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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 "OTA"?

OTA, or "over the air", is a term often use to refer to services that can be accessed on a phone without the need for a USB cable or a local Bluetooth connection. It is often associated with firmware updates and personal information synchronization.

Also known as: "over the air"

See Also: firmware

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