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Important Notice on Product Safety


Elevated voltages are inevitably present at specific points in this electrical equipment. Some of the
parts can also have elevated operating temperatures.
Non-observance of these conditions and the safety instructions can result in personal injury or in property damage.
Therefore only trained and qualified personnel may install and maintain the system.
The system complies with the standard EN 60950. All equipment connected has to comply with the
applicable safety standards.

Copyright (C) Siemens AG 2003-2004.


Issued by Information and Communication Mobile
Hofmannstrae 51
D-81359 Mnchen
Technical modifications possible.
Technical specifications and features are binding only insofar as
they are specifically and expressly agreed upon in a written contract.

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1 How to use
This abbreviation list contains all the standard GSM/GPRS abbreviations. In cases where more detailed explanations exist for individual abbreviations, these can be found in
the glossary and can be accessed directly from this document via hyperlink.
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A
A interface
interface between BSS and MSC
A-bis interface
interface between BSC and BTS
A-LTG
line/trunk group to which a A-subscriber is connected
A-MSC
anchor MSC
A-sub interface
interface between BSC and TRAU
A/D
analogue/digital
A2(Ki), A4(Ki)
encrypted authentication key
A2...A9
algorithms
A2EA
AAL type 2 service endpoint address
A2BS
AAL type 2 break server card
A2SC
AAl2 server card
AAA
authentication, authorization and accounting
AAL
ATM adaption layer

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AAL1
ATM adaption layer, type 1
AAL2
ATM adaption layer, type 2
AAL2 NNI
AAL2 network to network interface
AAL2-SAG
AAL2 - signaling agent
AAL5
ATM adaption layer, type 5
AALn
ATM adaption layer type n
AB
access burst
ABC
administaration and billing center (automatic billing center)
ABI
application binary interface
ABL
administration blocked
ABORTSIG
abort signal
AC
authentication center
ACC
- asynchronous communication controller
or
- account card calling
ACCG
ASN clock control generator

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ACCH
associated control channel
ACCIO
Accounting I/O
ACG
- auxiliary clock generator
or
- automatic call gapping
ACL
access control list
ACM
- address complete message
or
- access control modul
ACOM
antenna combiner
ACS
adjacent carrier suppression
ACSE
association control service element
ACT
- active
or
- activate
ACTS
advanced communication technologies & services
ACU
- antenna combining unit
or
- accessory control unit

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ADC
- administration center
or
- alarm data collector
ADM
administrator
ADPFC
average daily peak full hour
ADSS
advanced subscriber service
AE
application entity
AEF
additional elementary function
AEOMCR
application entity OMCR
AEOMS
application entity operation and maintenance system
AEOS
application entity OS
AESSS
application entity SSS
AESSTYPE
application entity SSS type
AET
application entity title
AF
audio frequency
AFC
automatic frequency control

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AFI
authority and format identifier
AFS
accounting file server
AFU
audio frequency unit
AGC
automatic gain control (receiver)
AGCH
access grant channel
AI
administrative interface
AID
accounting identifier
AIS
alarm indication signal
AK
data acknowledgement
AKA
authentication and key agreement
AKUSW
software configuration management system
AL
layout list
AL:EBE
layout list for installation plane
AL:GR
layout list for rack
ALC
AAL type 2 link characteristics

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ALCAP
access link control application part
ALCAT
alarm category
ALCM
alarm collecting module
ALCO
alarm and control board
ALEX
external alarm set
ALEXCP
processor for external alarm set
ALI
alarm indication module
ALIB
- alarm line interface, type B
or
- alarm indication module type B
ALINA
Administration of Language Data for Individual Announcements
ALPRT
alarm printer
AM code
address modification code
AMA
automatic message accounting
AMD
alarm and message display
AMP
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AMPC
ATM bridge processor type C
AMPS
advanced mobile phone system
AMX
ATM multiplexer
AMXE
AMX module type E
AN
access network
ANIS
analog subscriber of a ISDN network node
ANM
answer message (ISDN-UP-message)
ANS
answer
ANSI
american national standard institute
ANT-COMB
antenna combinder
AoC
advice of charge
AoCC
advice of charge-charging level
AoCCHRG
advice of charge-charging level
AoCI
advice of charge-information level
AoCINFO
advice of charge-information level

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AP
- application process
or
- application part
or
- layout list
or
- accounting probes
APDU
application protocoll data unit
APFW
accounting probe forwarder
API
application programmer interface
APN
access point name
APS
application program system
APSV
accounting probe server
APU
audio processing unit
AQL
acceptable quality level
ARCHIVE
archive for event records
ARFCN
absolute radio frequency channel number
ARIB
association of radio industries and business

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ARQ
- automatic repeat request
or
- automatic request for retransmission
ASA
ASN.1 subscriber administration
ASC
asynchronous serial controller
ASCI
advanced speech call items
ASCII
american standard code for information interchange
ASE
application service element
ASIC
application specific integrated circuit
ASMG
ATM switching module, type G
ASN
ATM switching network
ASN.1
abstract syntax notation no.1
ASR
answer seizure rate
AST
administrative state
AT
additional text
ATB
all trunks busy

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ATE
- automatic test equipment
or
AAL2 termination element
ATE:T
automatic test equipment for trunks
ATE:TM
automatic test equipment for transmission measuring
ATFOMC
additional text file OMC
ATI
any time interrogation
ATM
- asynchronous transfer mode
or
- asynchronous transfer modus
ATMB
ATM Bridge
ATME2
automatic transmission measuring and signaling test equipment for international telephone trunks
ATMN
Acceptance Test Manual
ATMN:EX
Acceptance Test Manual Exchange
ATOMP
additional test OMP
ATOP
automatic operator
ATP
automatic train protection

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AUI
access unit interface
AUT(H)
authentication
AUTCL
authorization class
AUTHBS
authentication response base station parameter
AUTHR
authentication response parameter
AUTHU
authentication response unique challenge parameter
AUTN
- authentication token containing the sequence number
or
- authentication token parameter
AUTO PATCH
automatic patching
AV
authentication vector
AWG
user group
AWS
announcement workstation

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B
B-LTG
link/trunk group to which a B-subscriber is connected
B:CCNC
bus system between coordination processor and common channel signaling network
control
B:CCNP
bus system between CPI, MH:SIMP and SIPA
B:CMY
bus to common memory
B:CPI
bus system for coordination processor interface
B:IOC
bus to input/output controller
B-ISUP
broadband ISDN user part
B:MBG
bus system between coordination processor and message buffer
B-MSUB
another mobile subscriber
B:SIMP
bus system for signaling management processor
BA
- BCCH allocation
or
- battery unit
or
- basic access
BAIC
barring of all incoming calls

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BAM
bit serial access processor for connection to multi-processor
BAOC
barring of all outgoing calls
BAP
base processor
BAPM
base processor master
BAPS
base processor slave (spare)
BB
- baseband
or
- blue book
BBSIG
baseband and signal processing
BC
- backup client
or
- committed burst size
or
- bearer capability
BCC
- BSS central controller
or
- BTS color code
BCCH
broadcast control channel
BCCH-FREQ
broadcast control channel frequency
BCD
binary coded decimal

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BCE
bearer capability element
BCF
bearer control function
BCH
broadcast channel
BCI
backward call indicator
BCIE
bearer capability information element
BCM
bus clock generator and maintenance
BCMY
bus to common memory
BCN
bearer capability name
BCON
BTS connection (for PPC only)
BCS
binary coded signal
BCSM
basic call state model
BCT
basic craft terminal
BCU
BTS central unit
BD
- bus distributor
or
- B channel coutaining D channel packet data

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BDB
bus distributor basic module for DSU
BDCG
bus distributor module with clock generator for DSU
BDE
bus distributor extension module for DSU
BE
excess burst size
BECN
backward explicit congestion notification
BEGJOB
begin job
BEPI
broadband IP access server endpoint identifier
BER
bit error rate
BERC
bit error ratio counting
BERM
bit error measurement
BG
border gateway
BGP
border gateway protocol
BHCA
busy hour call attempt
BIAS
broadband IP access server
BIB
backward indicator bit

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BICC
bearer independent call control
BIC-Roam
barring of all incoming calls when roaming outside home PLMN country
BIOC
bus system for input/output control
BIN
binary
BITE
built-in test equipment
BL:GR
equipment list for rack
BLO
blocking message (ISDN-UP-message)
BMC
bearer media control
BMML
basic man machine language
BN
bit number
BNHO
barring of all outgoing calls except those to home PLMN
BOIC
barring of all outgoing international calls
BOIC-exHC
barring of all outgoing international calls except to home PLMN country
BPSK
binary phase-shift keying
BP:VT
equipment plan for distribution frame

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BS
- base station
or
- bearer service
or
- billing system
BS-G-BLKS-RES
number of blocks on each common control channel
BSC
base station controller
BSCI
BSC interface card
BSCSPC
signaling point code of base station controller
BSCU
base station control unit
BSI
base station interface
BSIC
base (transceiver) station identity code
BSIC-NCELL
BSIC of an adjacent cell
BSM
backup storage module
BSN
backward sequence number
BSS
base station system
BSSAP
BSS application part

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BSSAP+
BSS application part plus
BSSGP
BSS GPRS protocol
BSSMAP
BSS management application part
BSSOMAP
BSS operation and management application part
BSU
BSS switch unit
BTC
BTS central controller
BTC-PER
BTC peripheral board
BTC-PROC
BTC processor board
BTS
base transceiver station
BTSE
base transceiver station equipment
BTSM
BTS site management
BTT
BTS tester
BUSV
budget server
BVC
- base station system GPRS protocol virtual channel
or
- BSSGP virtual connection

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BVCI
- BSSGP virtual path identifier
or
- BSSGP virtual connection identifier

