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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.

What is "HSUPA"?

HSUPA stands for high-speed uplink packet access, and is an upgrade to UMTS that allows for uplink connections as fast as 5.76Mbps. HSUPA is similar to EV-DO Rev A in that it can be added to existing networks to increase upload speeds from compatible devices.

Also known as: "High-Speed Uplink Packet Access"

See Also: UMTS, uplink, Mbps, EV-DO Rev A

Referred to by: 3GPP, HSDPA, HSPA, LTE

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