3G (third generation)mobile telephony gives
you high-speed access (up to 2mb/s). This may enable live pictures, camera
etc. on your phone. Preceding 3G is analogue (1G). Then came GSM (2G).
Currently GSM is now tested with GPRS(a "light version" of 3G.)
Advanced Intelligent Networks
|AMPS (Advanced Mobile
A standard for analogue mobile systems. Used
in North America, Latin America, Australia and parts of Russia and Asia.
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Serverside scripting technology to make
interactive web pages. Based on VBScript.
Advanced Time Division Multiple Access
1 byte = 8 bits. A byte is the smallest
directly addressable memory unit in modern computers.
Measures the data-carrying capacity of a
communications channel. Usually measured in bits per second(bps).
The central radio transmitter/receiver that
maintains communications with a mobile telephone. Most countries require
several hundred base stations, in order to give approximated full coverage
for mobile subscribers.
|Base Transceiver Station
The network base station that talks to the
Get the name from the Danish king Harald 1
Bluetooth who reigned from 940-985 A.D. .A radio technology built around a
new chip that makes it possible to transmit signals over short distances
between computers and handheld devices without the use of wires.
Bits per second
Base Station Controller
A WML card must exist inside a WML deck
containing one or more cards.
|CDMA (Code Division
A technology for digital transmission of
radio signals between, for example, a mobile telephone and a base station.
The system uses the same frequency to allow multiple conversations. Each
conversation is cut into snippets and then remodulated in reassembled in
the other end.
Caller Line Identity Presentation
Caller Line Identity Restriction
The channel the phone and cell base station
first communicate on.
|D-AMPS (Digital Advanced
Mobile Phone System)
Earlier designation of American standard for
digital mobile telephony used primarily in America, Australia and parts of
Russia and Asia.