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  GPRS - General Packet Radio Service
General Packet Radio Service: A GSM data transmission technique that does not set up a continuous channel from a portable terminal for the transmission and reception of data, but transmits and receives data in packets.
General Packet Radio Services: is a packet-based wireless communication service that promises data rates from 56 up to 114 Kbps and continuous connection to the Internet for mobile phone and computer users.
General Packet Radio Services is an ETSI standard and is the first implementation of a packet switched wireless protocol, is that GPRS only uses the network when data is to be sent.
www.auditmypc.com /acronym/GPRS.asp   (1132 words)

 General Packet Radio Service - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) is a mobile data service available to users of GSM mobile phones.
It is often described as "2.5G", that is, a technology between the second (2G) and third (3G) generations of mobile telephony.
A radio noise induced pause can be interpreted by TCP as packet loss, and cause a temporary throttling in transmission speed.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/GPRS   (1249 words)

 What is GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)?
GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a specification for data transfer on TDMA and GSM networks.
GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet based wireless communication service that offers data rates from 9.05 up to 171.2 Kbps and continuous connection to the Internet for mobile phone and computer users.
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) is the packet data evolution to GSM.
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 General Packet Radio Service in GSM
Radio communication between an MS and the GPRS network, indicated by the shaded area in Fig.
The packet access grant channel is used in the packet transfer establishment phase to send resource assignment to an MS prior to the packet transfer.
Her research, supervised by Dr. Goodman, was on the performance of the general packet radio service proposed for GSM phase 2+.
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 General Packet Radio Service GPRS , SGSN, GGSN, Path to UMTS
GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet data communications system integrated with the GSM cellular telephone system.
GPRS is a packet-based wireless communication service that, promises data rates from 56 up to 114 Kbps and continuous connection to the Internet for mobile phone and computer users GPRS is based on "regular" GSM (with the same modulation) and will complement existing services such circuit-switched cellular phone connections such as SMS or cell broadcast.
In theory, GPRS packet-based service should cost users less than circuit-switched services since communication channels are being used on a shared-use, as-packets-are-needed basis rather than dedicated only to one user at a time.
www.geocities.com /mobile4g/gprs.html   (1034 words)

 General Packet Radio Service
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) is a 2.5 generation packet based network technology for GSM networks.
Being packet based, GPRS allows for the use of infrastructure and facilities only when a transaction is required, rather than maintaining facilities in a session-like manner.
prepaid mobile data services, which may be overcome by the introduction of CAMEL and perhaps the use of Parlay.
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 Introduction to GPRS, the General Packet Radio Service
Packet switching is similar to a jigsaw puzzle - the image that the puzzle represents is divided into pieces at the manufacturing factory and put into a plastic bag.
Packet switching means that GPRS radio resources are used only when users are actually sending or receiving data.
In the case of mailbox email services, the emails are actually stored and the user gets a notification on their mobile phone and can then retrieve the full email by dialing in to collect it, forward it and so on.
www.gsmfavorites.com /documents/gprs   (3604 words)

 Mobile/Cellular Technology - GPRS (General Packet Radio System) Wireless Data Communication Service - Mobile Cellular ...
General packet radio service (GPRS) is a packet-based wireless data communication service designed to replace the current circuit-switched services available on the second-generation global system for mobile communications (GSM) and time division multiple access (TDMA) IS-136 networks.
In theory, GPRS services should be cheaper than circuit-switched connections, with the network only being used when data is being transmitted.
Packet control units have to be added and mobility management, air interface and security upgrades have to be performed.
www.mobilecomms-technology.com /projects/gprs   (705 words)

 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
General Packet Radio Service will be coming to the market after High-speed circuit-switched data service (HSCSD) is already in use as an update to the services that it already offers.
General Packet Radio Service offers many new applications that were never before available to users because of the restrictions in speed and messaged length.
It should be noted that the General Packet Radio Service is not only a service designed to be deployed on mobile networks that are based on the GSM digital phone standard.
misnt.indstate.edu /harper/Students/GPRS/GPRS.html   (3657 words)

 Emerging Technology: Clear Signals for General Packet Radio Service
Packet service lets users maintain extended virtual connections, but only be billed when they actually communicate data.
Theoretically, a user could have all eight time slots in the radio channel, but carriers are likely to limit the number of download slots to four (or fewer), for a maximum of 52Kbits/sec, and the number of slots available for uploads to one, for a maximum of 13Kbits/sec.
EDGE is a new radio interface that employs a combination of new coding schemes, new modulation, and the ability to dynamically choose the best possible combination of coding scheme and modulation, based on instantaneous error rates.
www.rysavy.com /Articles/GPRS2/gprs2.html   (3288 words)

