP VT VT-100 VTAM VTG VTI VTN VTQ VTS V-UNI VVD VVP VVX VWO VXML VYP VZBB VZP

Virtual Router Videoconferencing Reservation Request Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol Video Relay Service Voltage, Ringing Signal Modified (inverted) Video Relay Service Provider Voltage, Ringing Signal Positive Virtual-Scheduling Algorithm; Vector Signal Analyzer Very Small Aperture Terminal Vertical Service Code Vendor-Specific Information Vestigial Sideband Modulation Voice Service Module VoIP Service Partner Very Short Reach; Viking Singleline loud Ringer Virtual Service Switching Point Virtual Tributary Terminal Emulation System Virtual Telecommunications Access Method Virtual Tributary Group Vietnam Telecom International Video Telecommunications Network Voice Transmission Quality Virtual Talk Session Virtual User Network Interface Voice and Video Data Versatile Voice Processing Voice and Video eXchange Virtual Wire Operations Voice Extensible Markup Language Virtual Yellow Pages Verizon BroadBand Virtual Zapping Phone

VOL VOLume

V-pole Vertical-pole

W
W WAAS WACM Watt; Working Wide Area Augmentation System Wide Area Communications Management

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WACN WACN ID WACP WACR WAD WADS WAE WAFB WAGN WAIS WAL WAN WAP

Wide Area Communications Network Wide Area Communications Network IDentifier Wide Area Calling Plan Wide Area Call Reception Wavelength Add and Drop Wireless Access Development System Wireless Application Environment Wireless Absolute Fairness Bound West Antarctic GPS (Global Positioning System) Network Wide Area Information Server WATS (Wide Area Telecommunications Service) Access Line Wide Area Network Web Access Phone; Wireless Application Protocol; Wireless Access Provider Wireless Application Protocol Forum Wireless LAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure Wireless Access Revolution Wireless ATM (Asynchronous Transmission Mode) Research Project Wide Area Telecommunications Service Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments; Wireless Audio Visual Email Wide Area Wireless White And Yellow Pages White And Yellow Pages Europe Working Band; Westbound Wireless Broadband Access; Wireless Business Applications Wireless BroadBand Internet Wireless Business Communications Systems Wireless Broadband Communications Technology Wireless Business Engine Wireless Building-to-building BridGe Kit Wireless Broadband Internet

WBIA WBMP WBOK WBOX WBS WBSN WBT WBTS WC WCA WCB WCDMA W-CDMA WCFQ WCM WCMP WCOE WCRL WCRM WCS WCSS WCTB WCTG WCTP WCZO WDA W-DCS WDCX WDDF WDDM WDF

Wireless Broadband Internet Access Wireless Bitmap Wireless Broadband of OKlahoma Wireless in a Box Work Breakdown Structure Wireless Broadband-Sharing Network Wireless Business Technology Wireless Business Telephone System Watts per channel Working Channel Access; Wireless Cable Association Wireline Competition Bureau (FCC) Wideband Code Division Multiple Access Wideband Code-Division Multiple-Access Wireless Credit-based Fair Queueing Wireless Connection Manager Wireless Control Message Protocol Wireless Center Of Excellence Wireless Communications Research Laboratory Wireless Customer Relationship Management Wireless Communication Services; Wireless Coupon System WDM Capable Switching System Wireless Campus TestBed Wireless Communications Technologies Group Wireless Communication Transfer Protocol Wireless Communication Zoning Ordinance Wireless Developer Agency; Wireless Digital Assistant Wideband Digital Cross-Connect System Wideband Digital Cross-connect Wireless Data Delivery Function Wavelength Division De-Multiplexing Wireless Data Forum

WAPF WAPI WAR WARP

WATS WAVE

WAW WAYP WAYPE WB WBA WBBI WBCS WBCT WBE WBGK WBI

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WDL WDM WDMW WDN WDP WDRM WDS WDSL WDSN WDT WE WECA WECM WEDE WEP WEPD WEWI WEXK WFA WFFQ WFG WFII WFM WFQ WFT WFUP WFZ WGEN WGIS WGX WHAT WHIW WHM WIAD

