GPRS


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GPRS

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) general packet radio service: a telecommunications system providing very fast internet connections for mobile phones
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GPRS is expected to bring new vitality to the market for wireless data communication by enabling mobile Internet services that are fast and user friendly.
GSM data services: Summary of the features of GSM data transfer services comparison of the capabilities of a conventional circuit-switched GSM data service with GPRS and HSCSD services basic principles and application of EDGE SMS, EMS and XMS message services the components of mobile Internet services.
Mobile operators worldwide are deploying GPRS to target the market for mobile data services.
The Sierra Wireless AirCard 700 series will be an exciting addition to our lineup of award-winning AirCard products and will offer North American GPRS subscribers complete, compelling high-speed wireless data access from anywhere in the world.
Support of the Lipman 8320 GPRS is significant in that it will allow store locations worldwide, without traditional landlines or with limited landline access, to work with Emida's Debisys and Puntoflex POSA networks in order to provide prepaid wireless and value transfer services to customers.
The greatest advantage of GPRS for mobile subscribers lies in the possibility to have continuous connectivity to the internet, the corporate intranet or a WAP portal, for fast mobile access to new content-rich services.
EDGE, Enhanced Data for Global Evolution (E-GPRS), is the technology that gives GPRS networks the capacity to provide data services similar to the third generation of mobile telephony.
Professionals quickly discover that, although the technical specifications for GPRS cover all parts of the engineering functions in detail and depth, they are lacking in one important feature; the conceptual framework within which the specifications sit - GPRS in Practice fills this gap.
According to Russ Freen, co-founder and chief technology officer of Bridgewater Systems, "While Bridgewater Systems is primarily known for its CDMA and Wi-Fi offerings, many service providers utilize GPRS networks.
We are very pleased that Amoi, a premium brand and one of the largest handset manufacturers in China, selected us as its platform provider for its GPRS portfolio," says Sandeep Chennakeshu, President Ericsson Mobile Platforms.
The standard aims to provide consumers and business users with a seamless Push-to-Talk experience -- using existing wireless data networks, such as GPRS.
Spirent's GPRS Performance Test System SE is built on the company's Mobility 2500 test platform.