global system for mobile communications

GSM

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Global System for Mobile Communications: an international standard for digital cellular communications.

Origin:
originally an abbreviation of French Groupe Spécial Mobile ‘Special Mobile Group’

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GSM
 
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Global System for Mobile Communications

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Global System for Mobile Communications definition

communications
(GSM, originally "Groupe de travail Sp?ciale pour les services Mobiles") One of the major standards for digital cellular communications, in use in over 60 countries and serving over one billion subscribers. The GSM standard is currently used in the 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 1900 MHz bands.
GPRS allows circuit switched data communications over GSM, and is widely used for World Wide Web and electronic mail access from cellular devices.
GSM World (http://gsmworld.com/).
(2005-01-26)
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