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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Motorola's PTT solution works with both GPRS and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) 2000 1X networks.
Messaging and knowledge management consultancy services supplier Imhotek Ltd has introduced its IXP and IXP Lite software products for carrying out GPRS calls.
"Our customers today use iChip and a Nokia 30 GPRS terminal to send live, high-resolution 30 kilobyte images from their trucks to the control room.
"Agilent's test and repair solution will significantly reduce the number of GPRS phones that are sent back to the manufacturers," said LuAnn Piccard, vice president and general manager for Agilent's Wireless Network Solutions.
A highly anticipated wireless technology standard, GPRS is expected to improve data services that can readily be added to GSM-based communications.
The hard pressed industry hopes GPRS (General Packet Radio Switching) will overcome disappointment with current WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) handsets.
Omnipoint and Ericsson signed the first US GPRS contract in January 1999, and Ericsson currently is delivering GPRS equipment to more than 45 wireless communications service providers for field trials in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe.
- Communication modules GSM / GPRS integrated terminal cover counter to counter 3 phase 310/410 ZMG GSM antenna with omni-directional 3 dB of gain with cable length of at least 1.5 m - 300 p.,
Under the GSM/GPRS expansion deal, Nokia would supply the complete range of Nokia GSM/GPRS equipment, including Base Station Subsystems, Switching SubSystems, GPRS Core Network, Short Message Service System, Multimedia Messaging centre expansion and Nokia's download solution.
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) is a new standard that allows the transmission of data over GSM telephone networks at a higher speed and with the convenience of immediate communication without waiting for dialup connections.
The system used for testing included the Nokia GMLC and Nokia SMLC positioning servers, and the Nokia GPRS network solution.
LibanCell, a GSM network operator in Lebanon, has launched a nationwide General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) high-speed mobile data services over a Motorola network and with Motorola handsets.