Telecommunications Acronyms and Initialisms – Part 2

Initialisms:

  1. AFC – Automatic Frequency Control
  2. ATC – Alarm Traffic Controller
  3. ATM – Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  4. BW – Bandwidth
  5. CATV – Cable Television
  6. CODEC – COder DECoder
  7. DCME – Digital Compressed Multiplication Equipment
  8. DP – Data Processing
  9. DSS – Direct Satellite Services
  10. DTH – Direct-to-Home
  11. DTMF – Dual Tone Multiple Frequency
  12. EIRP – Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power, the power a satellite can project to a point on the earth’s surface.
  13. FDM – Frequency Division Modulation
  14. FSS – Fixed Satellite Service
  15. GEO or GSO – Geostationary Earth Orbit
  16. Hz – Hertz
  17. kHz – kilohertz (thousand hertz)
  18. MHz – Megahertz (million hertz)
  19. MiTTs – Minutes of Telecommunications Traffic
  20. OC – Optical Carrier
  21. RFT – Radio Frequency Transmitter
  22. SDLC – Synchronous Data Link Control
  23. TMN – Telecommunication Management Network
  24. UMTS – Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
  25. VPS – Voice Processing System

 

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