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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 "IP"?

IP is the the protocol used in most publicly accessible networks today. It was developed for use on the internet, which forms the basis for its name: Internet Protocol. Connections that mobile devices make to GPRS, 3G, or similar data networks are made using IP.

Also known as: "Internet Protocol"

See Also: GPRS, 3G

Referred to by: VOIP

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