- Access and Interconnection
- Broadband area
- Ducts Access
- Digital Television
- Electronic Commerce
- Emergency Communications
- Electronic communications - market analysis
- Electronic communications - regulatory framework
- ITED - ITUR
- International Activity
- International Roaming
- Leased Lines
- Local Loop Unbundling
- Mobile Networks and Services
- Numbering, Names and Addressing
- Postal area
- R&TTE Regulatory Framework
- Spectrum management
- Telephone Service at a Fixed Location and Universal Service
- URSI - Portuguese Committee
Glossary of electronic communication and postal services
UHF - Ultra High FrequencyOne of the frequency bands used for the broadcasting of terrestrial television service.
UMTS - Universal Mobile Telecommunications SystemOne of the 3G mobile communications systems which will be used, particularly in Europe, and which is integrated in a much larger family (IMT-2000).
Unbundled Access to the Local LoopTotally unbundled access to the local loop and shared access to the local loop; this access does not imply change in the ownership of the local loop.
Universal Postal ServicePermanent offer of postal services of a specific quality, provided throughout national territory at prices accessible to all users, aiming to satisfy the communication needs of the population and those of economic and social activities.
Universal ServiceIn general terms, universal service (US) is taken as meaning the minimum set of services of a specified quality which is available to all users at an affordable price.
Universal Service of TelecommunicationsSet of public interest telecommunications services conceived to satisfy the communication needs of the population and the economic and social activities throughout the national territory. This set of services is obligatorily provided by certain operators, according to terms of equality and continuity and pursuant to suitable conditions of remuneration, taking into consideration the demands of economic development and social harmony and balance. Such obligations are laid out in the law and in the licensing agreements.
UploadTo send data (for example a text file or a programme) from one computer to another computer, generally from the customer's computer to the server. The opposite of download.
UpstreamConnection to transport information from the user to the network. May also mean the transport of an electrical signal from a terrestrial station to a satellite.
URL - Uniform Resource Locator or Universal Resource LocatorStandardised form to indicate the address of any resource present on the Internet and part of the World Wide Web. For example the URL of ANACOM's home page on the Internet is http://www.anacom.pt.
User NameUser Name - Abbreviated name (without spaces) specific to a user on the system of a determined internet access service provider. May be attributed or chosen by the user. The user name, or ID, followed by the site address where the user is registered becomes their email address.
User ProfileSet of information which includes the record of the type of use of a given service by a determined customer or group of customers so as to enable later development of more personalised services.
ANACOM Conference 2013 - Financing the future, 01.07.2013
World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15), Geneva, 2-27.11.2015
Positions, clarifications and statements issued by ANACOM between 2004 and 2013
Access the services which we provide electronically
FAQ on Audiotext, Digital Terrestrial Television - DTT, International Roaming, Licences for land mobile service private radiocommunications networks, Local Loop Unbundling, Message-Based value Added Services, National Numbering Plan, Operator Portability, R&TTE Regulatory Framework, Telephone Service at a Fixed Location and Universal Service, VoIP