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    Themes and places

    2FA

    Two-Factor Authentication

    In English

    3G

    Third Generation

    In English

      3GPP

      3G Partnership Project

      In English

        @LIS

        Alliance for the Information Society

        In English

        A2DP

        Advanced Audio Distribution Profile

        In English

          A2F

          Alternat Bi-Fréquence

          In French

          AA

          Abbreviated Alert

          In English

            AAA

            Authentication, Authorization and Accounting

            In English

            AACS

            Attitude and Antenna Control System

            In English

            AAFG

            Acetic Acid Food Grade

            In English

              AAIM

              Association for Applied Interactive Multimedia

              In English

              AAL

              ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) Adaptation Layer

              In English

                AAMCT

                Associazione Assistenti Montatori Cinematografici e Televisivi

                In Italian

                AAS

                Advanced Antenna System

                In English

                  AAS

                  Authentication, Authorization and Accounting with Secure Transport

                  In English

                  ABC

                  American Broadcasting Company (https://abc.com/)

                  In English

                  ABECORTEL

                  Associação Brasileira das Empresas de Engenharia de Telecomunicações

                  In Portuguese

                  ABM

                  Asynchronous Balanced Mode

                  In English

                    ACCE

                    Association des Conseils en Communication Électronique

                    In French

                    ACCeS

                    Association des Chaînes du Câble et du Satellite (https://www.acces.tv/)

                    In French

                    ACCeS

                    Association des Chaînes Conventionnées éditrices de Services (https://www.acces.tv/)

                    In French

                    ACCS

                    Adaptive Communication Control Subsystem

                    In English

                      ACD

                      Automatic Call Distributor

                      In English

                        ACF/NCP

                        Advanced Communications Function/Network Control Program

                        In English

                        ACIF

                        Australian Communication Industry Forum

                        In English

                        ACM

                        Address Complete Message

                        In English

                          ACPR

                          Adjacent Channel Power Ratio

                          In English

                            ACS

                            Army Communication System

                            In English

                            ACS

                            Auxiliary Communications Services

                            In English

                              ACT
                              Audio Center Transmission

                              The abbreviation ACT (Audio Center Transmission) includes the abbreviation AC (Audio Center).

                              In English

                                ACTS

                                Advanced Communications Technology Satellite

                                In English

                                ACTS

                                Advanced Communication Technology Satellite

                                In English

                                ADAE

                                Agence de Développement de l'Administration Électronique

                                In French

                                ADCCP

                                Advanced Data Communications Control Protocol

                                In English

                                  ADCCP

                                  Advanced Data Communication Control Procedures

                                  In English

                                  ADIASC

                                  Association pour le Développement d'un Internet Associatif Solidaire et Citoyen

                                  In French

                                  ADM

                                  Add-Drop Multiplexer

                                  In English

                                  ADM

                                  Asynchronous Disconnect Mode

                                  In English

                                    ADPCM

                                    Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation

                                    In English

                                    AdRS

                                    Advances in Radio Science

                                    In English

                                    ADS

                                    Accès Distant Sécurisé

                                    In English

                                    ADSIB

                                    Agencia para el Desarrollo de la Sociedad de la Información en Bolivia

                                    In Spanish

                                    ADSL

                                    Asymetric Digital Subscriber Line

                                    In English

                                    ADSL-G

                                    Association Des Surfeurs Lésés de Guyane

                                    In French

                                    ADSP

                                    AppleTalk Data Stream Protocol

                                    In English

                                    AERA

                                    Amikaro de Esperanto en Radio

                                    In Esperanto

                                    AF

                                    Audio Frequency

                                    In English

                                      AF

                                      Assured Forwarding

                                      In English

                                      AFA

                                      Association des Fournisseurs d'Accès

                                      In French

                                      AFDESI

                                      Association Française des Développeurs et Éditeurs de Services TV Interactifs (www.afdesi.org)

                                      In French

                                      AFDESI

                                      Association Française des Développeurs, Éditeurs et Fournisseurs de Services en télévision Interactive (www.afdesi.org)

                                      In French

                                      AFIM

                                      Association Française de l'Internet Mobile

                                      In French

                                      AFNIC

                                      Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération (www.afnic.fr)

                                      In French

                                      AFOM

                                      Association Française des Opérateurs Mobiles (www.afom.fr)

                                      In French

                                      AFORM

                                      Association Française des Opérateurs de Réseaux Multiservices

                                      In French

                                      AFORS

                                      Association Française des Opérateurs de Réseaux et Services de Télécommunications (www.aforstelecom.fr)