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C
C/I
command and indication
C-CDR
CSG call data record
C-ID
call-identity
CA
- cell allocation
or
- communication adapter
CAA
communication access analog
CAC
- carrier access code
or
- connection admission control
or
- call admission control
CADDIE
computer aided data base design and engineering
CAI
charge advice information
CAM
call processing maintenance
CAMEL
customized application for mobile network enhanced logic
CAN
customer access network

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CAP
- call processor
or
- CAMEL application part
CAPM
call processor master
CAPS
call processor spare
CAQ
computer aided quality assurance
CAS
channel associated signaling
CASINO
customer advanced support in network operation
CAVE
cellular authetication and voice encryption
CB
- code blocking
or
- connection board
CBC
cell broadcast center
CBCH
cell broadcast channel
CBR
constant bitrate
CBS
cell broadcasting system
CBWFQ
class based weighted fair queuing

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CC
- call control
or
- cycle control
or
- communication controller
or
- channel code
or
- connection confirm
or
- country code
CCBS
completion of calls to busy subscribers
CCC
common channel control
CCCH
common control channel
CCF
central collection function
CCG
- central clock generator
or
- central charging gateway
CCG(A)
central clock generator (A)
CCGA
central clock generator, module A
CCGB
central clock generator, module B
CCGD
central clock generator, module D
CCGE
central clock generator, module E

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CCGR
central clock generator R
CCGXXA
central clock generator module XXA
CCH
control channel
CCITT
International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee
CCLK
common clock
CCMP
common channel management processor
CCNC
common channel signaling network control
CCNP
common channel signaling network processor
CCNR
completion of calls on no reply
CCP
central control port
CCPE
control channel protocol entity
CCS
common channel signaling
CCS7
common channel signaling system No. 7
CCTRL
core controller
CCU
channel codec unit

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CD
- call delivery
or
- compact disc
CD ROM
compact disc read only memory
CDA
circuit duplex asynchronous
CDC
central data collector
CDE
common desktop environment
CDEX
external clock distributor
CDMA
code division multiple access
CDMA (IS-95)
digital mobile radio communication network, CDMA standard with IS-95 for 800
MHz or J-STD-008 for 1900 MHz
CDPA
called party address
CDR
- charging data records
or
- call data record
CDRI
connection data register index
CDS
circuit duplex synchronous
CDVT
cell delay variation tolerance

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CDX
collision detection transmitter
CE
conference equipment (software for test purposes)
CEID
AAL type 2 connection element identifier
CEIR
central EIR
CEP
cell data processor
CEPT
European Conference of Post and Telecommunication Administrations
CES
circuit emulation service
CF
call forwarding
CFB
call forwarding mobile subscriber busy
CFC
call forwarding conditional
CFD
call forwarding by default
CFILE
command file for the network element
CFNRc
call forwarding on mobile subscriber not reachable
CFNRy
call forwarding on mobile subscriber no reply
CFU
call forwarding unconditional

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CG
- clock generator
or
- charging gateway
CG/MUX
clock generator and multiplexer for message buffer
CGF
charging gateway function
CGI
cell global identity
CGP
charging gateway protocol
CGPA
calling party address
CGSM
clock generator and signal multiplexer
CHAP
challenge handshake authentication protocol
CHBNO
charge band number
CHC
channel codec
CHG
charging
CHILL
CCITT high level programming language
CI
- cell identity
or
- common interface

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CI/TA
cell identification/timing advance method
CIC
circuit identification code
CID
- connection identification
or
- charging identification number
CIL
core image loader
CIM
central interception management
CIP
congestion indication primitives
CIR
- carrier-to-interference ratio
or
- committed info rate
CK
- check bit
or
- cipher key
CKSN
cipher key sequence number
CL
coupling logic
CLCK
clock line
CLI
command line interface
CLIP
calling line identification presentation

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CLIR
calling line identity presentation restriction
CLK
clock
CLP
cell loss priority
CM
- configuration management
or
- call management
or
- connection management
CM SERV REQ
CM service request
CMCC
connection management call control
CMD
control
CMI
channel measurement information
CMIP
common management information protocol
CMIS
common management information service
CMISE
common management information service element
CML
- command manual
or
- command list
CML:OMS
command manual for OMS

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CMM
- common memory module
or
- channel mode modify
CMS
charging medification server
CMX
communication manager unix
CMY
common memory
CMYC
common memory, control
CMYM
common memory, medium
CN
- combining network
or
- core network
CNI
comfort noise insertion
CNIP
calling number identification presentation
CNIR
calling number identification restriction
CNP
control network processor
CO
charging origin
COBA
core basis

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COC
cross-office check
CODEC
coder/decoder
COFIP
command file processor
COLP
connected line identification presentation
COLR
connected line identification restriction
COM
communication control board
COMC
common OMC
COMLOG
command log file
COND
condition
CONF
conference call
COPS
common open policy service
CORBA
common objekt request broker architecture
COU
- control of use
or
- conference unit
COUB
conference unit, module B

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COUC
conference unit C
CP
- coordination processor
or
- connecting panel
or
- control protocol
CP113C
coordination processor 113C
CP113CR
coordination processor 113CR (rual version)
CP-BCU
BCU connecting panel
CPC
concerned point code
CPH
call party handling
CPI
- coordination processor interface
or
- control and PCM interface
CPP
CP-platform
CPS
common part sublayer
CPS-PDU
CPS - protocol data unit
CPU
central processing unit

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CR
- call reference
or
- code receiver
or
- connection request (SCCP-message)
or
- create (method)
or
- cell relay
CRC
cyclic redundancy check
CRE
call re-establishment procedure
CREF
connection refused
CRF
client record formatting
CRM
multifrequency code receiver
CRN
- call reference number
or
- call related number
CRP
code receiver for pushbutton dialing
CRP8
code receiver for pushbutton dialing, 8 receiver modules
CS
- communication server ( in OMC )
or
- convergence sublayer
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CSB
common system bus
CSC
combined switching center
CSCGRP
central service channel group
CSDN
circuit switched data network
CSE
CAMEL services environment
CSG
content service gateway
CSI
CAMEL subscription information
CSM
content switch module
CSMA/CD
carrier sense multiple access with collision detection
CSU
channel service unit
CSYP
central system panel
CSYPC
central system panel control
CSYPD
central system panel display
CT
- channel tester
or
- call transfer
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- craft terminal
or
- call type
or
- client terminal
CT1
standard for cordless telephone
CTC
continuity check
CTI
context table index
CTL
craft terminal local
CTM
context table management
CTP
connection termination point
CTR
connect to resource
CU
- clock unit
or
- central unit
or
- carrier unit
CUC
charge unit collection
CUG
closed user group
CUSTID
customer ID

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CW
call waiting

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D
D-AMPS
digital - advanced mobile phone system
D-CSI
dialed CSI
D900
digital mobile radio communication network, GSM900 standard
D1800
digital mobile radio communication network, GSM1800 standard
D1900k
digital mobile radio communication network, GSM 1900 standard
DACT
deactivate ( method )
DAS
digital announcement systems
DB
- dummy burst
or
- data base
DBA
database access
DBA GID
database access group ID
DBLU
DBMS-less unit
DBMS
data base management system
DBS
database server

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DC
direct current
DCC
direct current converter
DCCCE
direct current converter E (module)
DCCCR
direct current converter for CLG(A) (module)
DCCCS
direct current converter S (module)
DCCDF
direct current converter, module DF
DCCH
dedicated control channel
DCCxx
direct current converter (module)
DCE
data circuit terminating equipment
DCF
data communication function
DCIRB
direct current inverter
DCM
data conversion module
DCN
data communication network
DCP
data communication processor

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DCS
- digital cellular system
or
- digital communication system
DE
discard eligibility
DEB
detailed billing
DEC
digital echo compensator
DEC120
digital echo cancellor (compensator) 120
DECT
digital enhanced cordless telecommunication
DED
default error definition
DEE
data terminal equipment
DEFPRT
default printer
DEL
delete ( method )
DEMUX
demultiplexer
DES
data encryption standard
DEST
destination
DFP
dynamic feedback protocol

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DHCP
dynamic host configuration protocol
DHN
deal in host name
DI
double isolator
DIAMCO
double isolator amplifer multi coupler
DID
direct inward dialing
DIGGND
digital ground
DIN
german industry standard
DIP
digital input point
DISP
display ( method )
DIU
digital interface unit
DIU30D
digital interface unit, 2048 kbit/s, module D
DIU:LDID
digital interface unit for local DLU interface, module D
DIU:LDIM
digital interface unit for local DLU interface, module M
DIUC
digital interface unit for DLU
DIUD
digital interface unit for DLU (in /DLUB)

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DK40
Disk 40 Mbyte
DL
- data link ( layer )
or
- down link
DLC
- data link control
or
- data link connection
DLCI
data link connection identifier
DLD
data link discriminator
DLJOB
download job
DLU
digital line unit
DLUB
digital line unit B
DLUC
digital line unit control
DLUP
DLU processor
DLUS
digital line unit system
Dm
control/data channel
DMA
direct memory access

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DMBV
source message buffer unit
DMC
dynamic memory controller
DMCH
source message channel
DMCS
digital mobile communication system
DMTAP
direct message transfer application part
DN
dialing number
DND
do not disturb
DNIC
data network identification code
DNKEN
data network code
DNS
- domain name server
or
- domain name system
DNT
Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation
DOC
documentation
DOR
division of revenue
DP
detection point

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DPC
destination point code
DPPS
data post-processing system
DPRAM
dual post RAM
DRC
distance related charging
DRAM
dynamic random-access memory
DRNS
drift RND
DRX
discontinuous reception
DSAID
destination signalling association identifier
DSCP
differentiated services code point
DSL
digital subscriber line
DSMX
digital signal multiplexer
DSP
digital signal processor
DSS1
digital subscriber signaling system No. 1
DSSS
digital sequence spread spectrum
DSU
data service unit

