Mobius SMSC Gateway Glossary

Caller ID

Caller ID is a telecommunication feature that allows the recipient of a phone call to see the incoming caller’s phone number or name, if available, on a display device before answering the call. It provides valuable information to the receiver, enabling them to identify the caller and make informed decisions about answering or managing incoming calls.

European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Global System

The ETSI Global System is a set of standards that defines the protocols and specifications for the implementation of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) networks in Europe and other regions. It encompasses various aspects such as network architecture, radio interfaces, signaling protocols, and network services, providing a framework for interoperability and compatibility among GSM network operators and equipment manufacturers. 

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) is a wireless communication technology designed primarily for voice and data transmission in domestic and business environments. It provides secure and interference-free wireless communication by using digital spread spectrum technology. DECT systems operate in specific frequency bands, ensuring reliable and high-quality voice communication, and they support features like multiple handsets, seamless roaming, and encryption for enhanced security.


Short Message Service Center (SMSC) is a crucial component of a mobile network that enables the exchange of text messages between mobile devices. It serves as a centralized hub responsible for storing, forwarding, and delivering SMS messages. SMSC acts as an intermediary, routing messages between senders and recipients while managing message queuing, delivery receipts, and various messaging features.

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