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101 Communications acronyms and abbreviations

  • IP Internet Protocol
    Technology, Architectural, Military
  • ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
    Technology, Army, Data Transmission
  • LAN Local Area Network
    Technology, Computer hardware, Internet slang
  • SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
    Technology, Application layer protocol, Meterology
  • NTP Network Time Protocol
    Technology, Telecom, Protocol
  • ISP Internet Service Provider
    Internet slang, Technology, Internet
  • TCP Transmission Control Protocol
    Technology, Internet, Military
  • UDP User Datagram Protocol
    Technology, Information Technology, Internet
  • OSPF Open Shortest Path First
    Technology, Military, Network
  • VPN Virtual Private Network
    Technology, Information Technology, Meterology
  • BGP Border Gateway Protocol
    Technology, Military, Network
  • DSL Digital Subscriber Line
    Technology, Industrial networking, Information Technology
  • SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
    Technology, Data Transfer, Industrial networking
  • DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
    Technology, WINDOWS, Telecommunications
  • ARP Address Resolution Protocol
    Technology, Telecommunications, Telecom
  • RIP Routing Information Protocol
    Technology, Military, Network
  • POTS Plain Old Telephone Service
    Technology, Internet slang, WEB
  • EHF Extremely High Frequency
    Military, Army, Aviation
  • NAT Network Address Translation
    Technology, Telecom, Networking
  • TE Traffic Engineering
    Technology, Communications, Computing
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