global system for mobile communications

Word History

Etymology

French Groupe spéciale mobile, team appointed by European telecommunications administrations in 1982 to develop standards for wireless networks

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“GSM.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/GSM. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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