3rd Generation Partnership Project A group of standards organizations that develop protocols for mobile telecommunications.


The “G” in 5G stands for generation. 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. 5G is characterized by bigger channels (which improves throughput), lower latencies allowing for real time applications, and the ability to connect more devices (which is increasingly important as the number of devices has grown exponentially).


Authentication, Authorization and Accounting – A functional description of a type of security architecture for a network. When people refer to a AAA System or a “Triple A” system, they are referring to a kind of system that has control over: Authentication – Is the user who we think they are and are they allowed […]


AI is an initialism that refers to Artificial Intelligence. AI is part of many use cases within edge computing. Many AI applications require real-time decision making, which require the ultra low latency capabilities of an edge network.


Access Point / Mobile Access Point A mobile Access Point (AP) is a wireless device creates a wireless network to which wireless devices can connect, to send and receive data. The AP is the physical wireless router or hardware device that broadcasts network packets to wireless devices, and listens for network packets/beacons from mobile devices/WiFi […]


Application Programmatic Interface An intermediary between two Applications/Systems or Generic Connectivity Interface to an Application. Software applications communicate with one another via APIs. Learn more about APIs and Private Networks