Base Transceiver System - a mobile radio base station in GSM terminology. Provides radio coverage in a specific area and therefore effectively defines the cell of the GSM cellular system. The corresponding UMTS component is a Node B.
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Base Transceiver Station; contains the equipment for transmitting and receiving of radio signals (transceivers), antennas, and equipment for encrypting and decrypting communications with the Base Station Controller (BSC). Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21250