Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An international telecommunications standard for the transmission of voice and data between cell phones and other mobile devices.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • initialism telecommunications Global System for Mobile communications
  • initialism electronics Groupe Spécial Mobile

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Originally short for French Groupe Spécial Mobile, Special Mobile Group, now officially short for Global System for Mobile Communications.]

Examples

  • Limited., is proud to announce the launched of two pioneering models of dual SIM Card Windows Mobile Professional ™ PDA phones with dual network (GSM + CDMA) or Dual Standby (GSM +GSM) capabilities.

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  • Gsm Cellular Phone, Low prices on GSM cell phone and accessories plus.

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  • Gsm Cellular Phone, Low prices on GSM cell phone and accessories plus.

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  • Gsm Cellular Phone, Low prices on GSM cell phone and accessories plus.

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  • Gsm Cellular Phone, Low prices on GSM cell phone and accessories plus.

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  • Please let me know the availability of HKC smart phones with Dual sim GSM +GSM) capabilities in Bangalore.

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  • It also notes that Qualcomm's 3G advantage - of being able equally to support W-CDMA and cdma2000 (which it calls GSM and CDMA) goes away when we get to 4G when there's only the GSM-inspired LTE.

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  • GSM is the global wireless standard used by AT&T, the exclusive U.S. distributor of the iPhone, and dozens of other carriers around the world.

    Nokia sues Apple, claims iPhone infringes on patents

  • An example of GSM is the bars on your phone to determine the signal strength, that is sent across GSM for nothing, SMS rides this same carrier wave, hence the overhead for this service is nothing.

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