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DSU/CSU
data service unit/channel service unit
DSV
digital path
DT1
data from 1 (SCCP-message)
DT2
data from 2 (SCCP-message)
DTAP
direct transfer application part
DTB
data transfer bus
DTE
data terminating equipment
DTLP
dual trunk line peripheral board
DTMF
dual tone multi-frequency signaling
DTP
signaling transfer point
DTX
discontinuous transmission
DU
delivery unit
D
data transmission
DUCOM
duplex combiner
DUKIT
duplex combiner kit

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DULAMO
duplexer and low noise amplifier modul

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E
E1
european PDH Signal, Level 1 (PCM30)
E3
european PDH Signal, Level 3 (PCM30)
E-GSM
extended global system for mobile communications
EA
- external alarms
or
- expendited data acknowledge
EAI
external alarm interface
EAP
receive-address buffer
EBCDIC
extended binary-coded decimal interchange code
EBU
oracle enterprise backup utility
EC
echo compensator
EC-APN
exclusive corporate APN
ECC
error correction code
ECD
exchange configuration documents
ECF
establish confirm

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ECT
emergency call trace
ED
- error definition
or
- expendited data
EDIT
edit ( method )
EDGE
enhanced data rate for GSM evolution
EDP
event detection point
EDSS.1
european digital subscriber signaling system no. 1
EEPROM
electrically erasable PROM
EFCI
explicit forward congestion indication
EFP
event forwarding discriminator
EFR
enhanced full rate (channel)
eGGSN
enhanced GGSN
EIA
electronic industries alliance
EIGRP
enhanced interior gateway routing protocol

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EIR
- equipment identity register
or
- excess information rate
EIRENE
european integrated railway radio enhanced network
EIRISD
EIR ISDN number
EIRP
effective isotropic radiated power
EM
external memory
EMC
emergency call
EMCYMN
Emergency Manual
EMLPP
enhanced multi level precedence and preemtion
eMLLP
enhanced multi-level precedence and pre-emption
EMML
extended man-machine language
EMN
Expansion Manual
EMN/OS
EWSD management network/operations system
EMU
delay equalization buffer
EMV
electro-magnetic compatibility

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EN
European standards
EPIC
extended PCM interface controller
EPROM
erasable programmable read-only-memory
EQ
equalizer
EQN
equipment number
ERMES
european radio message system
ERQ
establish request
ERR
protocol data unit error
ERROMC
error message OMC
ERROID
error identification
ERTMS
european rail traffic management system
ES
encoding scheme
ESCC
enhanced serial communication controller
ESD
electrostatic discharge
ESN
electronic serial number

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ESRK
emergency services routing key
ETC
- earth terminal controller
or
- established temporary connection
ETCS
european control system
ETEAE
end-to-end test equipment, answer equipment
ETR
enhanced threshold reporting
ETS
European Telecommunication Standard
ETSI
European Telecommunication Standards Institute
EVEOMC
OMC event
EVSEL
event selection
EWSD
digital electronic switching system
EXCH
exchange
EXP
export ( method )
EXTC
extension card (for PPC and D2M)

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F
F:xxx
module frame for xxx
F:DLU
frame for DLU
F:MODEM
frame for modem
FA
- full allocation
or
- fax adaptation
FAC
- final assembly code
or
- final acceptance certificate
FACCH
fast ACCH
FACCH/F
full rate FACCH
FACCH/H
half rate FACCH
FAI
facility input
FAIS
facility input by subscriber
FAR
fixed alternative routing
FAS
frame alignment
FAU
facility usage

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FB
frequency correction burst
FBAP
FHE to BTC alarm preprocessor
FBT
first billable time
FC
filter coupler
FCCH
frequency correction channel
FCI
furnish charging information
FCR
function control register
FCS
frame check sequence
FCT
function
FDACT
forced deactivate
FDD
frequency division duplex
FDMA
frequency division multiple access
FE
fast Ethernet
FEC
forward error correction
FECN
forward explicit congestion notification

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FEKAT
fault report catalog
FEPROM
flash erasable programmable read-only-memory
FFD
free format data
FGU
frequency generation unit
FH
frame handler
FHE
frequency hopping and clock distribution equipment
FHS
frequency hopping system
FHSS
frequency hopping spread spectrum
FI
lower band carrier frequency
FICOM
filter combinder
FIFO
first-in/first-out
FIP
FHE interface processor
FIR
facility input recording
FIS
frame information signal
FLAM
Frankenstein-lidzba-access-method

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FM
- fault management
or
- modulator frequency
FMB
frame mark bit
FMC
fixed mobile convergence
FMLNUM
error message number (allocated to an error message)
FMMON
FM monitoring
FMTU
function test module of test unit (DLUB)
FN
TDMA frame number
FOTX
fiber optic transceiver, type X (207 Mbit/s)
FPH
freephone service
FPLMTS
future public land mobile telecommunication system
FR
- frame relay
or
- full-rate
or
- receive frequency
FRAMES
future radio wideband multiple access system
FREL
forced release ( method )

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FRELT
forced release tree ( method )
FRF
frame relay forum
FRNR
fault report number (allocated to an errot message and assigned by FEKAT)
FS
- frame signal
or
- fixed station
FSGSNAL
foreign SGSN address list
FSN
forward sequence number
FT
- transmit frequency
or
- fault treatment management
or
- file transfer
FTAM
- file transfer, access and manipulation
or
- file transfer access management
or
- file transfer access method
FTJOB
file transfer job
FTN
forwarded to number
FTNO
forwarded to number

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FTP
file transfer protocol
FU
functional unit
FVRRAL
foreign VLR address list
FW
firmware
FWLB
firewall load balancer

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G
2G
2nd generation
2.5G
2nd and a half generation
3G
3rd generation
G-CDR
GGSN call data record
GAD
geographical area description
GBS
- GPRS base station
or
- general bearer service
GBSCD
GPRS base station system counter data
GCA
group call area
GCG
group clock generator
GCG:DLUB
group clock generator for DLUB
GCG:LTG
group clock generator for LTG
GCN
group call number
GCP
general congestion primitives

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GCR
- group coded recording
or
- group call register
GDB
GPRS database
GDC
General Data Collector
GDCS
General Data Collection Service
GDMO
guidelines for the definition of managed objects
GE
geopolitical entity
GEN
generate ( method )
GEO
geostationary orbit
GERAN
GSM and EDGE radio access network
GGSN
gateway GPRS support node
GIF
graphics interchange format
GIM
Gi mapper
GMLC
gateway mobile location center
GMM
GPRS mobility management

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GMMAF
GPRS mobility management application function
GMM_AF
GPRS mobility management - application function
GMM_TF
GPRS mobility management - transport function
GMPCS
global mobile personal communication by satellite
GMSC
gateway MSC
GMSCF
GSM service control function
GMSK
gaussian minimum shift keying
GMSS
global mobile satellite system
GMT
Greenwich mean time
GMX
Giga ATM multiplexer for ASN
GOAM
GPRS operation and maintenance application
GOS
grade of service
GP
group processor
GPA
GSM PLMN area
GPN
group processor N

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GPL
group processor for LTGM
GPLC
group processor for LTGM 16 MB
GPLD
group processor for LTGM 32 MB
GPLS
group processor for LTGM with SILC function
GPLSC
group processor for LTGM with SILC function 16 MB
3GPP
third generation partnership project
GPRS
general packet radio service
GPRSSSF
GPRS service switching function
GPRS-CSI
general packet radio service - CAMEL subscription information
GPRS-MS
general packet radio service - mobile station
GPS
global positioning system
GPSU
general power supply unit
GR
GPRS register
GRE
generic routing encapsulation
GS
group switch

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GSA
GSM system area
GSC
gateway MSC (in satellite network)
GSL
group switch and link interface unit
GSM
- Global System For Mobile Communications
or
- GPRS session management
gsmSCF
GSM service control function (CAMEL)
gsmSSF
GSM service switching function (CAMEL)
GSM-R
GSM-railway
GSM MGW
GSM media gateway
GSM MS
GSM mobile station
GSM MSC-S
GSM MSC server
GSM PLMN
GSM public land mobile network
GSN
GPRS support node
GSS
GPRS switching subsystem
GT
global title

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GTAI
global title adress indicator
GTP
GPRS tunneling protocol
GTP-C
GPRS tunnel protocol-control plane
GTP-PDU
GPRS tunnel protocol - packet data unit
GTP-U
GPRS tunnel protocol-user plane
GTDIG
globale title digits
GTT
global title translation
GW
gateway
GUI
graphical user interface

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H
HAG
analog short-text announcer
HD
hard disc
HDB3
HDB3-code
HDD
hard disk device
HDLC
high level data link control
HEC
header error check
HECO
HTTP extended command manager
HEPP
hardware engineering production plan
HEO
high eliptic orbit
HFBSS
BSS history file
HFOMC
history file OMC
HLC
high layer compatibility
HLR
home location register
HLR-ID
HLR-identification (identity)

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HLR/AC
home location register/authentication center
HLRID
HLR identity
HMSC
home mobile-services switching center
HO
handover
HOC
HO control
HOC-LTG
handover control LTG
HOLD
call hold
HON
handover number
HP
Hewlett Packard
HPA
high power amplifier
HPLMN
home PLMN
HR
half-rate
HS
handset
HSCC
high level serial communications controller
HSCSD
high spead circuit switched data

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HSCX
high spead communication controller with extended features
HSI
handset interface
HSL
high-speed signaling link
HSN
- hopping sequence number
or
- handover sequence number
HSRP
hot standby router protocol
HTI
host timeslot interchange
HTML
hypertext markup language
HTTP
hypertext transfer protocol
HU
height unit
HUI
human user interface
HW
- highway
or
- hardware
HWLL
hardware last look
HYCOM
hybrid combiner

