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4G/ WiMax
WiMAX is an IP based, wireless broadband access technology that provides performance similar to 802.11/Wi-Fi networks with the coverage and QOS (quality of service) of cellular networks. WiMAX is also an acronym meaning "Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX). (wimax.com)
Analog Handoff
It is Analog (no Digital) wireless telecommunication line using Handoff technology. The Handoff allows when the communicated object is mobile and it moves away from one base station or cell and comes to another one, the call is transferred between the stations in order to avoid call termination.
Audio and Web Conferencing
These services provide an opportunity to carry out a conference with people from different places. The conference can be either Audio ore over a Website, where any participants can write their opinions.
Auto Responder
A computer program that automatically answers e-mail sent to it. It can send scheduled emails to listed email addresses. The Auto Responders can be very simple or quite complex.
Bluetooth Headsets Headphones
These wireless headsets work based on Bluetooth Technology and are suitable for the GSM phone.
Bonded Internet
Commonly this uses xDSL technology for multiple channels over one line. It provides internet speed from 3 Mbps to 12Mbps.
Business Cable
This is Internet connectivity received through coaxial cables, usually via the same medium as cable television.
Business DSL
DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is a technology for bringing high-bandwidth information to homes and small businesses over ordinary copper telephone lines. The telephone wire can be used for such subscriber line. You may be able to receive data at rates to 6.1 megabits per second. More typically, individual connections will provide from 1.544 Mbps to 512 Kbps downstream and about 128 Kbps upstream.
Business Unlimited calling plan
This plan allows unlimited calling by fixed monthly tolls for both domestic and international calls.
Call Center Software
It is Software for the Call Center of your Corporation. It allows the faultless functioning of your phone system.
Calling Card
A small card, usually resembling a credit card, used to pay for telephone services.
Cellular Accessories
Additional products that enhance comfort when using your mobile phone: Bluetooth Headsets, Skins, Car Chargers, Cases, Home Chargers, Memory Cards.
Cellular Mobile Device
A device that allows wireless communication for telephoning, messages and data transfer. We offer four types of cellular devices: Mobile Phones, Smartpfones, Netbooks and Wireless PC Card Adapters.
Cellular Phone (Cell Phone)
A mobile phone or mobile (also called cellphone and handphone) which is an electronic device used for mobile telecommunications (mobile telephone, text messaging or data transmission) over a cellular network of specialized base stations known as cell sites.
Cellular Phone Plan
A mobile account plan corresponding to your individual or group needs.
Cellular Technology
This term, typically used for all cellular phones regardless of the technology use, derives from cellular base stations that receive and transmit calls. Both cellular and personal communications service (PCS) phones use cellular technology.
Charger
A Device charging batteries of Mobile Devices. Charger can be for using at the Home (Office) or from the Auto Electrical Set.
Conference Calling Services
A telephone call in which the calling party wishes to have more than one called party listen in to the audio portion of the call.
Data Backup (Disaster Recovery)
This includes making Backup Copies of the Base Data and Files periodically and Recovering them after a Disaster.
Dedicated LD (Call Center)
The dedicated or leased Long Distance line provides an opportunity for 23 simultaneous calls over T1 and 28 times more over T3 (DS3). These opportunities allow building a Call Center.
Dedicated LD (In/Out)
It is dedicated (leased and no switched) line for Long Distance in/out voice service.
Dedicated LD (PRI)
It is dedicated (leased and no switched) line for Long Distance voice service over Primary Rate Interface. It is an ISDN service that provides 23 64 Kbps B (Bearer) channels and one 64 Kbps D (Data) channel (23B+D), which is equivalent to the 24 channels of a T1 line. The advantage of the D channel is that it sends control signals that can dynamically allocate any number of B channels for different applications. (pcmag.com)
Dial Around Services
It is a long-distance services that requires customers to dial a long-distance provider with access code before dialing a long-distance number to bypass or dial around the customer s chosen long-distance carrier to get a better rate.
