Telecom Abbreviations

Here's a list of abbreviations related to the Telecom terminology and jargon:



#Number Sign, Octothorpe; Special Function Key
*Star, special function key
1000BASE-T1000 Megabits per Second, Baseband, Twisted Pair
100BASE-T100 Megabits per second, Baseband, Twisted pair
100BASE-T2100 Megabits per Second, Baseband, Two-pair Category 3 UTP cables
100BASE-T4100 Megabits per Second, Baseband, Four-pair Category 3 UTP cables
100VG100 Voice Grade (IEEE 802.12 AnyLAN Standard)
10BASE-T10 Megabits per second, Baseband, Twisted pair
1BTSPSNumber 1B Traffic Service Position System
1FBSingle line, Flat Business rate
1FLOne Flat Line
2GSecond Generation
2GSecond-generation mobile telephone system
2WTwo Wire
3GThird Generation (mobile communication system)
3G3rd Generation
3G HSPAThird-Generation High-Speed Packet Access
3GIPThird Generation Internet Protocol
3GPPThird Generation Partnership Project
3GSMThird-generation Global System for Mobile (communications)
3RNGRThree Ringer
3WCThree Way Calling
3WOThird Wire Open
4 GIG4 Giga Intellectual Gadget
4GFourth Generation