Meaning Over the air
Type Acronym
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Usage General (not just online)

OTA may be used to describe any type of wireless data transfer. However, it is mostly commonly used to refer to software updates transmitted wirelessly to cell phones and other mobile devices. In some cases, OTA updates are initiated manually, while in other cases, they may be automatic.

Example "I just updated my phone's firmware OTA yesterday."
Updated May 27, 2013