                                      In French

                                      AFP
                                      Appareil de Faible Portée

                                      = SRD | Short Range Device | In English

                                      In French

                                        AFRTS

                                        American Forces Radio and Television Service

                                        In English

                                        AFSATCOM

                                        Air Force Satellite Communication(s)

                                        In English

                                        AFSCM

                                        Association Française du Sans Contact Mobile

                                        In French

                                        AFSCS

                                        Air Force Satellite Communications System

                                        In English

                                        AFT

                                        Agence Ferroviaire de Télécommunications

                                        In French

                                        AFUTT

                                        Association Française des Utilisateurs des Télécommunications (www.afutt.org)

                                        In French

                                        AFUTT

                                        Association Française des Utilisateurs du Téléphone et des Télécommunications (www.afutt.org)

                                        In French

                                        AGCH

                                        Access Grant Channel

                                        In English

                                          AIDAC

                                          Associazione Dialoghisti Adattatori Cine-televisivi (www.aidac.it)

                                          In Italian

                                          AIFF

                                          Audio Interchange File Format

                                          In English

                                          AIM

                                          AOL Instant Messenger

                                          In English

                                            AIR

                                            Associazione Italiana Radioascolto

                                            In Italian

                                            AIS

                                            Alarm Indication Signal

                                            In English

                                              AIS-L

                                              Alarm indication signal Line

                                              In English

                                                AIS-P

                                                Alarm Indication Signal Path

                                                In English

                                                  ALAWN

                                                  Authentication and Legal Access in WiFi Networks

                                                  In English

                                                  ALP

                                                  Access Linux Platform

                                                  In English

                                                  AMC

                                                  Associazione Montaggio Cinematografico e Televisivo

                                                  In Italian

                                                  AMDF

                                                  Automated Main Distribution Frame

                                                  In English

                                                  AMI

                                                  Alternate Mark Invert

                                                  In English

                                                    AMP

                                                    Accelerated Mobile Pages

                                                    In English

                                                    AMPS

                                                    Advances Mobile Phone Service

                                                    In English

                                                      AMPS

                                                      Advanced Mobile Phone Service

                                                      In English

                                                        AMPS

                                                        Advanced Mobile Phone System

                                                        In English

                                                          AMRC
                                                          Accès Multiple par Répartition en Code

                                                          = CDMA | Code Division Multiple Access | In English

                                                          In French

                                                          AMS

                                                          Autocommutateur Téléphonique Multiservices

                                                          In French

                                                            ANFR

                                                            Agence Nationale des FRéquences (www.anfr.fr)

                                                            In French

                                                            ANIS

                                                            Association Nord Internet Solidaire

                                                            In French

                                                            ANT

                                                            ADSL Network Termination

                                                            In English

                                                            AnTel

                                                            Annales des Télécommunications

                                                            In French

                                                            AoA

                                                            Angle of Arrival

                                                            In English

                                                            APAN

                                                            Asia-Pacific Advanced Network Consortium

                                                            In English

                                                            APCC

                                                            American Public Communications Council (www.apcc.net)

                                                            In English

                                                            API-PL

                                                            Association pour la Promotion d'Internet pour les Professions Libérales

                                                            In French

                                                            APIC

                                                            Asociaţia pentru Tehnologia Informaţiei şi Comunicaţii din România

                                                            In Romanian

                                                            APICS

                                                            Analyse et Problèmes Inverses pour le Contrôle et le Signal

                                                            In French

                                                            APN

                                                            Access Point Name

                                                            In English

                                                              APRS

                                                              Automatic Position Reporting System

                                                              In English

                                                              APT

                                                              Associazione Produttori Televisivi (www.apt.it)

                                                              In Italian

                                                              APTE

                                                              Association Poste Télécom Espéranto

                                                              In French

                                                              APTEN

                                                              Association pour la Promotion des Transactions Électroniques en Normandie

                                                              In French

                                                              APTES

                                                              Association du Pôle Transactions Électroniques Sécurisées

                                                              In French

                                                              APTI

                                                              Association pour les Professionnels de la Télévision sur Internet

                                                              In French

                                                              APTN

                                                              Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (www.aptn.ca)

                                                              In English

                                                              ARACC

                                                              Amateur Radio Association of Central California

                                                              In English

                                                              ARCEP

                                                              Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (www.arcep.fr)

                                                              In French

                                                              ARCI

                                                              Automation, Robotics and Communications for Industry 4.0

                                                              In English

                                                              ARCOMSAT

                                                              Arab League Communications Satellite

                                                              In English

                                                              ARISE

                                                              Automatic Railway Information Systems for Europe

                                                              In English

                                                              ARJ

                                                              Association des Radios Juives

                                                              In French

                                                              ARM

                                                              Asynchronous Response Mode

                                                              In English

                                                              ARMTV
                                                              Public Television & Radio Company of Armenia (https://armtv.org/)

                                                              The abbreviation ARMTV (Public Television & Radio Company of Armenia) includes the abbreviation TV (Television).

