Glossary

3GPP
Third Generation Partnership Project
AES
Advanced Encryption Standard
API
application programming interface
APN
access point name
ASCII
American National Standards Institute
.alx file
A .alx file is the application descriptor that provides information about a BlackBerry Java® Application and the location of the application's .cod files to a BlackBerry device.
BlackBerry MDS
BlackBerry® Mobile Data System
CDMA
Code Division Multiple Access
COM port
communications port
EDGE
Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution
EVDO
Evolution Data Optimized
GAN
generic access network
GERAN
GSM-EDGE Radio Access Network
GPRS
General Packet Radio Service
GSM
Global System for Mobile communications®
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS
Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Secure Sockets Layer
IPPP
Internet Protocol Proxy Protocol
JSR
Java® Specification Request
MIDP
Mobile Information Device Profile
PAP
Push Access Protocol
PIN
personal identification number
RAPC
RIM Application Program Compiler
service books
Service books determine which services are available on BlackBerry devices or BlackBerry enabled devices.
SSID
service set identifier
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
TLS
Transport Layer Security
Triple DES
Triple Data Encryption Standard
UDP
User Datagram Protocol
UMTS
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
UTRAN
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network
WAP
Wireless Application Protocol
WLAN
wireless local area network

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