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2600 MHz base station
A base station using 2600 MHz frequency

2.3 GHz 4G
Fourth generation mobile network using 2300 MHz frequency

2G
Second generation mobile network (GSM)

3G
Third generation mobile network (UMTS)

3GPP
Global standardisation organisation

3GPP compliant
Global standard compliant

3.5 GHz frequency
3500 Mhz frequency

4G
Fourth generation mobile network

4G EPC
Fourth generation mobile network Core element

4G LTE
Fourth generation mobile network

4G NGC
Fourth generation mobile network using fifth generation mobile network Core element

5G
Fifth generation mobile network

5G Core network
Fifth generation mobile network central functionality

5GC SA
Fifth generation mobile Core element Standalone

5GLAN
Mobile network to be part of fixed local area network

5G Mobile Core
Fifth generation mobile network central functionality

5G Network
Fifth generation mobile network

5GNC
Fifth generation mobile network Core element

5G gNB
Fifth generation mobile network base station

5G Private Network
Fifth generation mobile network used by private organizations only for its own needs

5NC
Fifth generation mobile network Core element

6G
Sixth generation mobile network

A

AGV
Automated Guided Vehicle

AI
Artificial Intelligence

AMF
Access and mobility management function

API
Application Programming Interface

Autonomous logistic devices
Autonomous cars, drones, vessels, delivery carts

AUSF
Authentication server function

AV
Audio Video

B

B5G network
Beyond 5G towards 6G

Base station
Radio unit that connect mobile stations to the mobile network

Bluetooth
Standard interface that is used to connect devices near by

BMSC
Broadcast Multimedia Service Center for media multicast over mobile networks

BYOD
Bring Your Own Device

C

CAPEX
Capital expenditure

CAT-M
Category M cable

CBRS
Citizens Broadband Radio Service

CDMA
Code-division Multiple Access

CNW
Cumucore Network Wizard

CIoT
Cellular IoT, optimization for IoT traffic

Coordinated frequencies
Radio frequencies that are given by regulator to certain user

COW
Cell On Whels

D

DB
Data Base

DN (Data Network)
Internet / Intranet

DPI
Deep Packet Inspection

E

eMBMS
Evolved Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Services

eNB
Fourth generation base station

eNodeB
Fourth generation basestation

eSIM
Embedded subscriber identification module

G

GMLC
Gateway Mobile Location Centre

gNB
Fifth generation base station

GSM
Second generation mobile network standard

eSIM
Embedded subscriber identification module

H

HSS
Home Subscriber Server

HW
Hardware

I

Industry 4.0
Full automated factory / industry location like harbor

IoT
Internet of Things

IoT Network Slicing
Internet of Things using a virtualized part of 5G network

IT
Information Technology

L

LAN
Local area network

LAN Private
Closed Local Area Network

LSA
Licensed Shared Access

LTE
Fourth generation mobile network

LTE Core
Fourth generation mobile network central functionality

LTE Network
Fourth generation mobile network

LTE Packet Core
Fourth generation mobile network central functionality

Low Latency
Short delay

M

MBMS-GW
Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Services gateway

MEC
Multi-Access Edge Computing

Media Broadcast
Broadcasting from one to many same content

Media Server
Computer hosting media content

Media Service Optimizer
Service that optimizes media content quality to the used capacity

Micro-service
Independent SW program

MME
Mobile Management Entity

mmWave
Millimeter radio frequency

Mobile Backhaul
Connecting base stations to the core

Mobile cloud system
Cloud that host software needed to run mobile network

Mobile network slicer
Functionality to generate virtual networks

Mobile operator
Company providing mobile network service to consumers

Multi-access Edge Computing
Computer capacity distributed to the edge of mobile network

MVNOs
Mobile network operator that does not own the mobile network

N

NB-IoT
Small capacity network built to serve sensors and control switches

NC (Cumucore NC)
Fifth generation mobile network central element

NEF
Network Exposer Function that is used to connect 5G to be part of other networks

Network Slicing
Mechanism to deliver several virtual networks from one physical network

Network Slicing Manager
Software to control virtual network creation and operations

Next Generation IoT
Next generation internet of Things

Next Generation Internet
New Internet protocol

NFV
Network Function Virtualization

NGC
Fifth generation mobile network core element

NGMN
Fifth generation mobile network

NPN (Non Public Network)
Fifth generation mobile network used by private organizations only for its own needs

NRF
Repository where network functions registered themselves in 5G network

NSA
Combination of 4G and 5G networks

NSSF
Function that defines network slices

NWDAF
Function that provides network analytics

O

Open Source
Software that is not owned by individual

OEM
Source who has original manufactured equipment

OpenRAN
A radio device where analog part and signal processing is connected to each other over standardized interface

OPEX
Operational expenditure

OS
Operating system

P

Packet Core Software
Software used in the mobile network core

PCEF
Policy controller used in fixed networks

PCF
Policy controller used in 5G networks

P-GW
Traffic router in 4G networks

PLMN
Public network identifier

Private Network
Fifth generation mobile network used by private organizations only for its own needs

Private Mobile Network
Fifth generation mobile network used by private organizations only for its own needs

PSCR
Public Safety research organization

Q

QoS
Quality of Service

R

Radio Network
Part of network that connect mobile devices to the network

RAN (VPN to RAN)
Part of network that connect mobile devices to the network

RF
Radio frequency

S

SA
5G network with 4G network

SA 5G
5G network with 4G network

SA 5G Mobile Core
5G network central functionality

SBA
Service Based Architecture

SCF
Service Capability Feature

SDN
Software Defined Network, network that can be changed remotely

SDN Manager
Software that controls Software Defined Network

SDN Mobile Backhaul
Software defined network that is used to connect base stations to core in mobile network

SIM
Card that you put in your phone, this identifies your phone

SRT
Station Ringing Transfer

T

Terahertz Link
Very high frequency radio

THz front haul
Very high frequency radio to be used in RAN connecting its parts together

TSN
Time Sensitive Network, used to synchronize different equipment

TSN-LAN
Time Sensitive Network in fixed network

U

UDM
Unified Data Management

UL
Up Link, direction when mobile equipment transmits and base station receives

Ultra Low Delay
Very short delay, typically milliseconds

UPF
User Plane Functionality, router to transmit data

V

VC
Venture Capitalist

vEPC
4G core that is running on Cloud

VPN
Virtual Private Network

W

WCDMA
Wideband Code-division Multiple Access, used in 3G

WiFi
Wireless Fixed network

WLAN
Wireless Local Area Network

WLAN AP
Wireless Local Area Network base station that connect mobile equipment to Internet

The 3GPP compliant software
that meets the communication requirements
of all Industry Verticals

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