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PASM (Power and Air Condition Solution Management GmbH)

###PASM (Power and Air Condition Solution Management GmbH) ###is a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG. PASM is responsible for procuring, provisioning and delivering power, including the associated support services, within the Group.

PCF (Product Carbon Footprint)

The term product carbon footprint is defined and used differently by different countries. In the overall context, the term means the balance of greenhouse gas emissions along the entire life cycle of a product in a defined application and related to a defined unit of use.

POTS

POTS  (Plain Old Telephone Service) is a corruption of the technical term, PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) for analog telephone service, which is outdated in most areas. The term has become standard technical jargon. POTS  is used to refer to any service feature that could already be used in analog networks.

Power-down mode

The power-down mode is a defined state of a microprocessor in which its executing units and caches are switched off and do not use any power. The mode helps reduce stand-by power consumption.

Prepaid

In contrast to postpay contracts, prepay communication services are services for which credit has been purchased in advance with no fixed-term contract obligations.