3 Definitions of terms, symbols and abbreviations

21.9163GPPRelease 16Release descriptionTS

3.1 Terms

For the purposes of the present document, the terms given in TR 21.905 [1] and the following apply. A term defined in the present document takes precedence over the definition of the same term, if any, in TR 21.905 [1].

3.2 Symbols

Void.

3.3 Abbreviations

For the purposes of the present document, the abbreviations given in TR 21.905 [1] and the following apply.
An abbreviation defined in the present document takes precedence over the definition of the same abbreviation, if any, in TR 21.905 [1]. Abbreviations specific to a given clause are provided in the clause they appear.

5GS The 3GPP 5G System

DL Downlink (network to mobile)

IoT Internet of Things

KPI Key Performance Indicator

NB Narrowband

NR New Radio (the radio interface of 5G)

Rel 3GPP Release

UL Uplink (mobile to network)