3 Definitions, symbols and abbreviations

3GPP43.010GSM Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) connection typesRelease 16TS

3.1 Definitions

For the purposes of the present document, the following definitions apply.

(DIGITAL) connection: A concatenation of (digital) transmission channels or (digital) telecommunication circuits, switching and other functional units set up to provide for the transfer of (digital) signals between two or more points in a telecommunication network to support a single communication.

PLMN connection: A connection that is established through PLMN between specified PLMN reference points.

PLMN connection type: A description of a set of PLMN connections which have the same characteristics.

EDGE channels: A general term referring to channels based on 8PSK modulation; i.e. TCH/F28.8, TCH/F32.0, and TCH/F43.2.

3.2 Abbreviations

Abbreviations used in this specification are listed in 3GPP TS 21.905.