3G3rd Generation
3.5G3.5th Generation
3GPP3rd Generation Partnership Project
4G4th Generation
AAAAuthentication, Authorization and Accounting
ACLRAdjacent Channel Leakage Ratio
ACSAdjacent Channel Selectivity
aGWAccess Gateway
AMAcknowledge Mode
AMCAdaptive Modulation and Coding
ARQAutomatic Repeat Request
ASAccess Stratum
ASN.1Abstract Syntax Notation One
ASSPApplication Specific Standard Product
BBERFBearer Binding and Event Reporting Function
BCCHBroadcast Control Channel
BCHBroadcast Channel
BERBasic Encoding Rules
BERBit Error Rate
BSBase Station
CCCHCommon Control Channel
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CELL_DCHCell Dedicated Channel
CNCore Network
CPCyclic Prefix
CPUCentral Processing Unit
C-planeControl Plane
CPRICommon Public Radio Interface
CQIChannel Quality Indicator
CRCCyclic Redundancy Check
C-RNTICell Radio Network Temporary Identifier
CS-CNCircuit Switch Core Network
DCCHDedicated Control Channel
DL-SCHDownlink Shared Channel
DRXDiscontinuous Reception
DSPDigital Signal Processor
DTCHDedicated Traffic Channel
DTXDiscontinuous Transmission
DUTDevice Under Test
EPCEvolved Packet Core
ePDGEvolved Packet Data Gateway
EPSEvolved Packet Service
EVMError Vector Magnitude
FDDFrequency Division Duplex
FPGAField Programmable Gate Array
GbEGigabit Ethernet
GERANGSM EDGE Radio Access Network
GSMGlobal System for Mobile communication
HSSHome Subscriber Server
HSDPAHigh Speed Downlink Packet Access
HPCRFHome Policy and Charging Rules Function
HSPAHigh Speed Packet Access
HSUPAHigh Speed Uplink Packet Access
IEInformation Element
IMSIP Multimedia Subsystem
IPInternet Protocol
LTELong Term Evolution
MACMedium Access Control
MACMedia Access Control
MBMSMultimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
MCCHMulticast Control Channel
MCHMulticast Channel
MCHMicro-TCA Connection Handler
MIBMaster Information Block
MIMOMultiple Input Multiple Output
MMEMobile Management Entity
MSCMobile Switching Center
MTCHMBMS Traffic Channel
NASNon Access Stratum
OBSAIOpen Base Station Architecture Initiative
OFDMOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
OFDMAOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access
O&MOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
OFDMAOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access
PBCHPhysical Broadcast Channel
PBRPrioritized bit rate
PCCHPaging Control Channel
PCEFPolicy and Charging Enforcement Function
PCFICHPhysical Control Format Indicator Channel
PCHPaging Channel
PCRFPolicy and Charging Rules Function
PDCPPacket Data Convergence Protocol
PDCCHPhysical Downlink Control Channel
PDSCHPhysical Downlink Shared Channel
PDUProtocol Data Unit
PDNPacket Data Network
P-GWPDN Gateway
PERPacked Encoding Rules
PERPacket Error Rate
PHICHPhysical HARQ Indicator Channel
PHYPhysical Layer
PICMGPCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group
PLMNPublic Land Mobile Network
P-SSPrimary Synchronization Signal
PUCCHPhysical Downlink Common Channel
PUSCHPhysical Uplink Shared Channel
PRACHPhysical Random Access Channel
PS-CNPacket Switch Core Network
QAQuality Assurance
QAMQuadrature Amplitude Modulation
QoSQuality of Service
R99Release 99
RACHRandom Access Channel
RATRadio Access Technology
RBRadio Bearer
RFRadio Frequency
RLCRadio Link Control
ROHCRObust Header Compression
RNCRadio Network Controller
RNSRadio Network System
RRCRadio Resource Control
RRMRadio Resource Management
S1Interface between eNB and aGW
S1APS1 Application Protocol
S1-CS1-Control plane
S1-US1-User plane
SASignal Analyzer
SAESystem Architecture Evolution
SBRSignaling Radio Bearer
SC-FDMASingle Carrier Frequency Division Multiple Access
SCHSynchronization Signal
SCTPStream Control Transmission Protocol
SFNSystem Frame Number
SGSignal Generator
S-GWServing Gateway
SGSNServing GPRS Support Node
SIBSystem Information Block
SISOSingle Input Single Output
SDMASpatial Division Multiple Access
SDUService Data Unit
SPRSubscription Profile Repository
SPSSemi-Persistent Scheduling
SRScheduling Request
sRIOSerial Rapid I/O
S-SSSecondary Synchronization Signal
TCPTransmission Control Protocol
TMTransparent Mode
TTITransmission Time Interval
UCIUplink Control Information
UEUser Equipment
UMTSUniversal Mobile Telecommunication System
U-planeUser plane
UL-SCHUplink Shared Channel
UTRAUniversal Terrestrial Radio Access
UTRANUniversal Terrestrial Radio Access Network
VLRVisitor Location Register
VPCRFVisited Policy and Charging Rules Function
WLANWireless Local Area Network
WiMAXWireless Interface for Microwave Access
X2Interface between eNBs
X2-CX2-Control plane
X2-UX2-User plane