Definition of 2G in English:

2G

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A digital mobile communications standard allowing for voice calls and limited data transmission: 3G handles both voice and data much more efficiently than 2G [as modifier]: 2G networks
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    • But naming a technology that will do for 3G what SMS did for 2G had everyone scratching their heads.
    • "We are creating one multi-speed, multimedia network; integrating 2G, 3G and Wi-Fi," he said.
    • As US cellular users know only too well, maintaining decent 2G coverage even in densely populated strips such as the Valley's 101 Freeway out of San Jose is a minor miracle.

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of second generation.

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