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Glossary

Glossary of terms 

 

Term

Definition

A

AMSR 

Anonymised Mobile Subscription Reference. This is a unique identifier used by EE that replaces an individual’s mobile phone number and that may be used to distinguish one individual from another.

API

Application Programming Interface

APN

Access Point Network 

ATP 

Account Takeover Protection 

B

BAN

Billing Account Number

C

CRM

Customer Relationship Management

CTN

Customer Telephone Number

D

   

E

eKYC

Electronic Know Your Customer

eSIM

Embedded SIM

F

   

G

   

H

HAC

Header Enrichment Code 

HBB

Home Broadband

HLR

Home Location Register

HSS

Home Subscriber Server (or Service)

HTTP

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

HTTPS

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure

I

IMEI

International Mobile Equipment Identity number

IMSI

International Mobile Subscriber Identifier

J

   

K

KYC

Know Your Customer

L

   

M

MCC

Mobile Country Codes 

MCN

Mobile Contact Number - provided for use in relation to a user's EEID

MIG

Mobile Internet Gateway 

MMS

Multimedia Messaging Service

MNC

Mobile Network Codes 

MNO

Mobile Network Operator 

MSISDN

Mobile Subscriber Integrated Services Digital Network Number

MVNO

Mobile Virtual Network Operator

O

OTP

One Time Pin - used to verify that a user has access to a mobile number

OUK

Orange UK

P

PAYG 

Pay As You Go

PAYM

Pay Monthly

PCR

Pseudonymous Customer Reference. This is a unique identifier that replaces an individual’s mobile phone number and that may be used to distinguish one individual from another.

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R

RAN

Radio Access Network

RCS

Rich Communication Services (RCS) is a communication protocol between mobile-telephone carriers and between phone and carrier.

ReST

Representational State Transfer

S

SIM

Subscriber Identification Module

SLR

Service Level Request

SMS

Short Messaging Service

SOA

Service-Oriented Architecture

SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol

SPG

Secure Partner Gateway

SQL

Structured Query Language

SSO

Single Sign-On

SwA

SOAP with Attachment

T

THBS

Torry Harris Business Systems

TMUK

T-Mobile UK

TPS

Transactions per second 

U

UAT

User Acceptance Test

URI

Uniform Resource Identifiers (ReST)

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

V

VPN

Virtual Private Network

W

   

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