- Fourth generation mobile broadband technology, used by smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices to access the web.
- Fifth generation mobile broadband technology, used by smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices to access the web.
- The amount of data transmitted in a given amount of time; usually measured in Megabits per second (Mbps).
- High-speed Internet access that allows users to access the Internet and Internet-related services at significantly higher speeds than those available through "dial-up" services; current Federal speed requirements are 25/3 Mbps - a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 3 Mbps.
- CA Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
- State agency that regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians' access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services, including telecommunications
- Communication network where the final link is wireless.
- Electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data
- Digital accessibility
- Process of making digital products, websites, mobile apps, and other digital tools and technologies, accessible to everyone, providing all users access to the same information, regardless of impairments.
- Digital divide
- Gap that exists between individuals who have access to modern information and communication technology and those who lack it.
- Digital eco-system
- Distributed, adaptive, open socio-technical system with properties of self-organization, scalability, and sustainability inspired from natural ecosystems.
- Digital equity
- Condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy, and economy NDIA.
- Digital inclusion
- Activities necessary to ensure that all individuals and communities, including the most disadvantaged, have access to and use of Information and Communication Technologies NDIA.
- Digital infrastructure
- Data and software and the mechanisms needed to enable them to work together seamlessly so that they can be shared, managed, combined and collaborations can take place.
- Digital literacy
- Ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.
- Digital services
- Electronic delivery of information including data and content across multiple platforms and devices like web or mobile.
- Fiber optics
- High-speed data transmission medium using tiny glass or plastic filaments that carry light beams.
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Combination of computer hardware, software, personnel, and procedures capable of capturing, storing, manipulating, analyzing, and displaying geographically referenced data.
- Information and communications technology (ICT)
- Broader term for Information Technology (IT), which refers to all communication technologies, including the internet, wireless networks, cell phones, computers, software, video-conferencing, social networking, and other media applications and services enabling users to access, retrieve, store, transmit, and manipulate information in a digital form.
- The fundamental facilities and systems serving a municipality, region, country, or other area including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
- Internet Service Provider (ISP)
- An organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the internet.
- Smart City
- Municipality that uses information and communication technologies to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public, and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare. - IoT World
- Smart device
- Electronic device, generally connected to other devices or networks, that can operate to some extent interactively and autonomously.
- Smart infrastructure
- Integration of smart technologies into the fundamental facilities and systems serving a municipality, region, country, or other area including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
- A popular technology that allows devices to connect to the Internet wirelessly using radio waves.