Meaning Of Some Common GSM Abbreviations

 Meaning Of Some Common GSM Abbreviations 

Meaning Of Some Common GSM Abbreviations - Key GSM Abbreviations & Meaning

Learning is a continuous process, we learn every day of our lives. Unfortunately, a lot of people dose not have slight ideas about some GSM abbreviations, their meaning, and what they stand for.

The Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second generation digital cellular networks used by mobile phones and tablets.

In this article, we will be showing you the full meaning of many GSM abbreviations. All you need to do is just read this article carefully and cram them because you don't know when you might need them for something that will be of relevance to you.

Common GSM Acronyms & Their Meanings

In this article, we will be showing you the full meaning of many GSM abbreviations. All you need to do is just read this article carefully and cram them because you don't know when you might need them for something that will be of relevance to you.


Imagine someone seeing a phone specifications on the internet and was like, "This phone is really cool". This person just skimmed through these phone specifications without knowing what abbreviations like LCD, GPU, 2G Phones, 3G Phones, 4G Phones etc, mean.

Here we have outline a list of some common GSM abbreviations, read and learn.

ABBREVIATION                      MEANING


IMEI                                 International Mobile Equipment Identity

GSM                                 Global System For Mobile Communication

SIM                                   Subscribers Identification Module

IC                                      Integrated Circuit

LCD                                  Liquid Crystal Display

MCC                                 Mobile Country Code

3G Phones                        Third Generation Phones

2G Phones                        Second Generation Phones

4G Phones                        Fourth Generation Phones

PIN                                    Personal Identification Number

CUG                                  Close User Group

DC                                     Direct Current

BI                                       Basic Information

TCP                                    Telecom 

USB                                    Universal Serial Bus

USB OTG                            USB On-The-Go

WCDMA                             Wideband Code Division Multiple Access

CDMA                                Code Division Multiple Access

GPS                                    Global Positioning System 

GPU                                   Graphics Processing Unit

NFC                                    Near Field Communication

PPI                                      Pixel Per Inch or Pixel Density 

PPT                                     Push To Talk

IPS                                      In Plane Switching 

HDR                                   High Dynamic Range Imaging 

LTE                                     Long Term Evolution 

EDGE                                  Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution  

EVDO                                 Evolution Data Optimized or Enhanced Voice Data Only

HSDPA                               High Speed Downlink Packet Access

UMTS                                 Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
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