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==AGPS==
:Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS
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Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS
  
;BGA
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==BGA==
:A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA
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A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA
  
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==BSC==
:FINE ball grid array - see (BGA)
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Base Station Controller - This is a part of the GSM network. It is connected via Abis interface to the BTS. Upstream connection is to the MSC.
  
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==BTS==
:Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1)  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA
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Base Transceiver Station - This is the part between the MS and BSC in a GSM network. It is interfaced to the BSC using the Abis protocol.  
  
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==FBGA==
:General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service
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FINE ball grid array - see (BGA)
  
;GPS
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==FPGA==
:Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps
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Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1)  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA
  
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==GPRS==
:Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the Neo 1973
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General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service
  
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==GPS==
:Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the Neo FreeRunner
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Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps
  
;MSC
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==GTA01==
:Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.
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Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the Neo 1973
  
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==GTA02==
:Acronym for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_land_mobile_network Public Land Mobile Network] what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.
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Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the Neo FreeRunner
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==MSC==
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Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.
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==PLMN==
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Acronym for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_land_mobile_network Public Land Mobile Network] what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.
  
 
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This Page is for collection special vocabulary/abbreviations used inside our project Openmoko.


Contents

AGPS

Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS

BGA

A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA

BSC

Base Station Controller - This is a part of the GSM network. It is connected via Abis interface to the BTS. Upstream connection is to the MSC.

BTS

Base Transceiver Station - This is the part between the MS and BSC in a GSM network. It is interfaced to the BSC using the Abis protocol.

FBGA

FINE ball grid array - see (BGA)

FPGA

Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service

GPS

Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps

GTA01

Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the Neo 1973

GTA02

Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the Neo FreeRunner

MSC

Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.

PLMN

Acronym for Public Land Mobile Network what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.

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This Page is for collection special vocabulary/abbreviations used inside our project Openmoko.


AGPS
Assisted GPS - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGPS
BGA
A ball grid array (BGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGA
FBGA
FINE ball grid array - see (BGA)
FPGA
Field Programmable Gate Array (not used in v1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FPGA
GPRS
General Packet Radio Service - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service
GPS
Global Positioning System - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gps
GTA01
Internal codename of the first phone hardware release, the Neo 1973
GTA02
Internal codename of the second phone hardware release, the Neo FreeRunner
MSC
Mobile Switching Centre. A major componenent of the GSM Network.
PLMN
Acronym for Public Land Mobile Network what your mobile phone almost certainly connects to.