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AES

Advanced Encryption Standard

2

AM

Amplitude Modulation

3

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

4

AP

Access Point

5

APIPA

Automatic Private Internet Protocol Address

6

A/V

Audiovisual

7

AWG

American Wire Gauge

8

BD

Blu-Ray Disc

9

BER

Bit Error Rate

10

BRIS

Broadband Residential Installation Standard

11

BW

Bandwidth

12

C/N

Carrier to Noise

13

CAE

Customer Account Executive

14

CAM

Computer Aided Manufacturing

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CATV

Community Antenna Television

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CCG

Comcast Customer Guarantee

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CDV

Comcast Digital Voice

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CEC

Consumer Electronics Control

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CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

20

CLI

Cumulative Leakage Index

21

CMC

Comcast Media Center

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CPE

Customer Premise Equipment

23

CRAN

Converged Regional Area Network

24

CRT

Cathode Ray Tube

25

CTNH

CommTech New Hire

26

dB

Decibel

27

dBmV

Decibel relative to one millivolt

28

DCR

Digital Cable Ready

29

DDL

Dolby Digital Live

30

DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

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DLP

Digital Light Processing

32

DMM

Digital Multimeter

33

DMD

Digital Micromirror Device

34

DNS

Domain Name System

35

DOCSIS

Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification

36

DOI

Day of Install

37

DRM

Digital Rights Management

38

DSAM

Digital Services Activation Meter

39

DTA

Digital Transport Adapter

40

DVD

Digital Versatile Disc

41

DVD-A

Digital Versatile Disc - Audio

42

DVI

Digital Visual Interface

43

DVR

Digital Video Recorder

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EIA/TIA

Electronics Industry Alliance and Telecommunications Industry Association

45

eMTA

Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapter

46

FCC

Federal Communications Commission

47

FEC

Forward Error Correction

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FVD

Foreign Voltage Detector

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GFCI

Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor

50

GPS

Global Positioning System

51

GUI

Graphical User Interface

52

HD

High Definition

53

HDCP

High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection

54

HDMI

High Definition Multimedia Interface

55

HDTV

High Definition Television

56

HFC

Hybrid Fiber Coaxial

57

HHC

Home Health Check

58

IDCR

Interactive Digital Cable Ready

59

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

60

iOS

iPhone Operating System

61

IP

Internet Protocol

62

IPSec

Internet Protocol Security

63

IPTV

Internet Protocol Television

64

IPv4

Internet Protocol Version 4

65

IPv6

Internet Protocol Version 6

66

IVR

Interactive Voice Response

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LAN

Local Area Network

68

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

69

LcoS

Liquid Crystal on Silicon

70

LED

Light Emitting Diode

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MA

Mobile Application

72

MAC

Media Access Control

73

MDU

Multi-Dwelling Unit

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MER

Modulation Error Ratio

75

MHP

Multimedia Home Platform

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MHz

Megahertz

77

MoCA

Multimedia over Coax Alliance

78

MPEG

Moving Picture Experts Group

79

NAT

Network Address Translation

80

NEC

National Electrical Code

81

NIC

Network Interface Card

82

NID

Network Interface Device

83

NTIA

National Telecommunications and Information Association

84

OS

Operating System

85

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

86

OSI

Open System Interconnection

87

OTA

Over-the-air

88

P2P

Peer to Peer

89

PACE

Providing Awesome Customer Experience

90

PE

Polyethylene

91

PIN

Personal Identification Number

92

PIP

Picture in Picture

93

PNAC

Port-based Network Access Control

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PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

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PPV

Pay-Per-View

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PVC

Polyvinyl Chloride

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QAM

Quadrature Amplitude Modulation

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RCA

Radio Corporation of America

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RF

Radio Frequency

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RG

Radio Guide

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RIGHT

Re-establish your rapport Inform the customer that we need input Guarantee Hand over the Comcast business card to the customer Thank the customer for his/her business

