LTE Glossary

Term Description
3GPP 3rd Generation Partnership Project
3GPP2 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2
ARIB Association of Radio Industries and Businesses
ATIS Alliance for Telecommunication Industry Solutions
AWS Advanced Wireless Services
CAPEX Capital Expenditure
CCSA China Communications Standards Association
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
CDMA2000 Code Division Multiple Access 2000
DAB Digital Audio Broadcast
DSL Digital Subscriber Line
DVB Digital Video Broadcast
eHSPA evolved High Speed Packet Access
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute
FDD Frequency Division Duplex
FWT Fixed Wireless Terminal
GSM Global System for Mobile communication
HSPA High Speed Packet Access
HSS Home Subscriber Server
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IPTV Internet Protocol Television
LTE Long Term Evolution
MBMS Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
MIMO Multiple Input Multiple Output
MME Mobility Management Entity
NGMN Next Generation Mobile Networks
OFDM Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
OPEX Operational Expenditure
PAPR Peak to Average Power Ratio
PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
PCRF Policing and Charging Rules Function
PDSN Packet Data Serving Node
PS Packet Switched
QoS Quality of Service
RAN Radio Access Network
SAE System Architecture Evolution
SC-FDMA Single Carrier Frequency Division Multiple Access
SGSN Serving GPRS Support Node
TDD Time Division Duplex
TTA Telecommunications Technology Association
TTC Telecommunication Technology Committee
TTI Transmission Time Interval
UTRA Universal Terrestrial Radio Access
UTRAN Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network
WCDMA Wideband Code Division Multiple Access
WLAN Wireless Local Area Network