Understanding the Tower of Babble

With the ITU conference in Hong Kong next week, it''s a good time to brush up on your telco speak.

You might know how to change the settings on your phone. You might even be an agile thumb typist capable of 20 words a minute on your short message service SMS. But regardless of your proficiency with all things cellular, theres no denying that the avalanche of hype and jargon can get confusing at times. Hopefully this brief guide will help clear the air. The best place to start is with an understanding that there are several layers of technology in the wireless world, each with different standards

Spectrum

Spectrum is the frequency of radio waves over which voice and data streams are digitally transmitted. Spectrum is actually independent of any of...

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