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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon

CNET lays out the lingo so you can cram, throttle, and churn your way into the hearts of telecommunications geeks the world over.

By Jul. 16, 2011

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A beginner's guide to more telecom jargon

In part 2 of the guide, CNET explains the difference between postpaid and prepaid, and why M2M isn't some new chocolate candy.

By Jul. 25, 2011

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Microsoft Answer Desk to go easy on 'tech jargon'

The software giant unveils an online version of the physical support Answer Desk that's been up and running at the various Microsoft Store outlets.

By Dec. 8, 2011

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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon, part 3

This week, CNET tackles one of the hottest words in the industry, "spectrum," and explains the difference between selling a product and shipping one.

By Jul. 31, 2011

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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon, part 8

This week, CNET looks at what it means to create a virtual fence, the difference between a feature phone and smartphone, and why you should always send in your rebates.

By Oct. 2, 2011

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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon, part 7

A look at chipsets, Enhanced 911, and why breaking up is hard to do (for companies).

By Sep. 11, 2011

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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon, part 6

When telecommunications experts say ecosystem, they aren't talking about shrubbery and animals. CNET explains why.

By Aug. 21, 2011

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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon, part 5

CNET tackles one of the most overly used and overly hyped buzzwords: cloud.

By Aug. 14, 2011

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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon, part 4

CNET looks at even more flavors of 4G, and explains why seasons mean more to companies than just hot summers and cold winters.

By Aug. 7, 2011