List of Telecom Technology Full Forms & Definitions

Presenting the definitions and full Forms of telecom technology and services in the industry, Find the required from the list in the form of telecom abbreviations dictionary

What is a Video call?

  • When you talk to some body over phone and are able to see the person at other end on the screen of your phone then it is called a video call.

What is USIM ?

  • USIM stands for Universal Subscriber Identification Module which issues to customer to provide high speed data and calling services on 2G / 3G /4G networks

What is 3G?

  • 3G is the next generation of mobile communications systems. It enhances the services such as multimedia, high speed mobile broadband, internet access with the ability to view video footage on your mobile handset.
  • With a 3G phone and access to the 3G network you can make video calls, watch live TV, access the high speed internet, receive emails and download music tracks, as well as the usual voice call and messaging services found on a mobile phone, like person to person video, live streaming, downloadable video of entertainment, news, current affairs and sport content and video messaging.

Full Forms of Telecom Technology

ItemFull Form
UMTSUniversal Mobile Telecommunication System
SIMSubscriber Identity Module
USIMUniversal Subscriber Identity Module
URAUser Registration Area
URANUMTS Radio Access Network
URIUniform Resource Identifier
URLUniform Resource Locator
USCUE Service Capabilities
USCHUplink Shared Channel
USIMUniversal Subscriber Identity Module
USSDUnstructured Supplementary Service Data
UTUniversal Time
UTRAUniversal Terrestrial Radio Access
UTRANUniversal Terrestrial Radio Access Network
UUIUser-to-User Information
UUSUser-to-User Signalling
VASPValue Added Service Provider
VBRVariable Bit Rate
VBSVoice Broadcast Service
VCVirtual Circuit
VGCSVoice Group Call Service
VHEVirtual Home Environment
VoIPVoice Over IP

Evaluation Of Mobile Technology and Generation Speed

ServiceTechnology SymbolDescriptionMinimum Speed
2GGGPRS (General Packet Radio Service)14.4 Kbps
2.5GEEDGE (E)125 Kbps
3GH (HSDPA)Data Voice High Speed Downlink Packet Access3.4 Mbps
4GLTEVery High Data Speed7.6 Mbps

BSNL Regularly Used Abbreviated Codes – BSNL Terminology

The following are the some of the abbreviations in Telecom and Wireless Industry which are to be used in regular throughout the telephone industry and the acronyms and abbreviations in this Telecom Industry can seem complicated.

The informational process in telecom industry has speed up, and the growth in overall market scale of IT applications in telecom industry moving rapidly, and here we are presenting some of the abbreviated codes of Terminology of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited with full abbreviation which is used in regular as follows.

