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Glossary of Terms

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This knowledge base glossary provides a collection of knowledge base documents that define many technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to a specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the knowledge base glossary below.

iDEN
A wireless technology from Motorola combining the capabilities of a digital cellular telephone, two-way radio, alphanumeric pager and data/fax modem in a single network. Nextel is the brand name for Sprint’s line of iDEN walkie-talkie enabled phones – this feature is called “Direct Connect”. Boost Mobile is a subsidiary of Sprint Nextel, providing an economy prepaid service (MVNO) for the youth market, using the same iDEN technology as Nextel, and using Sprint Nextel’s iDEN network. Boost also offers unlimited service using CDMA phones and Sprint Nextel’s CDMA network.