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abbreviation Telecommunications, Digital Technology.
third-generation: being or relating to a mobile device or communications technology that is more advanced than the earlier two versions, using high-speed broadband to support internet access and multimedia applications: 3G tablets and e-readers.
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Origin of 3G

First recorded in 1995–2000
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British Dictionary definitions for 3G

3G

abbreviation for
third-generation; a system for mobile phones allowing fast connection, internet access, digital photography, graphics transmission and display, and other advanced features
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