Wireless Device License Wavelength Division Multiplexing Web Directory for Mobile and Wireless Wireless Developer Network Wireless Data Pool; Wireless Datagram Protocol Wireless Design Reference Manual Wireless Distribution System Wireless Digital Subscriber Line Wireless Distributed Sensor Network Watchdog timer Western Europe Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance WebSphere Everyplace Connection Manager Wireless Enterprise Delivery Environment Wired Equivalency Privacy Weighted Early Packet Discard Wireline Electronic Weight Indicator Wireless EXit Kit Workforce Automation Wireless Fluid Fair Queueing Wireless Firewall Gateway Wireless Facilities Information Infrastructure Workforce Management; Wireless Frequency Modulation Weighted Fair Queuing Wireline Formation Test Wireless Fair Usage Policy Wire Free Zone Wireless GENeration Wireless Geographical Information System WebPhone Gateway eXchange; Wireless Gateway Switch Wireless Hybrid Asynchronous Time-bounded Wireless Home Installation Wizard Wireless Host Module Wireless Integrated Access Device

WIAS WIAX WIBR WICI WICS WID WIDS WIEA WIF WIFI WIG WIGLE WIKS WIM WIMC WiMedia WIN WIOP WIPA WIPI WIPN WIPS WIPSC WIRC WISE WISI WISL WISP WIT WITS

Wholesale Internet Access Services WIreless Internet Access WIreless gate BRidge Wireless Innovations in Communications Initiative Wireless Integrated Communication System Wireless Information Device Wireless Intrusion Detection Sensor Wireless Internet Enterprise Applications Wide Area Network Interface WIreless FIdelity (IEEE 802.11) Wireless Internet Gateway WIreless Geographic Logging Engine Wireless Interactive Keypad System WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) Identity Module Wireless Intelligent Mobile Communicator An alliance for Wireless Multimedia Wireless Intelligent Network Wireless Inter-ORB (Object Request Broker) Protocol Walkup Internet Port Authentication Wireless Internet Platform for Interoperability Wireless Internet Protocol Network Wireless Intelligent Personal Server Wireless Intelligent Personal Server Consortium Wireless Information Resource Center Wireless Infrastructure Simulation Environment Wireless Integrated Strike Interface Wireless Security Laboratory Wireless Internet Service Provider Wireless Image Transfer Web Interface for TeleScience

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WIUB WIVA WIVO WIWT WIX WIXC WIXD WIZ WL WLA WLAB WLAN WLAP WLAR WLDD WLDS WLEC WLHB WLHP WLIA WLL/WiLL

WIreless Universal Base-mounted Wireless Integrated Voice Access WIreless VelOcity Wireless Internet of West Tennessee Wireless Information eXchange Wireless Internet eXpress Connection Wireless Internet eXpress Data Connection Wireless Internet Zone Wire Line WireLess Access Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Access Bridge Wireless Local Area Network Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Access Point Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Access Repeater Wireless Location-Dependent Data Wilkes Long Distance Service WireLess Ethernet Converter WireLine HandBook WireLess HeadPhone Wireless Location Industry Association Wireless Local Loop, WiLL is also Motorolas WLL product line name Wireless Local Loop Delivery WireLess Networking Wireless Local Number Portability Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Research Laboratory Wait Listing Service Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Solution Engine Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Springboard Module Wireless Lucent Soft Switch Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Task Force Wireless LAN (Local Area Network) Technology Group Windows Media Player Version 9

WMA WMAN WMBD WMCL WMIP WML WMTP WMTS WMYP WN WNA WNAN WNAP WNAR WNAS WNC WND WNE WNI WNIU WNL WNM WNMS WNP WNPD WNPO WNQ WNQR WNQS WNRC WNRL WNSK WNVA

Wireless Messaging API (Application Programming Interface) Wireless Metropolitan Area Network Wireless Media Broadcast Device Wireless Mobile Computer Laboratory Wireless-Mobility Integration Protocol Wireless Markup Language Wireless Messaging Transfer Protocol Wireless Medical Telemetry Service Watch Market Yellow Pages Wireless Network Wireless Network Adapter; Wireless Network Analyzer Wireless Neighborhood Area Network Wireless Network Access Point Wireless Network Access Requirements Wireless Network Access Services Wireless Network Communications Wireless Network Design Wireless Network Experiment Wireless Network Interface Wireless Network Interface Unit Wireless Networks Laboratory Wireless Network Management Wireless Network Management System Wireless Number Portability Wireless Network Persistent Data Wireless Number Portability Operations subcommittee Wireless Network Quality Wireless Network Quality Review Wireless Network Quality Specification Wireless Networks Research Center Wireless Network Research Laboratory Wireless Networking Starter Kit Wireless Network Vicinity Assessment

WLLD WLN WLNP WLRL WLS WLSE WLSM WLSS WLTF WLTG WM9

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WON WOQS WORP WOS WOSN WOW WP7 WPA WPA WPAN WPBX WPC WPCS WPM WPMS WPOP WPoS WPS WQoS WRAN WRB WRBB WRBS WRED