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I
I-NMC
interception network management center
I/O
input/output
IA
incomming access
IA5
international alphabet no. 5
IACAMA
interadministration charging and statistics with AMA tickets
IACHASTA
interadministration charging and statistics
IACMET
interadministration charging and statistics with meters
IACTRA
interadministrative charging via transit records
IAM
initial address message
IARA
interadministration revenue accounting
IARAMA
interadministration accounting with AMA
IARMET
IARA with meters
IARSTAT
interadministration revenue accounting and statistics
IC
interception

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ICALL
incoming call
ICB
incomming calls barred within the CUB
ICC
interception control center
ICH
internal communication highway
ICM
in call modification
ICMP
internet control message protocol
ICN
information and communication networks
ICO
intermediate circular orbits
ICP
interworking control processor
ICS
Iridium communication system
ID
identification
IDI
initial domain identifier
IDC
insulation displacement connection
IDN
integrated text and data network
IDP
initial detection point

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IE
signaling information element
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEI
information element identifier
IETF
internet engineering task force
IGAP
Iridium gateway application part
IK
Integrity Key (UMTS)
ILTF
Integrated Line Test Function
IMEI
international mobile equipment identity
IMN
Installation Manual
IMN:OMS
Installation Manual for OMS
IMON
installation monitor
IMP
import ( method )
IMS
interception management system
IMSI
international mobile subscriber identity
IMT
international mobile telecommunications

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IN
intelligent network
INA
IN application
INAP
intelligent network application part
INDAS
individual digital announcement system
INU
interworking unit
IOC
input/output control
IOC:CPI
input/output control for coordination processor interface
IOCP
input/output control to CP periphery
IOM2
ISDN oriented modular 2
IOP
input/output processor
IOP:AUC
input/output processor for authentication center, security box
IOP:LAU
input/output processor for line adaptation unit
IOP:MB
input/output processor for message buffer
IOP:SCDV
IOP for serial data communication devices
IOP:SCDP
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IOP:SCDX
input/output processor for serial data communication devices X.21/V.11
IOP:SDC
input/output processor for serial data communication devices
IOP:SDCP
input/output processor for serial data communication devices with BX.25/X.25 protocol (module)
IOP:TA
input/output processor for time and alarms
IOP:UNI
input/output processor universal
IOPC
input/output processor, control for message buffer B
IOPLAU
the module LCUB (link controlo unit, module B) is configured under the name IOPLAU
IOPX
I/O-processor extension
IOS
internet operating system
IP
- internet protocol
or
- intelligent peripheral
IPAS
IP address selector
IPC
interprocess communication
IPL
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IPLMN
interrogating PLMN
IPMDD
internet protocol manager data dictionary
IPS
intelligent packet solution
IPSec
IP security
IRI
interception related information
IS-95
interim standard no. 95
ISDN
integrated services digital network
ISDN-UP
integrated services digital network user part
ISDNMNP
ISDN mobile numbering plan)
ISDNTNP
ISDN telephone numbering plan (E.164, used for MS/SDN and ISDN register number)
ISNI
intermediate signaling network identification
ISO
international standards organization
ISP
- internet service provider
or
- intermediate service part
ISS
ISDN supplementary services

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ISTART
initial start
ISU
iridium subscriber unit
ISUP
ISDN user part
IT
inactivity test
ITAC
ISDN terminal adapter circuit
ITMN
Installation Test Manual
ITP
internal transfer protocol
ITR
IMSI trace record
ITU
International Telecommunication Union
ITU-T
International Telecommunication Union, sector telecommunication standardization
IVR
interactive voice response
IW-MSC
interworking MSC
IWE
interworking equipment
IWE:HS
interworking equipment board for highspeed circuit switched data
IWEM
IWE main-module (mainboard)

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IWES
IWE sub-mobule
IWF
interworking function
IWMSC
interworking mobile services switching center
IWP
interworking point
IWU
interworking unit
IWUP
interworking user part
IWV
pulse dialing
IXE
IP over X25 module
IXLT
interface to the LMT/OMC (O&M interface)

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J
JC
joint detection
JDC
japanese digital cellular

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K
K2
storage key
K4
session or storage key
K7
key type
K7p/K7s
key set
Kc
cipher key
Ki
individual subscriber authentication key
KLL
cable laying list
Kp
public key
KPAR-ODSS
optical disc support software
Ks
secret key
KSI
key set identifier (UMTS)
KVz
cable branche (Kabelverzweiger)

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L
L2R
layer 2 relay function
L2TP
layer 2 tunneling protocol
LA
location area
LAB-B
link access protocol for B-channel
LAC
local area code
LACOD
location area code
LAI
location area identity
LAN
local area network
LANPRT
local area network printer
LAP
link access protocol
LAPB
- link access procedure for balanced mode
or
- location area procedure balanced
LAP-D
link access protocol for D-channel
LAP-Dm
link access protocol on the Dm channel

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LAR
local accounting resource
LAU
line adaptation unit
LAUB
link adaptation unit, module B
LBT
last billable time
LCA
logic cell array
LCC
logical link control
LCD
light crystal display
LCF
local collection functions
LCG
local charging gateway
LCI
LACOD and CI database
LCLK
line clock pulse
LCMM
line and circuit measuring module
LCN
local communication network
LCP
line-card processor
LCS
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LCSP
line and circuit signal processor
LCT
- local craft terminal
or
- logic circuit
LCU
link interface concentrator unit
LCUB
- line adaptation unit, module B, BX.25
or
- X.25 interface (CP113C)
LDC
local data collector
LDI
local DLU interface
LDP
reading data buffer
LE
local exchange
LEA
law enforcement agency
LEO
low earth orbital
LED
light emitting diode
LFS
line frame signal
LI
link interface

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LIC
- line interface card
or
- link interface concentrator
LIC(ATM)
ATM line interface card
LIC(FR)
frame relay line interface card
LIM
local interception management
LIO
logical input/output
LISB
link interface module B between TSG(B) and SSG(B)
LIST
list ( method )
LIU
link interface unit between LTG and SN
LIVO/I
LIU input/output
LL-DATA
Logical link control data
LLC
logical link control
LLE
logical link entity
LLF
link layer forwarding
LLM
logical link management

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LM
layer manager
LMN
location mark number
LMNP
land mobile numbering plan
LMSI
local mobile subscriber identity
LMT
local maintenance terminal
LMY
local memory
LNA
low noise amplifier
LNA & BF
low noise amplifier & band filter
LNP
local number portability
LNR
location routing number
LNS
L2TP network server
LO
local oscillator
LOCNO
location number
LPLMN
local PLMN

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LR
- location register
or
- LAN router
LRM
local resource manager
LRN
- local reference number
or
- location routing number
LSET
signaling link set
LSK
loadsharing key
LSM
local subscriber manager
LSSU
link status signal unit
LT
line termination
LTA
line test access
LTBAM
loop test and bus access module
LTG
line/trunk group
LTG-A
anchor LTG
LTGB
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LTGC
line/trunk group C
LTGF
line/trunk group F
LTGG
line/trunk group G
LTGG(B)
LTGG functioning as an LTGB
LTGG(C)
LTGG functioning as an LTGC
LTGM
LTGM functioning as an LTG
LTGM(B)
LTGM functioning as an LTGB
LTGM(C)
LTGM functioning as an LTGC
LTGN
line/trunk group N
LTIU
subscriber line test interface unit
LTPL
local throughput limiter
LTU
line/trunk unit
LTU:S
line/trunk unit, supplementary
LUP
location update
LWS
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M
M:
modem for
M-CSI
mobility management CSI
M-LTG
monitoring LTG
M-SSP
mobile services switching point (MSC combined with SSP)
M3U
minimum memory management unit
MA
mobile allocation
MAB
message buffer
MAC
- medium access control
or
- message authentication code
MACN
mobile allocation channel number
MAF
mobile additional function
MAH
mobile access hunting
MAI
mobile allocation index
MAIO
mobile allocation index offset

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MAP
mobile application part
MAPEIR
mobile application part EIR
MAPET
MAP entity-specific version negotiation table
MAPGT
MAP general version negotiation table
MAPHLR
mobile application part HLR
MAPMSC
mobile application part MSC
MAPVLR
mobile application part VLR
MAR
mobile access radio
MARISAT
maritime satellite
MASSC
mass calling
MB II
MultiBus II
MB
message buffer
MB(B)
message buffer (B)
MB(C)
message buffer (C)
MB(D)
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MBB
message buffer (B)
MBBCU
multichannel base band unit
MBC
message buffer control
MBDC
message buffer (D), CP interface module
MBDCG
message buffer (D), clock genetator interface module
MBDH
message buffer (D), HDLC interface module
MBG
message buffer group
MBS
- mobile broad band system
or
- maximum burst size
MBU
message buffer unit
MBU:LTG
message buffer unit for LTG
MBU:SGC
message buffer unit for SGC
Mbyte/s
Megabytes pro second
MC
- monitoring center
or
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MCC
mobile country code
MCEF
memory capacity exceed flag
MCH
message channel
MCHO/I
message channel input/output
MCI
malicious call identification
MCLK
master clock
MCM
main control module
MCON
MSC connection (for D2M only)
MCP
main control processor (used at SP-platform)
MCR
- mobile call record
or
- message coordinator
MCS
mass calling service
MCUF
MS Control Unit control signal F
MCUS
MCU control signal S
MD
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MDD
magnetic disk device
MDL
mobile management (entity) - data link (layer)
MDM
message distribution module
MDN
mobile directory number
MDS1
message distributor stage 1
MDTOG
modem tone generator
ME
- maintenance entity
or
- mobile equipment
ME2M
memory board 2 Mbyte
MEM
main extension memory
MEMT
memory of the TDPC
MEO
medium earth orbital
MEXE
mobile station application execution environment
MF
mediation functions
MF-PC
mediation function personal computer

