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N

N-CDMA
Narrowband Code Division Multiple Access

N-ISDN
Narrowband Integrated Service Digital Network

NA
Numerical Aperture

NAK
Negative Acknowledgement

NAP
Network Access Point

NAP
Network Access Provider

NARTE
National Association of Radio & Telecommunications Engineers

NARUC
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners

NATA
North American Telecommunications Association

NATOA
National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors

NCCF
Network Communications Control Facility

NCIA
Native Client Interface Architecture (Cisco)

NE
Network Element

NEBE
Near End Block Error

NEBS
Network Equipment Building System

NEC
National Electric Code

NECA
National Exchange Carrier Association

NEXT
Near End Cross-Talk

NG
Next Generation

NGDLC
Next-Generation Digital Loop Carrier

NGN
Next Generation Network

NIC
Network Interface Card

NID
Network Interface Device

NIST
National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIU
Network Interface Unit

nm
Nanometer

NMC
Network Management Center

NMS
Network Management System

NNI
Network-Network Interface

NNI
Network-Node interface

NOC
Network Operations Center

NOS
Network Operations System

NPF
Network Processing Forum

NRZ
Non-Return-to-Zero

NRZ-M
Non-Return-to-Zero Mark

NSA
National Security Agency

NSAP
Network Service Access Point

nsec
Nanosecond

NSGR
Network Standards Generic Requirements

NSP
Network Service Provider

NSS
Network Switching Subsystem

NT
Network Termination

NTACS
Narrowband Total Access Communications System

NTIA
National Telecommunications and Information Administration

NTN
National Telecommunications Network

NTSC
National Television Standards Committee

NTU
Network Termination Unit

NUL
Null Character

NZ-DSF
Non-Zero-Dispersion-Shifted Fiber


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