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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

5G Terminologies & Acronyms

Here is the list of acronyms / terminologies related to 5G. You can find more details about these terminologies and the technology/concepts behinds these terminologies in the book "An Introduction to 5G Wireless Networks".

3GPPThird Generation Partnership Project
5G NG-RAN5G Next Generation Radio Access Networks
5G NR5G New Radio
5G PPP5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership
AFApplication Function
AMFAccess and Mobility Management Function
APIsApplication Programmers Interface
APNAccess Point Name
AR/VRAugmented Reality / Virtual Reality
AUSFAuthentication Server Function
AuCAuthentication Cache
BTSBase Transceiver Station
CDNContent Delivery Network
CDRCall Detail Records
CESConsumer Electronics Show
CGFCharging Gateway Function
CI/CDContinuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
CSFBCircuit Switched Fall Back
CUControl Unit
CoMPCoordinated Multi-point
DDOSDistributed Denial of Service
DNData Network
eNodeBEvolved Node B (Evolved Base Station)
EAPExtensible Authentication Protocol
EIREquipment Identity Register
EMSElement Management System
EPCEvolved Packet Core
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Fault Configuration Accounting Performance and Security Management
FCCFederal Communications Commission
GGSNGateway GPRS Support Node
GSMGlobal System for Mobile Communications
HLRHome Location Register
HSPAHigh Speed Packet Access
HSSHome Subscriber Server
IMSIP Multimedia Subsystem
IMSIInternational Mobile Subscriber Identity
IPInternet Protocol
IOTInternet of Things
LAALicensed Assisted Access
LADNLocal Area Data Network
LTELong Term Evolution
LTE-MLong Term Evolution for Machines
LoRaLong Range
MANOManagement and Network Orchestration
MECMobile Edge Computing
MIMOMultiple Input / Multiple Output
MMEMobility Management Entity
MSCMobile Switching Center
Mobile Station International Subscriber Directory Number
MVNOMobile Virtual Network Operator
NATNetwork Address Translation
NEFNetwork Exposure Function
NFVNetwork Functions Virtualization
NFVINetwork Functions Virtualization Infrastructure
NFVONetwork Functions Virtualization Orchestrator
NG-CoreNext Generation Core
NG-RANNext Generation Radio Access Network
NRFNetwork Repository Function
NSANon-Standalone Architecture
NSSFNetwork Slice Selection Function
NodeBBase Station in 3G Network
OAIOpen Air Interface
ONAPOpen Network Automation Platform
OSAOpenAirInterface Software Alliance
OTTOver the Top
PCEFPolicy and Charging Enforcement Function
PCFPolicy Control Function
PCRFPolicy and Charging Rules Function
PGWPacket Data Networks Gateway
PPFPacket Processing Function
RANRadio Access Network
RNISRadio Network Information Service
RNSRadio Network Subsystem
RRHRemote Radio Head
SAStandalone Architecture
SBAService Based Architecture
SEAFSecurity Anchor Function
SFCService Functions Chaining
SGSNServing GPRS Support Node
SGWServing Gateway
SIPSession Initiation Protocol
SLAService Level Agreement
SMFSession Management Function
SRIOVSingle Root Input Output Virtualization
TEETrusted Executive Environment
UDMUnified Data Management
UEUser Equipment
UMTSUniversal Mobile Telecommunications Service
UTRANUMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network
UPFUser Plane Function
URLLCUltra-reliable Low-Latency Communication
V2XVehicle to Everything
VIMVirtual Infrastructure Manager
VNFVirtual Network Function
VNFMVirtual Network Function Manager
VoLTEVoice over LTE
VoWiFiVoice over WiFi
WAFWeb Application Firewall
WHOWorld Health Organization
eMBBEnhanced Mobile Broadband
eNBEvolved Node B (Evolved Base Station)
gNBLogical 5G radio node
mMTCMassive Machine Type Communications
Next Generation Evolved Node B (Next Generation Evolved Base Station)
vEPCVirtualized Evolved Packet Core
vRANVirtualized Radio Access Networks

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