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


Access Point Name An APN is effectively a tag that identifies your enterprise, or even a site or subset of mobile devices in your enterprise. It is used at the EPC to apply policy decisions, and allows devices to connect to the internet.


Bandwidth is the maximum rate of data transfer across a given path. Bandwidth may be characterized as network bandwidth, data bandwidth, or digital bandwidth. It generally refers to the size of the pipe and the speed that carries the data back and forth, not necessarily the volume of traffic that passes through.

Bare Metal

Server hardware that does not have a base operating system installed. A computer’s hardware assembly, structure, and components that is installed with either the firmware or basic input/output system (BIOS) software utility or no software at all.


Citizens Broadband Radio Service Radio frequency band between 3.5 GHz and 3.7 GHz that can be used for 5G, 4G or LTE communication. The FCC has recently opened these band to general use. Learn more about CBRS