  • ABF – Amount Billed For
  • ADC – Access Deficit Charges
  • ADSL – Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  • AGR – Adjusted Gross Revenue
  • ARE – Annual Recouring Expenditure
  • ARPU – Average Revenue Per Unit / User
  • ASCII – American Standard Code for Information Interchange (8Bit code- Seven Bits plus parity)
  • ASIC – Application Specific Integrated Circuit – Pronounced a Sick
  • ATM – Asynchronous Transfer Mode / Automated Teller Machine
  • ATN – Action Taken Note
  • BCCS – Billing and Customer Care Sub-system
  • BINARY – Ones and Zeroes (1 on and 0 off)
  • BIOS – Basic Input Output System
  • BRAS – Broadband Remote Access Service
  • BSC – Base Station Controller
  • BSNL – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • BSS – Base Station Sub-System
  • BTS – Base Transceiver Station
  • BYTE – A Group of Eight Binary Digits
  • CDMA – Code Division Multiple Access
  • CDR – Call Detail Record
  • CDR – Call Data Records
  • CGCA – Cellular Geographic Coverage Area
  • CLI – Calling Line Identification
  • CLIP – Calling Line Identity Provider
  • CLIR – Calling Line Identification Restriction
  • CMR – Closing Meter Reading
  • CMTN – Cellular Mobile Telephone Network
  • CPM – Critical Path Method / Critical Path Analysis Method
  • CRM – Customer Relative Module
  • CUG – Closed User Group
  • DAA – Director of Audit and Accounts
  • DAP – Draft Audit Para
  • DEL – Direct Exchange Line
  • DGS&D – Director General of Supply & Disposal
  • DLC – Digital Loop Carrier
  • DOT  – Department of Telecommunication
  • DP – Distribution Point
  • DSL – Digital Subscriber Line
  • DSR – Delhi Schedule Rates
  • DXC – Digital Cross Connect
  • ECS – Electronic Clearing System
  • EDGE – Enhanced Data (Rates) for Global Evolution
  • EFT – Electronic Fund Transfer
  • EPS – Earning Per Share
  • ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning
  • FDMA – Frequency Division Multiple Access
  • FLPP – Fixed Line Prepaid Card
  • FPMS – Field Level Performance Management System
  • FSTR – Financial Stock Taking Report
  • FWT – Fixed Wireless Terminal
  • GAAP – Generally Accepted Accounting Principle
  • GDP – Growth Domestic Product
  • GHz – Gigahertz
  • GMCS – Global Mobile Communication by Satellite
  • GMSCS – Global Mobile Satellite Communication System
  • GMSCS – Gateway Mobile Services Switching Center
  • GMSS – Global Mobile Satellite System
  • GPRS – General Packed Radio Service
  • GSM – Global System for Mobile Communications
  • HMM – Half Margin Memo
  • HTML – Hyper Text Mark-up Language
  • IBTMS – Inter Branch Transaction Management System
  • ICP – Inter Connect Partners
  • IFWT – Integrated Fixed Wireless Terminal
  • ILD – International Long Distance
  • IMEI – Internation Mobile Equipment Identity
  • IMPCS – Indian Mobile Personal Communication Service
  • IMSI – International Mobile Subscriber Identity
  • INMARSAT – International Maritime Satellite Organization
  • IPLC – International Principle Leased Circuits
  • ISD – International Subscriber Dialing
  • ISDN – Integrated Services Digital Network
  • ISP – Internet Service Provider
  • ISTD – International Subscriber Trunk Dialing
  • ITA – Indian Telegraph Act
  • ITS – Indian Telecom Service
  • IUC – Interconnect Usage Charges
  • IVRS – Interactive Voice Response System
  • K Bps – Kilobites Per Second
  • Kbps – Kilobits Per Second
  • LAN – Local Area Network
  • LDCC – Long Distance Charging Center
  • LER – Lable Edge Routers
  • LES – Land Earth Station
  • LSP – Lable Switching Path
  • LSR – Lable Switch Router
  • M Bps – Megabites Per Second
  • MARR – Multi Access Radio Relay Technology
  • Mbps – Megabits Per Second
  • MCU – Metered Call Units
  • MCUS – Measured Call Unit Service
  • MICR – Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
  • MLLN – Managed Leased Line Network
  • MMS – Multimedia Messaging Service
  • MODEM – Modulator- Demodulator
  • MOU – Minutes of Usage
  • MoU – Memorandum of Undertaking
  • MOUS – Minutes of Usage
  • MPLS – Multi Protocol Lable Switching
  • MSAT – Mobile Satellite
  • MSC – Mobile Switching Center
  • MSN – Multiple Subscriber Number
  • MSP – Message Security Protocol
  • MSRN – Mobile Station Roaming Number
  • MTNL – Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
  • NCC – National Clearing Center
  • NDMP – Network Data Management Protocol
  • NIB – National Internet Backbone
  • NIC – Network Interface Card
  • NIT – Notice Inviting Tender
  • NMEICT – National Mission Education Through Information & Communication Technology
  • NMS – Network Management System
  • NMSS – Network Management & Surveillance System
  • NOC – Non Objection Certificate
  • NSS – Network Switching Sub-system
  • NTU – Network Termination Unit
  • OMR – Opening Meter Reading
  • PAC – Public Account Committee
  • PAU – Primary Accounting Unit
  • PCM – Pulse Code Modulation
  • PERT – Project Evaluation Research Technique
  • PERT – Programme Evaluation and Review Technique
  • Pixel – Picture Element
  • PLMN – Public Lan Mobile Network
  • PMS – Payment Monitoring Side
  • PNP – Private Numbering Plan
  • POI – Point of Interconnect
  • POST – the Power on Self Tests
  • PRBT – Personelized Ring Back Tone
  • PSPDN – Pocket Switched Public Data Network
  • PSTN – Public Switched Telephone Network
  • RBT – Ring Back Tone
  • RLU – Remote Line Units
  • RSMTD – Remittance to Same Circle Madras Telephone District
  • RSTD – Regional Subscriber Trunk Dialing
  • RSU – Remote Subscriber Units
  • RTMS – Real Time Monitoring System
  • RTMS – Remote Ticket Management System
  • SAARC – South Asian Association for Regional Cooperative
  • SBBNS – Satellite Based Broadband Network Service
  • SCP – Service Control Points
  • SDCA – Short Distance charging Area
  • SDCC – Short Distance Charging Center
  • SIM – Subscriber Identity Module
  • SLR – Sub Ledger
  • SMS – Short Message Service
  • SOA – Schedule of Accommodation
  • SPP – Service Provisioning Sub-system
  • SRC – Subscriber Record Card
  • SSP – Service Switching Points
  • SSSS – Subscriber Service Selection System
  • STD – Subscriber Trunk Dialing
  • STV – Subscription Television / Satellite Television
  • TCS – Tax Collection at Source
  • TDMA – Time Division Multiple Access
  • TDS – Tax Deduction at Source
  • TEC – Tender Evaluation Committee
  • TEMA – Telecom Equipment Manufactures Association
  • TERM – Telecom Enforcement Resources and Monitoring Cell
  • TIN – Tax Identification Number
  • TMSI – Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity
  • TOC – Tender Opening Committee
  • TRA – Telecom Revenue Authority
  • TRAI – Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
  • TRC – Telecom Revenue Collection
  • UAS – Unified Access Service
  • USO – Universal Service Obligations
  • USSD – Unstructured Supplementary Service Data
  • VOIP – Voice Over Internet Protocol
  • VPN – Virtual Private Networking
  • VPT – Village Public Telephone
  • VSAT – Very Small Aperture Terminal
  • VSNL – Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • VUMX – Versatile Mux
  • WAN – Wide Area Network
  • WAP – Wireless Application Protocol
  • Wi-Fi – Wireless Fidelity
  • WiMAX – Worldwide interoperability for Microwave Access
  • WLL – Wireless Local Loop