Digital Trunk Handoff
It is Trunk over digital and wireless technology using the Handoff, i.e. when the communicated object is mobile and it moves away from one base station or cell and comes to another one, the call is transferred between the stations in order to avoid call termination.
Domain Name
An identification label that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority, or control in the Internet, based on the Domain Name System (DNS).
DS3 Internet
It is full using of DS3 telecommunication standard. The service provides Internet over coaxial or optical cable.
E-mail marketing
A form of direct marketing which uses electronic mail as a means of communicating commercial or fundraising messages to an audience. In its broadest sense, every e-mail sent to a potential or current customer could be considered e-mail marketing.
Enterprise VoIP
A service plan using technology to make telephone calls via the Internet, oriented for enterprise needs.
Ethernet over Copper Internet
Ethernet over copper is Local Area Network (LAN). It connects computers to the LAN server using 5 pairs of cables, hubs and switches. The LAN server is connected to the Internet. The provided speed is from 2Mbps to 20 Mbps.
Ethernet over DS1/DS3
This is Local Area Network. It connects computers to the server of the LAN using DS1 or DS3 communication line. DS1 (or T1) provides 1.5 Mbps and DS3 (or T3) Р  Р вЂ Р  РІР‚љРІР‚Сљ up to 45 Mbps. The server of the LAN is connected to the Internet.
Fast Ethernet
A local Network that communicate computers and other Devices using transfer speed of 10 Mbps (megabits per second).
FBX Phone System
Private Branch Exchange Phone System is your own, smaller version of the phone company's central switching office. A PBX controls all your incoming and outgoing calls, and offers the benefits of many automated features, easy set up and flexibility when adding or changing your phone system.
Fixed Wireless Broadband
It is a wireless broadband connection to the Internet from fixed point (in contrast to mobile wireless connection).
FLEX
It is a set of protocols for radio paging systems. So is named a paging system over this set of protocols.
Fractional DS3 Internet
It is the next higher telecom standard. It provides 28 times capacity of T1. You can receive full 45 Mbps speed or fraction of it.
Gigabit Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet is a transmission technology based on the Ethernet frame format and protocol used in local area networks(LANs), provides a data rate of 1 billion bits per second (one gigabit). Gigabit Ethernet is defined in the IEEE 802.3 standard and is currently being used as the backbone in many enterprise networks. (searchnetworking.techtarget.com)
Google Apps for Business
It is a system of Web-based office tools hosted by Google to streamline setup, minimize maintenance and reduce IT costs.
Headphones
Headphones (also known as earphones, earbuds, stereophones, headsets, or by the slang term cans) are a pair of transducers that receive an electrical signal from a media player or receiver and use speakers placed in close proximity to the ears (hence the name earphone) to convert the signal into audible.
High BW Fixed Wireless
The High Business information Warehouse on Fixed Wireless is a special option of the High Speed Internet. It is a combination of databases and database management tools that are used to support management decision making.
High Speed Internet Services
It is based on broadband Internet connectivity that allow download speeds which are many times faster than a dial-up connection. High-speed Internet connectivity is provided by Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), cable, satellite and wireless service providers.
Hosted (or Virtual) PBX Phone System
A business phone system that has no physical connections such as wires and equipment. It is instead hosted by the service provider, and is therefore more affordable than a traditional PBX system. Small businesses opt for virtual PBXs to save on costs required for hardware purchases and maintenance. A virtual PBX system delivers functions and features such as call forwarding, multiple extensions, voicemail and other call management tools.
Hosted PBX (Call Center/Enterprise)
This is a business phone system that has no physical connections such as wires and equipment. It is instead hosted by the service provider, and is therefore more affordable than a traditional PBX system. Small businesses opt for virtual PBXs to save on costs required for hardware purchases and maintenance. A virtual PBX system delivers functions and features such as call forwarding, multiple extensions, voicemail and other call management tools. The administered on web Call Center gives more flexibility and features.
