Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.
The 3GPP is a standards body that works within the scope of the ITU to develop 3rd (and future) generation wireless technologies that build upon the base provided by GSM. The group is responsible for the UMTS standard, as well as HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, and LTE.
Also known as: "3rd Generation Partnership Project"
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