                                                              In English

                                                              ARPC

                                                              Asynchrone Remote Procedure Call

                                                              In English

                                                                ARQ

                                                                Automatic Repeat Request

                                                                In English

                                                                  ARRL

                                                                  American Radio Relay League (www.arrl.org)

                                                                  In English

                                                                  ART

                                                                  Agence de Régulation des Télécommunications

                                                                  In French

                                                                  ART

                                                                  Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications

                                                                  In French

                                                                  ART

                                                                  Android Runtime

                                                                  In English

                                                                  ARTE

                                                                  Association Relative à la Télévision Européenne (https://www.arte.tv/)

                                                                  In French

                                                                  ARTESI

                                                                  Agence Régionale des Technologies et de la Société de l'Information d'Île-de-France

                                                                  In French

                                                                  ASAI

                                                                  Adjunct/Switch Application Interface

                                                                  In English

                                                                  ASAM

                                                                  ATM Subscriber Access Multiplexer

                                                                  In English

                                                                    ASB

                                                                    Advanced System Buffering

                                                                    In English

                                                                    ASBR

                                                                    Autonomous System Boundary Router

                                                                    In English

                                                                      ASCO

                                                                      Arab Satellite Communications Organization

                                                                      In English

                                                                      ASCO

                                                                      Arab Space Communications Organization

                                                                      In English

                                                                      ASF

                                                                      Advanced Streaming Format

                                                                      In English

                                                                      ASIP

                                                                      AppleShare IP

                                                                      In English

                                                                      ASN

                                                                      Alcatel Submarine Networks

                                                                      In English

                                                                      ASN.1
                                                                      Abstract Syntax Notation One

                                                                      Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1) is a formal notation used for describing data transmitted by telecommunications protocols, regardless of language implementation and physical representation of data. As a standard interface description language (IDL) for defining data structures that can be serialized and deserialized in a cross-platform way, ASN.1 is used in telecommunications and computer networking, and especially in cryptography.

                                                                      In English

                                                                      ASP

                                                                      AppleTalk Session Protocol

                                                                      In English

                                                                      ASP

                                                                      Auxiliary Signal Path

                                                                      In English

                                                                        ASS

                                                                        Antenna Support Structure

                                                                        In English

                                                                          ASTA

                                                                          Anti-Spam Technical Alliance

                                                                          In English

                                                                            AT

                                                                            Access and Terminals

                                                                            In English

                                                                            AT&T

                                                                            American Telephone & Telegraph (www.att.com)

                                                                            In English

                                                                            AT2I

                                                                            Assistance Téléphonie Informatique Internet sur Grenoble (www.groupe-at2i.com)

                                                                            In French

                                                                            ATC

                                                                            Advanced Transfer Cache

                                                                            In English

                                                                            ATCAP

                                                                            Army Telecommunications Automation Program

                                                                            In English

                                                                            ATDRS
                                                                            Advanced Tracking and Data Relay Satellite

                                                                            The abbreviation ATDRS (Advanced Tracking and Data Relay Satellite) includes abbreviations TDRS (Tracking and Data Relay Satellite) and DRS (Data Relay Satellite).

                                                                            In English

                                                                            ATHENA

                                                                            Annuaire TélépHoniquE NAtional

                                                                            In French

                                                                              ATIC

                                                                              Associazione Tecnica Italiana per la Cinematografia e la Televisione

                                                                              In Italian

                                                                              ATIS

                                                                              Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (www.atis.org)

                                                                              In English

                                                                              ATLAP

                                                                              AppleTalk Link Access Protocol

                                                                              In English

                                                                              ATM

                                                                              Asynchronous Transfer Mode

                                                                              In English

                                                                              ATR

                                                                              Australian Telecommunication Research

                                                                              In English

                                                                              ATRAC

                                                                              Adaptive TRansform Acoustic Coding

                                                                              In English

                                                                                ATS

                                                                                Administrative Telephone System

                                                                                In English

                                                                                ATS

                                                                                Administrative Terminal System

                                                                                In English

                                                                                ATSC

                                                                                Advanced Television Systems Committee

                                                                                In English

                                                                                ATTC

                                                                                Austrian Traffic Telematics Cluster (www.attc.at)