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RNG

Real Next Generation

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ROCK

Rapport Overview Comcast Customer Guarantee Know how to create the Comcast Moment

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RTV

Room Temperature Vulcanizing

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S/PDIF

Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format

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S/N

Signal to Noise Ratio

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SAM

Saturable Absorber Mirror

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SCSI

Small Computer System Interface

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SDTV

Standard Definition Television

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SDU

Single Dwelling Unit

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Si

Silicon

112

SLM

Signal Level Meter

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SM

Scheduled Maintenance

114

SNR

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

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SRO

Special Request Order

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SSID

Service Set Identifier

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SSL

Secure Socket Layer

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STB

Set-Top-Box

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STD

Standard

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TALK

Take the customer around and show the work to be performed Answer the customer's questions Let the customer know the estimated duration of the work Keep the customer informed

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TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

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TKIP

Temporal Key Integrity Protocol

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TRMS

True Root Mean Square

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UAC

User Account Control

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USB

Universal Serial Bus

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UTP

Unshielded Twisted Pair

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V

Volts

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VCD

Video Compact Disc

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VCR

Video Cassette Recorder

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VHF

Very High Frequency

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VOD

Video On Demand

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VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocol

133

VOM

Volt Ohm Meter

134

WAN

Wide Area Network

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WEP

Wired Equivalent Privacy

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WOW

Work CompletedOpen up a Q&A sessionWelcome Kit and Portal

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WPA

Wi-Fi Protected Access

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WPA2

Wi-Fi Protected Access Version 2

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Y/C

Luminance/Chrominance, aka S-Video Signal

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DUN

Dial-up Networking

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AFC

Automatic Frequency Control or Antenna for Communications

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DLNA

Digital Living Network Alliance

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EDFA

Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier

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CW

Carrier Wave

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PACM

Presumed Asbestos Containing Material

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ARIN

American Registry for Internet Numbers

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BGP

Border Gateway Protocol

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OCEF

Optical Cable Entry Facility

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NTSC

National Television Standards Committee

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MIMO

Multiple In, Multiple Out

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OLED

Organic Light Emitting Diode

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OTA

Over the Air

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CAD

Computer Aided Design

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ALSC

Automatic Level and Slope Control

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ATS

Advanced Technical Services

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FTTF

Fiber to the Feeder

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GB

Gigabyte

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POTS

Plain Old Telephone Service

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UPnP

Universal Plug n Play

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VOM

Volt Ohm Meter

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PRI

Primary Rate Interface

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WMV

Windows Media Video

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DS

Downstream, Digital Signal, Digital Service

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IPPV

Impulse Pay Per View

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BRI

Basic Rate Interface

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PSTN

Public Switched Telephone Network

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CoS

Class of Service

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CPD

Common Path Distortion

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XOC

eXcellence in Operations Center

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SCTE

Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

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DVI

Digital Visual Interface

172

HTPC

Home Theater Personal Computer

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EOL

End of Line, End of Life

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dBc

Decibel relative to Carrier

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EPON

Ethernet Passive Optical Network

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EQAM

Edge Quadrature Amplitude Modulation

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DTMF

Dual Tone Multi Frequency

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PoE

Point of Entry

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NESC

National Electrical Safety Code

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MTA

Multimedia Terminal Adapter

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MTTR

Mean Time To Repair

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AM-VSB

Amplitude Modulation, Vestigial Side Band

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OTN

Optical Transport Node

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HTIB

Home Theater In A Box

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POP

Post Office Protocol

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SPPV

Single Purchase Pay Per View

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GaAs

Gallium Arsenide

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Gbps

Gigabits Per Second

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ASK

Amplitude Shift Keying

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dBm

Decibel Relative to Milliwatt

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HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

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ACP

Analog Copying and Piracy

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POST

Power On Self Test

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ATM

Asynchronous Transfer Mode

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OTDR

Optical Time Domain Reflectometer

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FDM

Frequency Division Multiplexing

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FDMA

Frequency Division Multiple Access

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GUI

Graphical User Interface

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Hz

Hertz

200

FTTH

Fiber to the Home

201

Gb

Gigabit

202

I/O

Input/Output

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MAC

Media Access Control

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NOC

Network Operations Center

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RAM

Random Access Memory

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SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