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MFAS
multiframe alignment signal
MFC
multifrequency code
MFC-R1
multifrequency code signaling R1
MFC-R2
multifrequency code signaling R2
MFCR2
multifrequency code signaling R2
MFFM
mediation function fault management
MFP
multifunction peripheral
MFV
multi frequency dialing
MGB
metering voltage generator for DLUB
MGW
media gateway
MH
message handler
MH:SIMP
message handler for signaling management processor
MI
mobile integrator
MIA
mobile internet access
MIB
management information base

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MIC
- mobile interface controller
or
- mobile internal call (intra MSC)
MICRO BTS
micro base transceiver station
MICTR
mobile incoming traffic
MIN
mobile identification
MISE
management information service element
MIT
management information tree
MLC
mobile location center
MLOG
man-machine language log file of the applications command managed ATOP
MLSE
maximum likelihood sequence estimation
MM
mobility management
MMC
mobile to mobile call (inter MSC)
MME
mobile management entity
MMI
man machine interface
MML
man machine language

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MMLK
man machine language
MMLLOG
man-machine language log file
MMN
Maintenance Manual
MMS
multimedia message service
MMU
memory management unit
MNC
mobile network code
MNO
mobile-network operator
MNRF
mobile not reachable flag
MO
- managed object
or
- mobile originated
or
magnetic optical disk (medium)
MOB
- meter observation
or
- mobility
MOC
mobile originating call
MOD
- magneto optical disk (device)
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MOI
managed object instance
MORANE
mobile railway radio network for europe
MORTR
mobile orginating traffic
MoU
Memorandum of Understanding
MOUT-NOT-PLMN
mobile orginating outgoing traffic to a party from the PSTN or another PLMN
MOUT-PLMN
mobile orginating outgoing traffic to a mobile party who is subscribed in the home
PLMN
MP
main processor
MP:AAL2
MP performing AAL2 control
MP:ACC
main processor for accounting
MP:ACCIO
main processor for accounting I/O
MP:AP
main processor used for application software processing
MP:BCF
MP performing bearer control functionality
MP:CAP
MP performing CAMEL application part
MP:CP113C
maintenace panel for CP113C

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MP:IM
MP performing interception management
MP-IO
MP with I/O functions (ethernet, SCSI, I2C) similar to MP-SA, but resetable via ATM.
The MP-IO ist not intended to be the maintenance master of the system, rather to
provide additional I/O capabilities in addition to the MP-SA. From application point
of view the MP-IO corresponds to MP-OAMD
MP:MM
main processor for mobility management
MP:OAM
main processor for operation, administration and maintenance
MP:OA&M
main processor for operation, administration and maintenance
MP-OAMD
MP type hosting charging/accounting data output- as well as post-processing
MP:PD
main processor with software function packet dispatching
MP:PD/SH
main processor with software function packet dispatching/session handling
MP:RANAP
main processor for radio access network application part
MP:SA
MP with stand alone capability
MP:SH
main processor with software function session handling
MP:SLT
MP for signaling link termination
MP:SM
MP for signaling manager
MP:STATS
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MPC
module processor complex
MPCC
main processor control board
MPH
mobile management (entity) - physical (layer)
MPLS
multi protocol label switching
MPM
multiple pulse metering
MPP
MP-platform
MPR
multiport router
MPSC
serial interface module
MPTY
multi party service
MPU
main processing unit
MPUC
main processing unit for type C
MPUD
main processor unit type D
MPUE
main processor unit type E
MRU
main replaceable unit
MS
mobile station

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MS-APN
multi-service APN
MSC
mobile-services switching center
MSC-A
anchor MSC
MSC-APN
multi-service corporate APN
2G/3G-MSC
2G/3G mobile-services switching center
MSCI
MSC interface
MSCIN
MSC identification number
MSCID
MSC identity (ISDN identity)
MSCISD
MSC ISDN number
MSCM
mobile station class mark
MSCU
mobile station control unit
MSC/VLR
mobile-services switching center/visitor location register
MSFC
multi-layer switch feature card
MSIN
mobile-subscriber identification number
MSISDN
mobile subscriber ISDN number

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MSM
-main storage module
- mobile session manager
MSN
multiple subscriber number
MSP
- MP-SP protocol
or
- multiple subscriber profile
MSRN
mobile station roaming number
MST
master control clock
MSU
message signal unit
MSUB
mobile subscriber
MT
mobile termination
MT-LR
mobile terminating - local request
MTA
metallic test access
MTAM
subscriber line module analog for metallic test access
MTBF
mean time between failures
MTC
mobile terminating call

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MTD
magnetic tape device
MTE
mobile termination equipment
MTER
mobile terminating traffic
MTI
memory and tracer interface
MTP
- message transfer part
or
- message transfer point
MTP3-B
message transfer part layer 3 board
MTPy
multiparty service
MTRAN
mobile transit traffic
MTS
- message transfer system
or
- mobile test station
MU
memory unit
MU:CCNP
memory unit for common channel signaling network processor
MU:CPI
memory unit for coordination processor interface
MUMS
multi-user mobile station

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MUX
multiplexer
MUXM
multiplexer master
MUXS
multiplexer slave
MWD
message waiting data
MWAM
mobile wireless access module
MWI
message waiting indication
MYC
memory control

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N
N-PDU
network layer protocol data unit
NA
nature of address
NADI
nature of address indicator
NAM
network access mode
NAME
object name
NAS
network access server
NAT
network address translation
NB
normal burst
NBER
network authorization
NC
no circuit
NCC
network color code
NCELL
neighboring cell
NCH
notification channel
NCP
network control protocol

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NDC
national destination code
NE
network element
NEATT
network architecture transport protocol
NEBS
network equipment building systems
NEF
network element function
NETIND
network indicator
NF
network function
NFS
network file system
NI
network indicator
NM
network management
NMC
network management center
NMI
not mascable interrupt
NMOS
N metaloxide semiconductor
NMP
network management procedures
NMS
network management system

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NMSI
national mobile subscriber identification number
NMT
nordic mobile telephone
NN
network node
NNI
- network-network interface
or
- network node interface
NP
- number portability
or
- numbering plan
NPCI
network protocol control information
NPP
number portability processing
NRT
non real time
NRZ
non return to zero
NS
network service
NS-RESET
network service reset
NS-VC
network service - virtual connection
NSAP
network service access point

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NSAPI
network layer service access point identifier
NSDU
network service data unit
NSE
network service entity
NSEBSS
network service entity BSS
NSEI
network service entity identifier
NSP
network service part
NSS
network subsystem
NSTART
new start
NSVC
network service virtual connection
NSVCI
network service virtual connection identifier
NT
network termination ISDN
NTT-MTS
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Co.
NUC
nailed up connection
NVRAM
non-volatile random access memory

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O
interface
GSM O&M interface
O-BCSM
originating basic call state model
O-CSI
originating CSI
O&M
operation & maintenance
OAM
operation, administration & maintenance
OA
outgoing access
OA&M
operation, administration & maintenance
OACSU
off-air call setup
OBR
OMS-B
OCANEQ
operationally controlled equipment for announcement
OCB
- OMS-B configuration builder
or
- outgoing calls barred within the CUG
OCE:MUP
operationally controlled equipment for announcement, memory unit
OCE:SPM
operationally controlled equipment for announcement, stored program control and
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OCI
operator controlled input
ODAGEN
office data area generator
ODB
operator determined barring
ODMA
opportunity driven multiple access
ODR
optimized dynamic routing
OEM
original equipment manufacturer
OFDMA
orthogonal frequency division multiple access
OGL
operator guidelines
OGL:OMS
operator guidelines for OMS
OGL:SSS
operator guidelines for SSS
OMAP
operation and maintenance application part
OMC
operation and maintenance center
OMC-B
operation and maintenance center of the BSS
OMC-G
operation and maintenance center for GPRS
OMC-S
operation and maintenance center of the SSS

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OMCR
operation and maintenance center remote
OMH
overload message handler
OMN
operation manual
OMN:OMS
operation manual for OMS
OMN:SSS
operation manual for SSS
OMT
operation and maintenance terminal
OMTP
OMT with packet protocol interface
OMTR
operation and maintenance terminal remote
OMTR(P)
operation and maintenance terminal (portable)
OMTS
OMT local to SSS node
OMTX
operation and maintenance X-terminal
OPC
- own signaling point code
or
- originating point code
OPSS
open session
OPGND
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OR
optimal routing
ORACLE
commercially database product
OS
operations system
OSAID
originating signalling association identifier
OSD
OMS status display
OSF
- open software foundation
or
- offset field
OSFSSS
operation system functions for SSS
OSI
open system interconnection
OSI-LAN
open system interconnection - LAN
OSI RM
OSI reference model
OSP
operating system processor
OSPF
open shortest path first
OSR
operating system release

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OSS
- operator specific services
or
- operations support system
OST
operative state
OTASAP
over the air service activation and provision
OTP
open test plattform

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P
P-CSCF
proxy call session control function
P-TMSI
packet - temporary mobile subscriber identity
PA
- power amplifier
or
- primary (rate) access
PABX
private automatic branch exchange
PABXIC
calls terminating in a PABX
PABXOC
outgoing call in a PABX
PABXOG
calls originating from a PABX
PAC
provisional acceptance certificate
PACS
personal access communication system
PAD
packet assembler/disassembler
PAGCH
packet adress grant channel
PAM
primary access method
PAP
password authentication protocol

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PAR
parity line
PAT
periodic access test
PATRX
power amplifier and transceiver unit
PBA
printed board assembly
PBC
peripheral board controller
PBCCH
packet broadcast control channel
PBCH
packet broadcast channel
PBX
private branch exchange
PC
- personal computer
or
- point code
PCCCH
packet common control channel
PCCH
packet control channel
PCF
patch command file
PCH
paging channel
PCI
peripheral channel interface