                                                                                In English

                                                                                ATU-C

                                                                                ADSL Transmission Unit at Central Office

                                                                                In English

                                                                                ATU-R

                                                                                ADSL Transmission Unit for Resident

                                                                                In English

                                                                                ATV

                                                                                Andorra Televisió

                                                                                In Catalan

                                                                                AUC

                                                                                Authentication Center

                                                                                In English

                                                                                  AUG

                                                                                  Administrative Unit Group

                                                                                  In English

                                                                                    AURIF

                                                                                    Association des Utilisateurs de Réseaux Informatiques en Île-de-France

                                                                                    In French

                                                                                    AURP

                                                                                    AppleTalk Update-Based Routing Protocol

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    AV

                                                                                    Access Violation

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    AVL

                                                                                    Automated Vehicle Location

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    AVRO

                                                                                    Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep

                                                                                    In Dutch

                                                                                    B2M

                                                                                    Business-to-Mobile

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    B8ZS

                                                                                    Bipolar with 8-Zero Substitution

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    BA

                                                                                    Behaviour Aggregate

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    BA

                                                                                    Basic Access

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    BAFTA

                                                                                    British Academy of Film and Television Arts (www.bafta.org)

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    BAI

                                                                                    Böcherer Angewandte Informatik

                                                                                    In German

                                                                                    BAIT

                                                                                    Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    BARC

                                                                                    Baldwin Hills Amateur Radio Club

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                    BAS

                                                                                    Broadband Access Server

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                      BASIS

                                                                                      Business Action to Support the Information Society

                                                                                      In English

                                                                                      BAT

                                                                                      Bouquet Association Table

                                                                                      In English

                                                                                        BBC

                                                                                        British Broadcasting Corporation (https://www.bbc.co.uk)

                                                                                        In English

                                                                                        BBERF

                                                                                        Bearer Binding and Event Reporting Function

                                                                                        In English

                                                                                        BC

                                                                                        Broadcast

                                                                                        In English

                                                                                          BCB

                                                                                          Backbone Core Bridge

                                                                                          In English

                                                                                          BCCH

                                                                                          Broadcast Control CHannel

                                                                                          In English

                                                                                            BCT

                                                                                            Bureau Central Téléphonique

                                                                                            In French

                                                                                              BEARS

                                                                                              Burbank Emergency Amateur Radio Service

                                                                                              In English

                                                                                              BECTA

                                                                                              British Educational Communications and Technology Agency

                                                                                              In English

                                                                                              BEPTOM

                                                                                              Bureau d'Études des Postes et Télécommunications d'Outre-Mer

                                                                                              In French

                                                                                              BFEC

                                                                                              Bendix Field Engineering Corporation

                                                                                              In English

                                                                                              BHCA

                                                                                              Busy Hour Call Attempt

                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                BITKOM

                                                                                                Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und Neue Medien (www.bitkom.org)

                                                                                                In German

                                                                                                BLabR

                                                                                                Bell Laboratories Record

                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                BLU

                                                                                                Bande Latérale Unique

                                                                                                In French

                                                                                                  BNR

                                                                                                  Bălgarsko Nationalno Radio

                                                                                                  In Bulgarian

                                                                                                    BNRT

                                                                                                    Bureau National de Renseignements Téléphoniques

                                                                                                    In French

                                                                                                      BNT

                                                                                                      Bălgarska Nationalna Televizija

                                                                                                      In Bulgarian

                                                                                                        BP

                                                                                                        Band-Pass

                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                        BP

                                                                                                        Bande Passante

                                                                                                        In French

                                                                                                        BPN

                                                                                                        Bloc Primaire Numérique

                                                                                                        In French

                                                                                                        BPSK

                                                                                                        Binary Phase-Shift Keying

                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                          BQN

                                                                                                          Bloc Quaternaire Numérique

                                                                                                          In French

                                                                                                          BRAN

                                                                                                          Broadband Radio Access Network

                                                                                                          In English

                                                                                                            BRAN

                                                                                                            Broadband Radio Access Networks

                                                                                                            In English

                                                                                                            BRI

                                                                                                            Basic Rate Interface

                                                                                                            In English

                                                                                                            BRT

                                                                                                            Belgische Radio- en Televisieomroep

                                                                                                            In Dutch

                                                                                                            BRTN

                                                                                                            Belgische Radio- en Televisieomroep Nederlandstalige

                                                                                                            In Dutch

                                                                                                            BSC

                                                                                                            Base Station Controller

                                                                                                            In English

                                                                                                              BSC

                                                                                                              Bluetooth Smart Card

                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                              BSI

                                                                                                              Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik

                                                                                                              In German

                                                                                                              BSIC

                                                                                                              Base Station Identification Code

                                                                                                              In English

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