• noun
    (written as GSM)
    a popular system used for wireless cellular telephone communications throughout Europe, Asia and parts of North America.
  • acronym forGPRS
    (written as GSM)


  • (written as GSM)
    A digital cellular network technology which usually utilizes time-division multiple access. It is used in Europe and in many other parts of the world, and may operate in the 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, or 1900 MHz frequency bands. Aside from telephony, it supports voice mail, fax, caller ID, email, Internet access, and error correction, among others. It is the abbreviation of global System for mobile communications.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a way of showing the weight of paper used in printing.

Media Studies

  • (written as GSM)
    a trade name for an international wireless communications network for mobile phones


  • acronym forGlobal System For Mobiles
    (written as GSM)