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GBps

Gigabytes Per Second

208

ILEC

Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier

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AGC

Automatic Gain Control

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ALC

Automatic Level Control

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HITS

Head End in the Sky

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UPS

Uninterruptable Power Supply

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URL

Uniform Resource Locator

214

VPN

Virtual Private Network

215

BERT

Bit Error Rate Tester

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GE-PON

Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Network

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CNR, C/N

Carrier to Noise Ratio

218

CO

Central Office

219

DMZ

Demilitarized Zone

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DTS

Digital Theater Systems

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CODEC

Compression/Decompression

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UDB

Universal Database

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DCT

Digital Consumer Terminal

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FiOS

Fiber Optic Service

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FPS

Frames Per Second

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FIFO

First in, First out

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FM

Frequency Modulation

228

GPON

Gigabit Passive Optical Network

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FN

Fiber Node

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CB

Citizens Band

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CDMA

Code Division Multiple Access

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CLEC

Competitive Local Exchange Carrier

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DC

Direct Current, Directional Coupler

234

CMTS

Cable Modem Termination System

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CM

Cable Modem

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DEMUX

Demultiplexer

237

GHz

Gigahertz

238

CSO

Composite Second Order

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CATVP

CATV Plenum

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CATVR

CATV Riser

241

CSR

Customer Service Representative

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BPF

Band Pass Filter

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bps

Bits Per Second

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SIP

Session Initiation Protocol

245

CTB

Composite Triple Beat

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VGA

Video Graphics Array

247

FSK

Frequency Shift Keying

248

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

249

TFTP

Trivial File Transfer Protocol

250

FTTC

Fiber to the Curb

251

DAC, D/A

Digitial to Analog Converter

252

BPSK

Binary Phase Shift Keying

253

BTSC

Broadcast Television Standards Committee

254

nm

Nanometer

255

MPG

Megaport Gateway

256

EULA

End User License Agreement

257

IR

Infrared

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KVM

Keyboard Video Mouse

259

EMI

Electromagnetic Interference

260

DTCP

Digital Transmission Content Protection

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AFT

Automatic Fine Tuning

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VLSM

Variable Length Subnet Masking

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DMA

Direct Memory Access

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DBS

Digital Broadcast Satellite, Digital Broadcast Service, Direct Broadcast Satellite

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DCE

Data Communications Equipment

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LDAP

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

267

HDT

Host Digital Terminal

268

EIA

Electronic Industry Alliance

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EISA

Extended Industry Standard Architecture

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EVC

Ethernet Virtual Circuit

271

BAM

Box Availability Matrix

272

PCMCIA

Personal Computer Memory Card International Association

273

ABP

Automatic Bill Payment

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ASP

Alternate Service Providers

275

CNAM

Calling Name

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SATA

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment

277

EMS

Element Management System

278

DPR

Dual Party Relay

279

WPA-PSK

Wifi Protected Access, Pre Shared Key

280

FOC

Firm Order Confirmation

281

CAN

Cable Area Network

282

EO

End Office (exchange)

283

GSM

Global Systems for Mobile Communications

284

DTE

DATA Terminal Equipment

285

ANI

Automatic Number Identification

286

HPF

High Pass Filter

287

ITU

International Telecommunications Union

288

PAL

Phase Alteration by Line

289

PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect

290

CRC

Cycle Redundancy Check

291

DFB

Distributed Feedback

292

HRC

Harmonically Related Carrier

293

DVB

Digital Video Broadcast

294

DWDM

Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing

295

RIN

Relative Intensity Noise

296

ACD

Automatic Call Distributor

297

BASIC

Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

298

AC

Alternating Current, Access Condition, Access Customer, Area Code

299

BCT/E

Broadband Communications Technician/Engineer

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