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PCM
pulse code modulation
PCM24
pulse code modulation system with 24 channels
PCM30
pulse code modulation system with 30 channels
PCM-INT
PCM interface
PCMCIA
personal computer memory card international association
PCO
point of control and observation
PCP
- processor control panel
or
- peripheral control platform
PCR
- preventative cyclic retransmission
or
- peak cell rate
PCS
- peripheral control switch
or
- personalization center for subscriber identity module
or
- public cellular system
or
- personal communication system (at 1900 MHz)
PCU
packet control unit
PCUG
preferencial closed user group

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PD
- packet dispatcher
or
- print dialog
or
- public data
PDA
personal digital assistant
PDC
- personal digital cellular
or
- primary digital carrier
or
- provider data collector
PDCH
packet data channel
PDF
portable document format
PDH
plesiochronous digital hierarchy
PDN
packet data network
PDP
packet data protocol
PDS
packet data and signaling channel
PDU
packet data unit
PEX
program execution unit
PEXE
program execution unit E

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PFC
policy feature card
PFXCAC
prefix carrier access code
PG
peripheral group
PH
- protocol handling
or
- physical layer
or
- packet handler
PHB
per hop behavior
PHI
packet handler interface
PHP
personal handy phone
PI
- presentation indicator
or
- processor interface unit
PIA
processor interface and arbiter
PIC
- programmable interrupt control
or
- preferred interexchange carrier
PIN
personal identification number
PIO
physical input/output

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PIO:SB
PIO for security box
PLA
planned (operating state of a unit)
PLL
permanent logical link
PLLH
clock unit
PLMN
public land mobile network
PLMN-area
public land mobile network area
PM
performance management
PM-LT
performance management - long-term application
PMC
peripheral module channel
PMCX
- peripheral module channel extension
or
- PCM extension board
PMDATA
performance management data
PMF
primary management file for patch incorporation
PMM
- periodic multiple pulse metering
or
- packet-switched mobility management

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PMM_AF
packet-switched mobility management application functions
PMM_TF
packet-switched mobility management transport functions
PMOB
preventive meter observation
PMR
private mobile radio
PMU
processor unit memory
PMU:CPI
processor memory unit for coordination processor interface
PMU:SIMP
processor memory unit for signaling management processor module
PN
pseudo- noise
PNCH
packet notification channel
PNP
private numbering plan
PO
packet oriented
PoD
packet of disconnect
POP
point of presence
POS
packet over SONET
POTS
plain old telephone service

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PPC
peripheral controller
PPCC
peripheral processor for CCS7
PPCH
packet paging channel
PPE
primitive procedure entity
PPLD
peripheral processor for LAPD (channels)
PPM
periodic pulse metering
PPP
- peripheral preprocessor
or
- point-to-point protocol
PPS
prepaid service
PPSC
prepaid service center
PPXX
PPCC and/or PPLD
PRACH
racket random access control
PREV
previous
PRF
profile
PRH:MGR
protocol handler manager

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PRINT
- print ( method )
or
- print form
PRM
packet routing management
PROC
procedure
PROFIBUS
Process field bus
PROTGND
protection ground
PROVNO
service provider number
PRT
printer
PRTTYPE
printer type
PS
- location probability
or
- personal station
or
- packet switched
PSB
peripheral system bus
PSC
- peripheral switch clock
or
- parallel-serial converter
PSDN
packet switched data network

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PSEL
presentation layer selection
PSI
processor switch interface
PSM2K
peripheral switch multiplexer
PSP2K
peripheral switch power supply
PSPDN
packet switched public data network
PST2K
peripheral switch time stage
PSTN
public switched telephone network
PSU
power supply unit
PSU-ACE
power supply unit of the ACE
PSU-BCU
BCU power supply unit
PSW
patch software
PT
packet tunneling
PTA
peripheral terminal adapter
PTC
packet transfer controller
PTCH
packet traffic channel

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PTM
programmable timer module
PTP
point to point
PTP-CLNS
point to point connectionless network service
PTP-CONS
point to point connection oriented network service
PTT
press to talk
PU
processing unit
PVC
- permanent virtual circuit
or
- permanent virtual connections
or
- permanent virtual channel
PVLR
previous VLR
PVN
private virtual network

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Q
Q&U
quality and environment
Q3
ITU-T-defined interface, type 3
Q3EPS
Q3 event presentation service
QA
Q (interface) - adapter
QAF
Q-adapter function
QM
quality and environment
QoD
query on digit processing
QoHR
query on HLR release
QOR
query on release
QOS
quality of service
QPSK
quadrature phase -shift keying
QS
quota server
QTLP
quad trunk line interface
QUICC
quad interated communications controller

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QUM
quality management

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R
R&C
rating and charging
R-MSC
relay MSC
R:xxx
- rack
or
- receiver for xxx
R:CE
rack for coordination equipment
R:CP113C
rack for CP113C
R:DEV
device rack
R:DLU
rack for DLU
R:DLUB
rack for DLUB
R:DLUD
rack for DLUD
R:LTG
rack for line/trunk group
R:LTGB
rack for line/trunk group B
R:LTGC
rack for line/trunk group C
R:LTGD
rack for line/trunk group D

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R:LTGF
rack for line/trunk group F
R:LTGG
rack for line/trunk group G
R:LTGM
rack for line/trunk group M
R:LTGN
rack for line/trunk group N
R:MB/CCG
rack for message buffer and central clock generator
R:SN
rack for switching network
R:SSNC
rack for signaling system network control
RA
- rate adaption
or
- routing area
RAA
rate adaption, using the A-TRAU format
RAB
- random access burst
or
- radio access bearer
RAC
routing area code
RACH
random access channel
RADIUS
remote authentication dial-in user service

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RAE
recorded announcement equipment
RAI
- remote application interface
or
- routing area identity
RAM
random-access memory
RAN
radio access network
RANAP
radio access network application part
RAND
- random number
or
- random variable parameter
RANDBS
random variable base station parameter
RANDSSD
random variable SSD update parameter
RANDU
random variable unique challenge parameter
RAP
random access procedure
RARP
reverse adress resolution protocol
RAS
remote access server
RAU
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RB
record builder
RBC
radio block center
RBS
- radio base station
or
- ring back service
RC
radio commander
RCD
radio clock device
RCF
- reason for call feature
or
- reason for call failure
RCS
reverse charging service
RCT
reason for call termination
RCU
remote control unit
RDI
remote debugging interface
RDS
running digital sum (ISDN)
Rec.
recommendation
REGEN
regenerator process

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REL
- release
or
- release message
REQ
request
RES
response
REVC
reverse charging
RF
radio frequency
RFA
- ready for acceptance
or
- remote file access
RFB
report fragment builder
RFC
- radio frequency carrier
or
- request for comments
RFCH
radio frequency channel
RFM
radio frequency management
RFN
reduced TDMA frame number
RFRX
radio frequency receiver unit
RFTX
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RGB
ringing generator for DLUG
RGMG
ringing generator and 16-(12-)kHz metering voltage generator (optional) for DLU
RI
routing indicator
RICE
radio interface connection element
RIID
radio infill interface device
RIP
routing information protocol
RITL
radio in the loop
RLA
radio terminal load adapter
RLB
RADIUS load balancer
RLC
- release complete
or
- radio link control
RLI
radio terminal link interface
RLI/MAC
radio link control/medium access control
RLOGIN
remote login
RLP
radio link protocol

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RLSD
released
RM
resource management
RM:CTC
receiver module for continuity check
RM:EA
receiver module for external alarms
RMA
regional maintenance area
RMAC
resource management admission control
RMC
regional maintenance center
RMN
radio mobile network
RMPFM
resource management packet flow manager
RMRPH
resource management RANAP protocol handler
RNC
radio network controller
RNCMAP
radio network controller management application part
RNS
radio network system
ROI
remote operation interface
ROM
read-only memory

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ROSE
remote operation service element
ROU
routing
RP
relay protocoll
RP-ACK
Routing protocol acknowledgement
RPE-LTP
regular pulse excited - long term prediction
RR
radio ressource management
RSC
reset confirm
RSE
radio system entity
RSM
record stream manager
RSN
record sequence number
RSR
reset request
RSS
radio subsystem
RST
- route set test
or
- roaming subscriber table
RSTOR
restore ( method )

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RSTRT
restart ( method )
RSU
remote switching unit
RSV
reserve ( method )
RT
radio terminal
RTAB
routing table
RTC
radio terminal controller
RTC-PER
RTC peripheral board
RTC-PROC
RTC processor board
RTD
real time display
RTE
real time executive
RTI
remote timeslot interchange
RTSK
routing task
RTSP
real-time streaming protocol
RWS
remote workstation
RX
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RXAMCO
receiver antenna module and multicoupler
RXAMOD
receiver antenna module
RXBP
receiver bandpass
RXDA
receiver distribution amplifier
RXDA/DC
RXDA with DC-loop
RXFIL
- bandpass filter for receive path
or
- receiver frequency bandpass-filter
RXI
received baseband converted signal
RXLEV
received signal level
RXMC
receiver multicoupler
RXMC/PS
RXMC with power splitter
RXMUCO
receiver multi coupler
RXPA
receiver post amplifier
RXQ
received baseband converted signal Q

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RXQUAL
- receive quality (RXQUAL), low
or
- radio link quality
RXU
receiver unit
RXU-DIV
diversity receiver unit
RXU-RXB
diversity receiver unit
RXU-SYB
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S
S/N
signal to noice
SAAL
signaling ATM adaptation layer
SABM
set asynchronous balanced mode
SAC
service area code
SACCH
slow associated control channel
SACCH/C4
slow, SDCCH/4 associated control channel
SACCH/C8
slow, SDCCH/8 associated control channel
SACCH/T
slow, TCH-associated control channel
SACCH/TF
slow, TCH/F-associated control channel
SACCH/TH
slow, TCH/H-associated control channel
SAI
service area identifier
SAID
signalling association identifier
SAM
- sequential access method
or
- subsequent address message (ISDN-UP-message)

