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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 "APN"?

The APN is the name for the access point of data connections for GPRS/EDGE/UMTS in the form of a web address. The APN is typically provided by a wireless carrier for connections to their data connections.

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