CDMA terminology

  • 1x – See 1xRTT
  • 1xEV-DO – cdma2000 Evolution, Data Optimized
  • 1xRTT – cdma2000 Radio Transmission Technology
  • 2G Authentication – See CAVE-based Authentication
  • 3G_Authentication – See AKA
  • 3GPP2 – Third Generation Partnership Project 2
  • A12 Authentication
  • AAA – Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
  • AC – Authentication Center – See CAVE-based Authentication
  • Access Authentication
  • Acquisition_Table – See PRL
  • Active Pilot – base station(s) currently serving a call. A base station usually has 3 pilot numbers. Also See PN Offset.
  • AKA – Authentication and Key Agreement
  • A-key – Authentication Key – See CAVE-based Authentication
  • AMPS – Advanced Mobile Phone System
  • AN – Access Network
  • ANI – Automatic Number Identification
  • ANID – Access Network Identifiers
  • ANSI – American National Standards Institute
  • ANSI-41 – See IS-41
  • ARP – Authorized Receipt Point
  • ARPU – Average Revenue Per User
  • AT – Access Terminal
  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Automatic Call Delivery
  • Automatic Roaming
  • Autonomous Registration
  • Band
  • Bandclass
  • BID – Billing Identification
  • Bilateral Roaming
  • BILLID – BillingID
  • Border System
  • Call Disconnect
  • Caller ID
  • Call Release
  • Call termination
  • Carrier
  • CAVE – Cellular Authentication and Voice Encryption
  • CAVE-based Authentication
  • CDG – CDMA Development Group
  • CDMA – Code Division Multiple Access
  • CDR – Call Detail Record
  • Cell site
  • CIBER – Cellular Intercarrier Billing Exchange Roamer
  • Cibernet
  • CHAP – Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol aka (HDR – Hight Data Rate)
  • Clearing
  • Clearinghouse[disambiguation needed]
  • CLI – Calling Line Identification – See Caller ID
  • CLIP – Calling Line Identification Presentation – See Caller ID
  • CLLI – Common Language Location Identifier
  • Clone
  • Closed PRL – See PRL
  • CoA – Care-of-Address – See Mobile IP
  • CND – Caller Number Display – See Caller ID
  • CNID – Calling Number Identification – See Caller ID
  • CRX – CDMA Packet Data Roaming Exchange
  • CSCF – Call Session Control Function – See IMS
  • CTIA – Cellular Telecom. & Internet Association
  • D-AMPS – Digital Analog Mobile Phone Service
  • DES – Data Encryption Standard
  • Diameter
  • DO – See 1xEV-DO
  • DRRR – Direct Routing for Roamer to Roamer
  • Dual mode handset
  • eHRPD – Enhanced HRPD
  • EDI – Electronic Data Interchange
  • EDT – Electronic Data Transfer
  • Encryption
  • Enhanced PRL
  • ERI – Enhanced Roaming Indicator – See Roaming Indicator
  • ESA – Enhanced Subscriber Authentication – See AKA
  • ESN – Electronic Serial Number
  • ESPM – Extended System Parameters Message
  • EV-DO – See 1xEV-DO
  • FA – Foreign Agent – See Mobile IP
  • FCC – U.S. Federal Communications Commission
  • Financial Settlement
  • FOTA – Firmware Over-the-Air – See OTA
  • Frequency Block
  • Global Challenge – See CAVE-based Authentication
  • Global Title
  • GTT – Global Title Translation
  • HA – Home Agent – See Mobile IP
  • Handoff (data)
  • Handoff (voice)
  • HLR – Home Location Register
  • Home Address – See Mobile IP
  • Home System
  • HNI – Home Network Identifier – See IMSI
  • Home SID/NID List
  • HRPD – High Rate Packet Data – See 1xEV-DO
  • HRPD Session
  • HSS – Home Subscriber Server – See IMS
  • Hybrid Device
  • IETF – Internet Engineering Task Force
  • IFAST – International Forum on ANSI-41 Standards Technology
  • IIF – Interworking and Interoperability Function
  • IMS – IP Multimedia Subsystem
  • IMSI – International Mobile Subscriber Identity
  • IMSI 11 12 – Same as MNC (Mobile Network Code)
  • IMSI S – Short IMSI, Mobile Identification Number
  • Inbound Roamer
  • Industry Organizations
  • INF – Industry Negative File
  • Interconnection
  • Inter-standard Roaming
  • IRM – International roaming MIN
  • IS-2000 – Superseded by TIA-2000
  • IS-41 – Superseded by TIA-41
  • IS-835
  • IS-856 – Superseded by TIA-856
  • IS-95
  • ISG – International Signaling Gateway
  • ISUP – Integrated Services User Part
  • ITU – International Telecommunications Union
  • J-STD-038
  • Key
