Glossary terms beginning with E

EDGE

Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE), Enhanced GPRS (EGPRS), or IMT Single Carrier (IMT-SC) is a backward-compatible digital mobile phone technology that allows improved data transmission rates, as an extension on top of standard GSM….

emote

Also known as: Smiley, emoticon A smiley-or emoticon-is a set of symbols and letters that look like a human face turned on its side when put next to each other. The most basic smiley is a…

emoticon

Also known as: Smiley, emote A smiley-or emoticon-is a set of symbols and letters that look like a human face turned on its side when put next to each other. The most basic smiley is a…

EMS

Also known as: Enhanced Messaging Service EMS (Enhanced Messaging Service) is an improved message system for GSM mobile phones, which was developed by 3GPP from the basic SMS text messaging of the 2G networks….

Encryption

Encryption is a method of transforming data for security reasons, so that the meaning of the data is concealed. There are several methods that can be used for encryption or coding, such as the use of…

Enhanced Messaging Service

Also known as: EMS EMS (Enhanced Messaging Service) is an improved message system for GSM mobile phones, which was developed by 3GPP from the basic SMS text messaging of the 2G networks. With an…

ESTN

ESTN is the abbreviation of Electron Spin Transient Nutation. …

ETSI

Also known as: European Telecommunications Standards Institute ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) is an independant non-commercial organisation created in 1988 that specialises in telecommuncations standards. ETSI has helped finalise many specifications including UMTS, TETRA and DECT,…

European Telecommunications Standards Institute

Also known as: ETSI ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) is an independant non-commercial organisation created in 1988 that specialises in telecommuncations standards. ETSI has helped finalise many specifications including UMTS, TETRA and DECT, and does a…

Extensible Markup Language

Also known as: XML Extensible Markup Language, or XML, is a language used to describe and structure data. Its predecessor, SGML, is much more diverse, but is too complex for general usage; as a result, a…