An index of all the common telecoms terms, jargon and acronyms.

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Open Standard

A computer or communications standard whose technical specs are readily available to equipment manufacturers and other parties that want to incorporate the standard into their products or systems.

OSI – Open Systems Interconnection Model

An international set of rules for computer networking that creates open standards to allow a computer on any network to share information with any other computer on that network.

OAM – Operations, Administration and Maintenance

A group of network management functions that provide information and specifics to manage a system or network, such as performance info, network fault indications, and data and diagnosis functions.

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