Wireless Optical Network Wireless Operator Quarterly Service Wireless Outdoor Router Protocol Wireless Optimization Service Wireless Optimization Service Node WithOut Wires Windows Phone 7 Wireless (WiFi) Protected Access WiFi Protected Access Wireless Personal Area Network Wireless Private Branch Exchange Wireless Personal Communications Wireless Personal Communications Services Words Per Minute Wireless Pay phone Management System Wireless Point Of Presence Wideband Packet over SONET (Synchronous Optical NETwork) Working/Protect Splitter; Wireless Priority Service Wireless Quality of Service Wireless Rural Area Network Wireless Receiver Box Wireless Rural BroadBand Wireless Router Base Station Weighted Random Early Discard; Weighted Random Early Detection Wireless Reader Interface Wireless Router and Repeater Kit Wireless Transmitter/Receiver Wireless Receiver Unit Wireless Security Auditor Wireless Services Integration Wireless Security Laboratory, Northeastern University; Wireless Systems Laboratory Wireless Sensor Network Wireless Sensor Network News Wireless Service Provider; Wireless Signal Processor Wavelength Selective Switch Wireless Telephony

WTA

Western Telecommunications Alliance; Wireless Telephony Applications Wireless Telephony Applications Interface Wireless Topic Center World Telephone Card Databank Wireless Transport Control Protocol

WTAI WTC WTCD WTCP

WTDC 2002 World Telecom Development Conference 2002 WTDC 2003 World Telecom Development Conference 2003 WTDC 98 WTEL WTF WTIA WTID WTIS WTK WTL WTN WTNG WTNO WTNP WTNPA WTO WTP WTPF WTPF 3 WTR WTRN WTRP WTS WTSF WTSO World Telecom Development Conference 1998 Wireless TELephony Wireless Telecommunications Facility Wireless Technology Industry Association World TELECOM Internet Day Wireless Telecommunications Information & Services Wireless ToolKit Wireless Transport Layer Working Telephone Number World Telephone Numbering Guide Wireless Technologies and Network Overview Wireless Telephone Number Portability Wireless Telephone Number Portability Act World Trade Organisation Wireless Transaction Protocol World Telecommunication Policy Forum World Telecommunication Policy Forum 3 Wait to Restore; Wireless Token Ring Wireless Token Ring Network Wireless Token Ring Protocol Wireless Telecommunication Services Wireless Telecommunication Services Facilities Washington Telecommunications Services and Operations

WRI WRRK WRT/R WRU WSA WSI WSL

WSN WSNN WSP WSS WT

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WUA WUF WUSI WVAS WVI WVoIP WVPN WWA WWAN WWCE WWJ WWN WWO WWOM WWRF WWSI WWVC WWW WWYP WWZ WWZA WXE

Wireless USB (Universal Serial Bus) Adapter Wireless University Forum Wireless Universal Strike Interface Wireless Value Added Services Wireless Vehicle Interface Wireless Voice over Internet Protocol Wireless Virtual Private Network Wireless Web Application Wireless Wide-Area Network World Wide Cellular Extension Wireless Watch Japan World Wide Name Wireless Work Order Wireless Work Order Management Wireless World Research Forum Wireless Web Systems Integration WorldWide VideoConferencing World Wide Web Westford Web Yellow Pages Wireless Work Zone Wireless Work Zone Alliance Wireless eXchange Engine

XC XDSL xDSL xDSL XFP XI XML X-OFF X-ON XOT XPM XWI

Cross Connect See DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Digital Subscriber Line technologies (ADSL/VDSLHDSL etc.) x (any type of) Digital Subscriber Line 10 Gb/s small form-factor pluggable transceiver X Identification (frame) Extensible Markup Language Transmitter OFF Transmitter ON X.25 Over TCP Cross-Phase Modulation XML (Extensible Markup Language) for Wireless Images

XCVR Transceiver

XMTR Transmitter

Y
YAC YBY YIP YP YYP Yet Another Caller ID Program Why Be Yellow Your Internet Phone Yellow Pages Yahoo Yellow Pages

X
X.25 XA-FR XA-SMDS X-band Packet Switched Communications Interface Exchange Access Frame Relay Exchange Access Switched Multimegabit Data Service 6-10 GHz (UL/DL) frequency band, military use

Z
ZAC ZBTSI ZCZ ZDL ZPD ZUD ZWP Zero Administration Client Zero Byte Time Slot Interchange Zero Correlation Zone Zonal Daily Load Zero-Plus Dialing Zero Unscheduled Downtime Zero Water Peak

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