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Glossary beginning with M

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Machine to machine (M2M) refers to devices that use either wired or wireless technology to connect with other devices and transfer information to them via networks. In wireless M2M, the devices include a SIM card, which enables them to remotely connect to GSM and GPRS networks and transfer information either via SMS or data packets to other devices.


A megabyte (MB or Mbyte) is a unit of digital information storage or transmission that is equal to 1,048,576 bytes.


MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) are wireless communications services providers that do not own the wireless network infrastructure. This enables them to negotiate prices with mobile network operators (MNOs) worldwide to obtain the best coverage and pricing available, allowing them to provide independent and customised pricing and coverage to their customers.

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