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E_PortEcho CancellationEFM
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EBECTEFS
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E_Port

Acronym for: Expansion port


E1

A dedicated digital communication link provided by a European telephone company that offers 2.048 Mbit/s multiplexed signals over 30 channels—E1 is commonly used for carrying traffic to and from private business networks and Internet service providers.


EB

Acronym for: Errored block


EBS

Acronym for: Excess burst size


E-business or e-commerce

The buying and selling of goods and services, providing services to customers and collaborating with business partners over the Internet.


EC

Acronym for: Error count


ECC

Acronym for: Embedded control channel


Echo Cancellation

The elimination of reflected signals (i.e., echoes) in a two-way transmission created by some types of telephone equipment. Echo cancellation is used in data transmission to improve the bandwidth of the line.


ECN

Acronym for: Explicit congestion notification


ECT

Acronym for: ECN capable transport



EDGE

Acronym for: Enhanced data rates for GSM evolution (Enhanced GPRS)


EE_Credit

Acronym for: End-to-end credit


EE_Credit_CNT

Acronym for: End-to-end credit count



EFMA

Acronym for: Ethernet-in-the-first-mile alliance


EFS

Acronym for: Error-free second


eHEC

Acronym for: Extension header error check



EIR

Acronym for: Excess information rate