Hosted PBX (SMB)
This is a business phone system that has no physical connections such as wires and equipment. It is instead hosted by the service provider, and is therefore more affordable than a traditional PBX system. Small businesses opt for virtual PBXs to save on costs required for hardware purchases and maintenance. A virtual PBX system delivers functions and features such as call forwarding, multiple extensions, voicemail and other call management tools. It is great for SMB (Small and Medium sized Business).
Integrated Voice/Data
A Network including transfers of Voice and Data of every kind.
International Calling
The International calling plan gives the possibility to call to number of any other country in the World.
International VPLS
The International Virtual Private LAN Service connects thru Internet world wide located offices in one Network.
Intranet
A privately maintained computer network that can be accessed only by authorized persons, especially members or employees of the organization that owns it.
Intranet T1
T1 is a digital transmission service over copper wire (but now it also includes optical and wireless media). It consists of 24 separate channels with a rate of 1.5 Mbps.
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Local Phone Services
A call service limited in local area, definite from area code number.
Local Voice - T1
This is a Local Voice service over T1. The T1 is a digital transmission service over copper wire (but now also include optical and wireless media). It is consists of 24 separate channels with rate of 1.5 Mbps.
Long Distance Plan
A telephone call made outside a certain area, usually characterized by an area code outside of a local call area.
Long Distance Switched
Switched long distance can be defined as a permanent post or prepaid long distance plan. Switched plans are applied to landlines, meaning residential or business phones. It is called switched long distance, because upon dialing the destination number, the phone immediately connects to a switch, connecting the call. (ldpost.com)
MAN
The Metropolitan Area Network is a large Network in a Big City or an urbanized territory. It is larger than LAN (Locate Area Network) but more cramped than WAN (Wide area Network).
Managed Services
These are a responsible permanent maintenance over your communication systems or a part of them.
Managed Web Hosting
It is Web Hosting for your Corporate Website with full maintenance on server over the Windows, Linux or UNIX.
Metro Ethernet
A computer network that covers a metropolitan area and that is based on the Ethernet standard. It is commonly used as a metropolitan access network to connect subscribers and businesses to a larger service network or the Internet. Businesses can also use Metro Ethernet to connect branch offices to their Intranet.
Metro Fiber Ethernet
Metro Fiber Ethernet is a computer data network based on the Ethernet standard that serves a metropolitan area. Metro Ethernet services operate on high capacity fiber optic media and connect business subscribers to their branch offices (intranets), the internet and to additional service networks. (carrier-ethernet-solutions.com)
Micro SD Card
A format for removable flash memory cards. SD is an acronym for Secure Digital. The cards are commonly used in cellular phones, as well as in some newer handheld GPS devices, portable media players, digital audio players, expandable USB flash memory drives and other.
Microsoft Exchange
The Microsoft Exchange server is one of the most popular collaborative and messaging servers in the world. It is used by businesses and organizations utilizing Microsoft infrastructure solutions. The Exchange is basically the power behind all the amazing features of Microsoft Outlook. (mail2web.com)
Mobile Wireless
This is an Internet connection over mobile wireless like Cell Phones. This require a special device connected to a mobile computer (Laptop, Notebook, Netbook). This service allows an internet connection in any place, covered by the Cellular System of the Provider.
MPLS
Multi Protocol Label Switching is a mechanism in high-performance telecommunications networks which directs and carries data from one network node to the next with the help of labels. MPLS makes it easy to create virtual links between distant nodes. It can encapsulate packets of various network protocols.
Multi-location Internet Access
Internet Access for offices located on many different locations.
Network Monitoring
This includes a couple of permanently and periodically made Observations and Measurements over your Network(s) to prevent faults and break-dawns.
OC-3 Internet
OC-3 is short for Optical Carrier transmission rates 3. The number 3 means that the base speed of 51.84 Mbps is multiplied by 3, i. e. 155 Mbps.
