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What is 1G? Definition of 1G: Cell Phone Glossary

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Definition: In the world of cell phones, 1G signifies first-generation wireless analog technology standards that originated in the 1980s. 1G was replaced by 2G wireless digital standards.

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Pronunciation: one-gee
Also Known As: first-generation cell phone standards
Alternate Spellings: 1-G
Examples:
1G was introduced as the analog standard for cell phones in the 1980s.
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