Glossary terms beginning with 0-9

1G

Also known as: First Generation 1G (First Generation) is the name given to the first generation of mobile telephone networks. These systems used analogue circuit-switched technology, with FDMA (Frequency Division Multiple Access), and worked mainly in…

2.5G

Also known as: Second Generation Enhanced 2.5G (Second Generation Enhanced) is a generic term used to refer to a standard of wireless mobile telephone networks that lies somewhere between 2G and 3G. The development of 2.5G…

2G

Also known as: Second Generation 2G (Second Generation) is the generic term used to refer to the second generation of wireless mobile telephone networks, which were the first to feature purely digital technology. As demands for…

3 Way Calling

Also known as: Conference Call 3-Way Calling (Conference Call) is a network facility that enables three or more parties to be connected together in a conference call, so that they may all speak and listen simultaneously….

3G

Also known as: Third Generation 3G (Third Generation) is a generic term used to refer to the latest standard of wireless mobile telephone networks. Third Generation phones are capable of the high data rates, wide bandwidth…

3GP video

3GP is a simplified version of the MPEG-4 Part 14 MP4 container format designed to decrease storage and bandwidth requirements in order to accommodate mobile phones It stores video streams as...

802.11

802 11 is a set of IEEE standards for wireless local area networks WLAN The most common variant is 802 11g which is backwards compatible with the older B variant 802 11g devices are sometimes...