OC-12 Internet
OC-12 is short for Optical Carrier transmission rates 12. The number 12 means that the base speed of 51.84 Mbps is multiplied by 12, i. e. 622 Mbps.
OC-48 Internet
OC-48 is short for Optical Carrier transmission rates 48. The number 48 means that the base speed of 51.84 Mbps is multiplied by 48, i. e. 2.5 Gbps.
P2P
P2P stands "Peer to Peer". In this network the "peers" are computer systems connected to each other via the internet. They can share data of any kind directly between computers without the need of a central server.
POTS Lines
This acronym means: Plain Old Telephone Service. It is Standard land-line, twisted-pair copper wire, dial-up telephone service provided to homes and business for basic communications, without features such as call waiting, call forwarding, caller ID, ISDN, etc.
Prepaid Cellular Phone Service
A service purchased in advance of using it. A user can access a mobile phone network without ongoing billing. Users can then use the mobile phone network until they run out of credit.
PRI
Primary Rate Interface is an ISDN service that provides 23 64 Kbps B (Bearer) channels and one 64 Kbps D (Data) channel (23B+D), which is equivalent to the 24 channels of a T1 line. The advantage of the D channel is that it sends control signals that can dynamically allocate any number of B channels for different applications. (pcmag.com)
PRI Handoff
It is Primary Rate Interface - an ISDN service that provides 23 64 Kbps B (Bearer) channels and one 64 Kbps D (Data) channel (23B+D), which is equivalent to the 24 channels of a T1 line – used over wireless connection with Handoff. The Handoff allows when the communicated object is mobile and it moves away from one base station or cell and comes to another one, the call is transferred between the stations in order to avoid call termination.
Programming Package
A packet of TV programs and refers to subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital signal from satellite.
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Receiver
In this context it is radio receiver that receives broadband TV signal from a communication satellite. It receives the signals for all channels included in Programming Package simultaneously.
Remote Storage
It is Remote Data Storage for the data of your server(s). You receive two benefits: Extending of your data storage and duplicating your data on the remote server.
Residential VoIP
A service plan using technology to make telephone calls via the Internet, oriented for residential needs.
Sales Force Automation (SFA)
It is a system that automatically records all the stages in a sales process. SFA includes a contact management system which tracks all contact that has been made with a given customer, the purpose of the contact, and any follow up that may be needed. This ensures that sales efforts are not duplicated, reducing the risk of irritating customers. SFA also includes a sales lead tracking system, which lists potential customers through paid phone lists, or customers of related products. (en.wikipedia.org)
Satellite High-Speed Internet
This is an Internet service thru a Communication Satellite with a dish antenna.
Satellite TV
A television system in which the signal is transmitted to an orbiting satellite that receives the signal and amplifies it and transmits it back to earth.
Screen Protector
A screen protector is used to protect the LCD screens of digital, electronic devices. Screen protectors are used since some Mobile Devices are operated via a stylus.
Script
In this context it is a file or a part of file with sequence of instructions that is interpreted or carried out by another program. In the context of the World Wide Web, Perl, VBScript, and similar script languages are often written to handle forms input or other services for a Web site and are processed on the Web server. A JavaScript script in a Web page runs “client-side” on the Web browser.
Security and Firewalls
These are services making the communication systems of your Company more secure. They prevent an unauthorized infiltration in your networks, an infection with computer viruses, rootkits, spy programs and other malicious software.
SEO
Search Engine Optimization - the use of various techniques to improve a web site’s ranking in the search engines and thus attract more visitors.
Server Collocation
It is a Web server, that is located at a dedicated facility designed with resources which include a secured cage or cabinet, regulated power, dedicated Internet connection, security and support. This is more secure and safe.
SIP
Session Initiation Protocol - a signaling protocol, widely used for controlling multimedia communication sessions such as voice and video calls over Internet Protocol (IP).