  • L2TP – Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
  • LAC – L2TP Access Concentrator – See L2TP
  • Line Range
  • LNS – L2TP Network Server – See L2TP
  • MABEL – Major Account Billing Exchange Logistical
  • Main Service Instance – See Service Instance
  • MAP – Mobile Application Part – See TIA-41
  • MBI – MIN Block Identifier
  • MC – Message Center – See SMS
  • MCC – Mobile Country Code
  • MDN – Mobile Directory Number
  • ME – Mobile Equipment
  • MEID – Mobile Equipment Identifier
  • MIN – Mobile Identification Number
  • MIP – Mobile IP – See Mobile IP
  • MMD – Multimedia Domain
  • MMS – Multimedia Messaging Service
  • MN – Mobile Node
  • MNC – Mobile Network Code
  • MN ID – Mobile Node Identifier – See A12 Authentication
  • Mobile IP
  • MS – Mobile Station
  • MSC – Mobile Switching Center
  • MSCID – Mobile Switching Center Identification
  • MSCIN – MSC Identification Number
  • MSID – Mobile Station Identity
  • MSIN – Mobile Subscription Identification Number, same as MIN
  • MSL – Master Subsidy Lock
  • MTSO – Mobile Telephone Switching Office – See MSC
  • Multi-Band Handset
  • Multi-Mode Handset
  • NAI – Network Access Identifier
  • NAM – Number Assignment Module
  • NANP – North American Numbering Plan
  • Negative System – See PRL
  • Net Settlement
  • NID – Network Identification Number
  • NMSI – National Mobile Station Identity
  • NMSID – National Mobile Station IDentity, Same as NMSI
  • NPA-NXX – See NANP
  • OMA – Open Mobile Alliance
  • Open PRL – See PRL
  • OTAPA – Over The Air Parameter Administration
  • OTASP – Over The Air Service Provisioning
  • OTA – Over-The-Air Programming
  • Outbound Roamer
  • PAP – Password Authentication Protocol
  • Packet Data Service
  • Packet Data Service Option
  • Packet Data Session
  • PCS – Personal Communications Services
  • PDSN – packet data serving node
  • Permissive Mode – See PRL
  • PIN – Personal Identification Number – See RVR
  • Plus Code Dialing
  • PN Offset – Identifies a base station. As base station usually has 3 pilot numbers. Also See Active Pilot.
  • Point of Attachment – See Mobile IP
  • PPP – Point-to-Point Protocol
  • PPP Service Instance – See Service Instance
  • PPP Session – Point-to-Point Protocol Session
  • Preferred System – See PRL
  • PRL – Preferred Roaming List
  • Profiling
  • PUZL – Preferred User Zone List
  • PZID – Packet Zone Identification
  • RADIUS – Remote Authentication Dial In User Service
  • RADIUS Server – See AAA
  • RAN – Radio Access Network – See AN
  • Restrictive Mode – See PRL
  • RFC – Request For Comments
  • RN – Radio Network – See AN
  • RoamEx
  • Roaming
  • Roaming Agreement
  • Roaming Indicator
  • RSP – Roaming Service Provider
  • RUIM – Removable User Identity Module
  • RVR – Roamer Verification and Reinstatement
  • Sector ID
  • Service Instance
  • Service Option
  • Serving System
  • SID – System ID
  • SID/NID Lockout List
  • SIP – Session Initiation Protocol
  • SMS – Short Message Service
  • SMSC – Short Message Service Centre – See SMS
  • Soft Handoff
  • SO33 – Service Option 33 – See Service Option
  • SO59 – Service Option 59 – See Service Option
  • SPC – Service Programming Code, same as MSL (Master Subsidy Lock)
  • SPASM – Subscriber Parameter Administration Security Mechanism
  • SPC – Service Programming Code
  • Subnet ID
  • Supplementary Services
  • SSPR – System Selection for Preferred Roaming
  • System table – See PRL
  • TDS – Technical Data Sheet
  • Telcordia
  • TIA – Telecommunications Industry Association
  • TIA-2000
  • TIA-41 – Cellular Radio-Telecommunications Intersystem Operations
  • TIA-856
  • TIA-878
  • TLDN – Temporary Local Directory Number
  • TMSI – Temporary Mobile Station Identity
  • Triple DES – Triple Data Encryption Standard
  • Trading Partner Agreements
  • UDR – Usage Data Records
  • UIM – User Identity Module – See RUIM
  • UIMID – UIM Identifier – See RUIM
  • Unique Challenge – See CAVE-based Authentication
  • Verification – See RVR
  • Visited System
  • VLR – Visitor Location Register
  • WIN – Wireless Intelligent Network
  • WCDMA – Wideband Code Division Multiple Access
  • X0 Records – See CIBER
  • X2 Records – See CIBER
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