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SAMAR
array of SAM (sequential access method)
SAP
- service access point
or
- system adapter processor
SAPI
service access point indicator
SAS
secure application service
SASC
stand-alone service control
SASCP
stand-alone service control processor
SB
- synchronization burst
or
- security box
SBS
Siemens base station system
SC
switch commander
SCB
sector control block
SCCP
signaling connection control part
SCD
serial data communication device
SCE
service creation environment

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SCF
service control functions
SCH
synchronization channel
SCI
subscriber-controlled input
SCLD
SCCP connectionsless control
SCLK
slave clock
SCM
- software configuration management
or
- service class mark
SCMG
SCCP management
SCN
sub-channel number
SCOC
SCCP connection oriented control
SCP
service control point
SCR
sustainable cell rate
SCRC
SCCP routing control
SCRIPT
script file
SCSI
small computer system interface

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SCTP
signaling control transport protocol
SCU
speech coding unit
SDC
SMD disk controller
SDC:CCNC
secondary digital carrier for CCNC
SDC:LTG
secondary digital carrier for LTG
SDC:SGC
secondary digital carrier for SGC
SDC:SSG
secondary digital carrier between TSG and SSG
SDC:TSG
secondary digital carrier for TSG
SDCCH
stand-alone dedicated control channel
SDCCH/4
stand-alone dedicated control channel/4
SDCCH/8
stand-alone dedicated control channel/8
SDDPFC
subscriber dependent digit processing and feature control
SDF
record data buffer
SDH
synchronous digital hierarchy
SDL
specification and description language

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SDP
SMD dual port option
SDRAM
synchronous dynamic RAM
SDU
- storage module disk drive unit
or
- service data unit
or
- signaling data unit
SE
- support entity
or
- service element
SEF
support entity function
SEG
security experts group
SEP
signaling and point
SF
spreading factor
SFH
slow frequency hopping
SFT
secure file transfer
SFU
fax store and forwarding unit
SGC
switch group control
SGCB
switch group control B

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SGCIF
switch group control interrupt field
SGL
Service Guidelines
SGSN
serving GPRS support node
2G-SGSN
serving GPRS support node
2G/3G-SGSN
serving GPRS support node
3G-SGSN
serving GPRS support node
SI
service interworking
SICOFI
signaling link control
SID
station identification
SIE
status indication, emergency alignment
SIEC
signaling information element confidentiality
SIF
signal information field
SIH
signal highway
SIHI
signal highway input
SIHO
signal highway output

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SIHO/IT
signal highway, input/output
SILC
signaling link control
SILCB
signaling link control module B
SILCD
signaling link control module D
SILT
signaling link terminal
SILTC
signaling link terminal control
SILTD
signaling link terminal, digital
SILTG
signaling link terminal group
SIM
subscriber identity module
SIMP
signaling management processor
SIN
status indication, normal alignment
SINAP
Siemens INAP
SIO
service information octett
SIOS
status indication out of service
SIP
session initiated protocol

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SIPA
signaling periphery adapter
SIPAC
Siemens packing system
SIPRO
Signaling processing unit
SIR
- signal-to-interference ratio
or
- signal-to-interference ratio
SIT
signaling link terminal
SIVAPAC
Siemens variable packacking system
SLB
server load balancer
SLC
signaling link control
SLCA
subscriber line circuit analog
SLCD
subscriber line circuit digital
SLIC
subscriber line interface circuit
SLM
subscriber line module
SLMA
subscriber line module analog
SLMA:CMRL
subscriber line module analog for DLUB, 12-kHz or 16-kHz meter pulse injection,
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SLMA:COS
subscriber line module analog for DLUB for ordinary subscribers
SLMA:CSR
subscriber line module analog for DLUB with silent reversal for coin box telephones
SLMA:DID
subscriber line module analog for DLU, with direct inward dialing
SLMA:DIOD
subscriber line module analog for DLU, with direct inward/outward dialing
SLMA:FPB
subscriber line module analog for DLU, feature programmable, module B
SLMA:FPE
subscriber line module analog for DLUB, feature programmable, module E
SLMA:FPS
subscriber line module analog for DLU, feature programmable, special module S
SLMA:LTA
subscriber line module analog for DLU for line test access
SLMA:MTA
subscriber line module analog for DLU for test bus access
SLMA:TBA
subscriber line module analog for DLU for test bus access
SLMA:TPL
subscriber line module analog for DLU for two-party lines
SLMCP
processor for subscriber line module for DLUB
SLMD
subscriber line module digital for DLU
SLMX
subscriber line module for DLU, V5.1 interface
SLR
subscriber location register

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SLS
signaling link selection
SLT
signaling link termination
SLTM
signaling link test message
SM
- security management
or
- session management
or
- signal multiplexer
or
- site manager
SM-CP
short message - control protocol
SM-RP
short message - relay protocol
SMA
seamless multimedia access
SMAE
system management application entity
SMAP
system management application process
SMC
security mangagement center
SMD
surface mounted device
SMDS
switched multi-megabit data services
SMF
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SMG
special mobile group
SMIS
secure management information service
SMISE
specific management information service
SMLC
serving mobile location center
SMML
structured MLL
SMML-B
structured MML, binary coded
SMML-T
structured MML, text string coded
SMO
short message with the MS origination and SMS termination
SMP
service management point
SMS
- short message service
or
- service management system
SMS-CSI
short message service CSI
SMS-GMSC
short message service gateway MSC
SMS-IWMSC
short message service interworking MSC
SMS MO
short message service mobile originated

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SMS-MO
short message service mobile originated
SMS MT
short message service mobile terminated
SMS-MT
short message service mobile terminated
SMSC
short message service center
SMSCB
short message service cell broadcast
SMSMO
short message service mobile originated
SMSMT
short message service mobile terminated
SMT
short message with SMS origination and MS termination
SMTP
simple mail transfer protocol
SMU
site manager unit
SMUCB
site manager combo card
SMW
short message waiting
SMX
signal multiplexer
SMXC
signal multiplexer, module C

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SN
- subscriber number
or
- switching network
SNB
switching network B
SN(B)
switching network B
SN0
switching network side 0
SN1
switching network side 1
SN16
switching unit with 16 kbit/s submultiplexing
SNDCP
subnetwork dependent convergence protocol
SNMP
simple network management protocol
SNR
- signal-to-noise ratio
or
- serial number
SoA-I
suppression of announcement indicator
SOG
subsystem out of service grant
SOLARIS/UNIX
commercially operating system product
SOR
- subsystem out of service request
or
- support of optimal routing

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SOT
start of timeslot
SP
- signaling point
or
- spare digit
or
- service provider (code)
or
- server processor
SP:BSSGP
server processor for BSSGP
SP:GTP
server processor with software function GPRS tunnel protocol
SP:ISP
server processor with software function internet service provider
SPB
signal processing board
SPC
signaling point code
SPC-BSC
signaling point code of base station
SPERK
blocking code
SPF
Siemens performance file format
SPHI/O
speech highway input/output
SPHO/I
speech highway output/input
SPINA
subscriber PIN access

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SPINI
subscriber PIN intercept
SPINIALL
subscriber PIN intercept, all outgoing calls
SPININAT
subscriber PIN intercept, all outgoing international calls
SPINICON
subscriber PIN intercept, all outgoing intercontinental calls
SPINIP
subscriber PIN intercept, pound calls
SPM
single pulse metering
SPOTS
support of planning, operation & maintenance and traffic analysis system
SPP
- special purpose processor
or
- SP-platform
SPR
spare unit
SPSU
supplementary power supply unit
SPU
signal processing unit
SPUR
logical part of SPU for receiving
SPUT
logical part of SPU for transmitting
SQI
signal quality information

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SQL
structured query language
SQN
sequence number
SR
system release
SRAND
signal random
SRES
signed response (authentication parameter)
SRF
- service resource function
or
- service resource feature
SRFILE
security record files
SRNC
serving radio network controller
SRNS
serving RNS
SS
- subsystem
or
- supplementary service
SS-CSI
supplementary service CSI
SS15/8
space stage 15/8
SS7
signaling system no. 7

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SSA
- secure subscriber administration
or
- subsystem allowed
SSCF
service specific convergence sublayer
SSCOP
service specific connection oriented protocol
SSCS
specific convergence sublayer
SSD
- SCSI storage device
or
- system status display
or
- shared secret data
SSDPRF
system status display user profile
SSD-RTD
system status display-real time display
SSF
service switching function
SSG
- subsystem service group
or
- service selection gateway
SSG(B)
space stage group B
SSI
system simulator interface

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SSM
- SCSI storage module
or
- space stage module
SSM16B
space stage module 16/16 B
SSM8B
space stage module 8/15 B
SSN
subsystem number
SSNC
signaling system network control
SSP
- service switching point
or
- subsystem prohibited
SSO
single sign-on
SSS
switching subsystem
SST
subsytem status test
SSU
signaling and supervision unit
ST
- signaling terminal
or
- control clock
STARTPRC
start procedure
STARTSTR
start string

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STATMET
statistical metering
STATS
statistics support
STC
signaling terminal control
STF
start field
STM
synchronous transfer mode
STM-1
synchronous transfer mode - 155 Mbit/s
STM-4
synchronous transfer mode - 622 Mbit/s
STM-16
synchronous transfer mode - 2,5 Gbit/s
STOT
status of the other line
STOW
status of the own line
STP
signaling transfer point
STR
selective trunk reservation
STSGC
start program for switch group control
SU
signaling unit