SIP Handoff
It is wireless communication line using Session Initiation Protocol with Handoff technology. The Handoff allows when the communicated object is mobile and it moves away from one base station or cell and comes to another one, the call is transferred between the stations in order to avoid call termination.
SIP (Local/LD Trunks)
It is phone line for Local and Long Distance calls using SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). It commonly employed for Voice over IP (VoIP) signaling.
SIP Trunking
Session Initiation Protocol connection - a service offered by many Internet Telephony Service Providers that connects a company’s PBX to the existing telephone system infrastructure via Internet using the SIP VoIP standard.
SIP/VoIP (LD Buckets)
It is Voice over IP using SIP (Session Initiation Protocol), allowing big amount of Long Distance simultaneous calls.
Smart Phone
A a mobile phone offering advanced functions which may normally only be found on a PC. These often have email and internet capabilities as well as a built-in keyboard.
Software
In concrete meaning it is a complete of variety Scripts united in a System which can perform complex operations when is installed on Web Server.
SSL VPN
An SSL VPN (Secure Sockets Layer Virtual Private Network) is a form of VPN that can be used with a standard Web browser. In contrast to the traditional Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) VPN, an SSL VPN does not require the installation of specialized client software on the end user's computer. It's used to give remote users with access to Web applications, client/server applications and internal network connections. (techtarget.com)
Stereo Earbuds
Comfortable high quality Headphones for listen stereo music from your cellphone or another media device.
T1/Dedicated
T1 is a widely used standard in telecommunications to transmit voice and data between devices. It covers wide` range of telecommunication solutions. Dedicated line that uses this standard.
Telecommunication Plan
An account Plan for realizing telecommunication service of any kind.
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Virtual (or Hosted) PBX Systems
A business phone system that has no physical connections such as wires and equipment. It is instead hosted by the service provider, and is therefore more affordable than a traditional PBX system. Small businesses opt for virtual PBXs to save on costs required for hardware purchases and maintenance. A virtual PBX system delivers functions and features such as call forwarding, multiple extensions, voicemail and other call management tools.
Voice over MPLS
It is Voice Service over MPLS (Multiprotocol label Switching). It is a mechanism in high-performance telecommunications networks.
Voice T1
A transmitting of voice over T1 technology.
VoIP
Voice over Internet Protocol - a general term for a family of transmission technologies for delivery of voice communications over IP networks such as the Internet.
VPLS
Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) is a way to provide Ethernet based multipoint to multipoint communication over IP/MPLS networks. VPLS is a virtual private network (VPN) technology that allows any-to-any (multipoint) connectivity. In a VPLS, the local area network (LAN) at each site is extended to the edge of the provider network. The provider network then emulates a switch or bridge to connect the entire customer LANs to create a single bridged LAN. (wikipedia.org)
VPN
Virtual Private Network is a computer network that is layered on top of an underlying computer network. The private nature of a VPN means that the data traveling over the VPN is not generally visible to, or is encapsulated from, the underlying network traffic
WAN
The Wide Area Network - a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network.
Web Design
A service that includes the arrangement and creation of web pages that in turn make up a web site.
Web Hosting Service
is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their own website accessible via the World Wide Web.
Web Maintenance
The on-going support to change the content of the current web site files. An example of this is when data such as rates, photos or any current data changes.
Web Promotion
A collection of techniques that serve to boost the popularity of, or to promote, a website. IT is the marketing of products or services that the Website offers over the Internet.
Web script
A computer programming language for adding dynamic capabilities to World Wide Web pages. Web pages marked up with HTML (hypertext markup language) or XML (extensible markup language) are largely static documents. Web scripting can add information to a page as a reader uses it or let the reader enter information that may, for example, be passed on to the order department of an online business.
Wireless PC card adapter
A network card that connects the computer to the Internet over a cellular network. There are two types of Wireless PC cards for special PC slot of the Notebook and for USB slot. If you have Notebook with Wireless PC card you will be connected to the Internet from any place that the cellular network covers.
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