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SUB
- subaddressing
or
- subscriber
subMH:SMS
sub message handler for short message service
SUGR
served user generated reference
SULIM
subscriber line measuring system
SUP
supervisory card
SUT
served user transport
SVC
switched virtual circuit
SW
software
SWBSS
software BSS
SWBCT
software BTC
SWCCMP
software CCMP
SWCEP
software CEP
SWIOP
software IOP
SWM
software management

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SWMPC
software MPC
SWOBTC
software for BTC in OMC
SWOCCMP
software for CCMP in OMC
SWOCEP
software for CEP in OMC
SWOIOP
software for IOP in OMC
SWOMPC
software for MPC in OMC
SWOPPP
software for PPP in OMC
SWOROI
software for ROI in OMC
SWORT
software for RT in OMC
SWPPP
software PPP
SWROI
software ROI
SWRT
software RT
SWSG
software safeguarding
SYCLK
synchronization clock pulse
SYCR
system panel control R

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SYMBNAME
symbolic name
SYNC
Synchronization
SYP
system panel
SYPC
system panel control
SYPD
system panel display

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T
3WC
three way calling
T interface
GSM LMT interface (BSS-LMT)
T-BCSM
terminating basic call state model
T-CSI
terminating CSI
T/NT
transparend / non transparend
T/R:SYPC
transmitter/receiver module for system panel control
T/RC
transmitter/receiver control
TA
- terminal adapter
or
- transport adress
TAB
test adapter board
TAC
- type approval code
or
- technical assistance center
TACS
total access communication system
TAF
terminal adaptation function
TAR
trunk access restriction

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TARR
temporary alternate routing arrangements
TB
- tail bit
or
- time base unit
TBA
test bus access
TC
- tariff class
or
- transaction capabilities
TCAP
transaction capabilities application part
TCB
- transaction control block
or
- transcoder board
TCG
transcoder group
TCGQ
transcoder group quartet
TCH
traffic channel
TCH/F
full rate TCH
TCH/F2.4
full rate data TCH (<2.4 kbit/s)
TCH/F4.8
full rate data TCH (4.8 kbit/s)
TCH/F9.6
full rate data TCH (9.6 kbit/s)

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TCH/FS
full rate speech TCH
TCH/H
half rate TCH
TCH/H4.8
half rate data TCH (4.8 kbit/s)
TCH/HS
half rate speech TCH
TCI
transceiver control interface
TCP
transport control protocol
TCP/IP
transmission control protocol/internet protocol
TCS
transmission convergence sublayer
TCSID
transmission convergence sublayer identifier
TCU
terminal control unit
TD
time division
TDD
time division duplex
TDM
time division multiplex
TDMA
time division multiple access
TDN
temporary directory number

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TDP
trigger detection point
TDPC
telephony and distributor processor board
TE
terminal equipment
TED
technical description
TEI
terminal endpoint identifier
TEID
tunnel endpoint identifier
TELNET
telecommunication network
TEM:COP
test equipment module for control panel
TEM:LE
test equipment module for level transmitting and measuring
TETRA
terrestrial trunked radio
TFA
transfer allowed
TFC
transfer controlled messages
TFP
transfer prohibited
TFS
toll free service (EWSD)
TFTP
trivial file transfer protocol

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TGC
transcoder groups
TGRP
trunk group
THA
transaction handling
THRD
lower threshold value
THSS
time-hopped spread spectrum
THT
through hole technology
TI
transaction identifier
TIA
telecommunications industry association
TID
tunnel identifier
TIF
translation indication flag
TIF-CSI
translation indication flag CSI
TILLI
temporary logical link identity
TIP
traffic channel interface processor
TIS
teleinfo service
TLDN
temporary local directory number

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TLF
translation function
TLLI
temporary locical link identity
TLM
trunk line maintenance
TLWS
trunk/line work station
TM
- test management
or
- traffic measurement
TMA
tower mounted amplifier
TML
- task manual
or
- trunk line maintenace
TMN
telecommunication management network
TMN-OS
telecommunication management network and operations system
TMP
traffic management procedures
TMRP
tower mounted receiver preamplifier
TMRP/DC
TMRP with DC-loop
TMSI
temporary mobile station/subscriber identity

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TN
telecommunications network
TNS
- transmit network selection
or
- transport name service
TOB
traffic observation
TODU
time optimized data upgrade
TOG
tone generator
TOP
task oriented procedure
TP
terminal portability
TPC
test port control
TPDU
transfer protocol data unit
TPO
transport protocol class 0
TPS
three party service
TPU
transceiver and processsor unit
TR
- transfer relay
or
- transaction register
or
- traffic data administration

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TRAC
transcoding and rate adaption board
TRAFFIC
Siemens port-processing programm for traffic measurement data
TRANS
transfer ( method )
TRAU
transcoding and rate adaption unit
TRC
- transcoder
or
- transcoder
TRMET
trunk metering
TRX
transceiver
TRXA
TPU analog signal processing part
TRXD
TPU digital signal processing part
TS
- teleservice
or
- time slot
or
- transport system
TSC
- technical service center
or
- TRAU server card
TSCI
time stage component incoming

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TSCO
time stage component outgoing
TSDI
transceiver speech & data interface
TSG
time stage, group
TSG(B)
time stage, group B
TSH
TSS hardware handling application
TSI
time stage incoming
TSI/O
time stage incoming/outgoing
TSLA
time slots on the A-interface
TSM
time stage module
TSMB
time stage module B
TSO
time stage outgoing
TSP
tunnel switching point
TSPC
tunnel switching point control
TSPSC
tunnel switching point session control
TT
translation type

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TTC
telecommunication technology committee
TTID
translator type identification
TTL
transistor-transistor-logic
TTLLS
schottky-clamped low power transistor-transistor logic
TTLS
schottky-clamped transistor-transistor logic
TTP
trail termination point
TTS
tariff time switch
TU
test unit
TUP
telephone user part
TV
televoting
TVS
televoting service
TWS
trunk work station
TX
- transmitter (unit)
or
- transmitter/transmission
TXA:SYPC
alarm transmitter for system panel control (module)

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TXAMOD
transceiver (transmit) antenna module
TXBP
transmitter bandpass
TXCB
transmitter combiner
TXCF
transmitter channel filter
TXCU
transmitter channel filter unit
TXF
transmitter filter
TXFIL
bandpass filter for transmit path
TXPA
transmitter power amplifier
TXPWR
transmit power
TXU
transmitter unit

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U
U-CSI
USSD-CSI
UART
universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter
UBEX
universal bus extender board
UBH
user buffer handling
UBL
unblocking message (ISDN-UP-message)
UC-ID
UTRAN cell identity
UDI
unrestricted digital information
UDP
user data/datagramm protocol
UDT
unitdata (SCCP-message)
UDTS
unit data service (SCCP-message)
UE
UMTS equipment
UEA
UMTS encryption algorithm
UEL
survey list
UG-CSI
USSD general CSI

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UGL
user guidelines
UI
- unnumbered information (frame)
or
- user interaction
UIA
UMTS integrity algorithm
UI-LTG
user-interaction LTG
UIAMCO
duplexer amplifier multi coupler
UIC
union international des chemins de fer
UID
user interaction dialog
UIO
user oriented input output
UL
uplink
Um
GSM Um interface (MS-BTS)
UMN
User Manual
UMS
UMTS management system
UMSC
UMTS mobile services switching center
UMTS
universal mobile telecommunication system

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UN
universal number
UNI
user to network interface
UNIX
UNX operating system
UP
user parts (UP), function-specific
UPCH
user packet channel
UPD
up to date
URI
uniform resource identifier
URL
uniform resource locator
USC
universal supervisory center
USIM
user services identity module (UMTS)
USR
user
USS(1)
user to user signaling service 1
USSD
unstructured supplementary service data
UTC
universal time coordinated
UTRAN
UMTS terrestrial radio access network

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UUI
user to user indication
UUS(1)
user-to-user signaling (service 1)
UUS1
user-to-user signaling service 1
UWC
universal wireless communication

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V
VAD
voice activity detection
VAL
value
VAS
value added service
VBR
variable bitrate
VBS
voice broadcast service
VC
virtual channel
VCC
virtual channel connection
VCI
virtual channel identifier
VCPU
virtual central processor unit
VCXO
voltage-controlled crystal oscillator
VDU
video display unit
VGCS
voice group call service
vGGSN
virtual GGSN
VID
vocoder identifier

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VLR
visitor location register
VHE
virtuell home environment
VLAN
virtual local area network
VLRISD
VLR ISDN number
VMC
voice mail center
VMS
voice mail system
VMSC
- visited MSC
or
- voice mail system center
VP
virtual path
VPI
virtual path identifier
VPLMN
visited PLMN
VPN
virtual private network
VPN-ID
VPN identifier
VROUT
virtual router

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VRF
- virtual routing and forwarding
or
- virtual route forwarder
VSN
volume serial number
VSWR
voltage standing wave ratio
VT
call processing
VT-CSI
visited MSC terminating CSI

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W
WAE
wireless aplication enviroment
WAN
wide area network
WAP
wireless application protocol
WARC
world administrative radio conference
WB
white book
WDP
wireless datagramm protocol
WDU
watchdog unit
WFC
Winchester/floppy disk controller
WLL
wireless local loop
WML
wireless markup language
WRED
weighted random early discard
WRR
weighted round robin
WS
work station
WSP
wireless session protocol

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WTA
wireless telephony applications
WTLS
wireless transport level security
WTP
wireless transaction protocol
WWW
world wide web

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X
X-T
X-terminal
X-DSL
digital subscriber line
xGSN
- SGSN
or
- GGSN
xGSN:MGR
Message handler manager for common 2 G and 3 G SGSN operations
xHTML
extensible HTML
XID
exchange identifiction
XML
extensible markup language
XRES
expected response
XUDT
extended unidata
XUDTS
extended unidata service

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Y
YATP
yet another tunnel protocol
YP
yellow pages

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Z
ZF
intermediate frequency
ZWR
regenerativ generator

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