 GPRS - General Packet Radio Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
GPRS is defined by 3GPP (Third Generation Partnership Project) and is employed to connect mobile cellular users to PDN (Public Data Network).
Within the GSM network it shares the network databases and radio access network and employees functions known as the PCU (Packet Control Unit), SGSN (Serving GPRS Support Node) and GGSN (Gateway GPRS Support Node) to provide packet switching data services across the fixed and radio network.
Billing for GPRS services will initially be based on volumes, but as services develop it is likely that URL billing from outside the GPRS network will be employed.
www.mpirical.com /companion/GPRS/GPRSService.htm   (154 words)

 Paper:  GPRS
A number of wireless data services are available today, but none are as exciting as a forthcoming data service for GSM networks called General Packet Radio Service (GPRS).
IP packets from the Internet addressed for the mobile station are received by the GGSN, forwarded to the SGSN and then transmitted to the mobile station.
This radio channel carries a raw digital radio stream of 271 kbps which for voice calls is divided into 8 separate data streams, each carrying about 34 kbps.
www.rysavy.com /Articles/GPRS/GPRS.htm   (2796 words)

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In general, there is a many-to-many relationship between the SGSNs and the GGSNs: A GGSN is the interface to external packet data networks for several SGSNs; an SGSN may route its packets over different GGSNs to reach different packet data networks.
The billing of the service is then based on the transmitted data volume, the type of service, and the chosen QoS profile.
The GGSN decapsulates the packets and sends them out on the IP network, where IP routing mechanisms are used to transfer the packets to the access router of the destination network.
www.ececs.uc.edu /~cdmc/course/auluck_gprs.doc   (5183 words)

 General Packet Radio Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Can be connected to GPRS service and GSM service (voice, SMS), but using only one or the other at a given time.
During its heyday, the mid 2000's, typical rates for GPRS service varied wildly, ranging from EUR €1 per megabyte to over €20 per megabyte.
The maximum speed of a GPRS connection (as offered in 2003) is the same as modem connection in an analog wire telephone network, about 4–5 kB/s (depending on the phone used).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service   (1450 words)

 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) - Wireless Communications - Nuntius
Building on the GSM network, it will provide the much needed packet data services to most areas of the world.
In general, the layer 1 functions are usually implemented in the DSP while upper layer protocols such as SNDCP are implemented in the ARM RISC.
The channel models are used for simulating the channel operating environment and are not a function that would be implemented in a mobile handset or base station.
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 What is GPRS? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: General Packet Radio Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
- General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) is a packet-based wireless communication service that promises data rates from 56 up to 114 Kbps and continuous connection to the Internet for mobile phone and computer users.
In theory, GPRS packet-based services cost users less than circuit-switched services since communication channels are being used on a shared-use, as-packets-are-needed basis rather than dedicated to only one user at a time.
It is also easier to make applications available to mobile users because the faster data rate means that middleware currently needed to adapt applications to the slower speed of wireless systems are no longer be needed.
searchnetworking.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci213689,00.html   (342 words)

 General Packet Radio Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One method GPRS uses to alleviate the capacity impacts is sharing the same radio resource among all mobile stations in a cell, providing effective use of the scarce resources.
In addition to providing new services for today's mobile user, GPRS is important as a migration step toward third-generation (3G) networks.
In addition, GPRS will prove a testing and development area for new services and applications, which will also be used in the development of 3G services.
home.clara.net /salman/hypermedia/general_packet_radio_service.htm   (311 words)

 gprs - tutorials free design (general packet radio service)
General Packet Radio Service, more commonly known as GPRS, is a new non-voice, value added, high-speed, packet-switching technology, for GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) networks.
A simple way to understand packet switching is to relate it to a jigsaw puzzle.
These operating system technologies have been deployed in demanding environments, and are at the forefront of providing a solid platform for the next generation of 32-bit embedded devices.
www.eg3.com /WebID/mobile/gprs/blank/overview/a-z.htm   (426 words)

 GPRS - General Packet Radio Service: GPRS - General Packet Radio Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Nonvoice mobile services can be used to assign and communicate new jobs from office-based staff to mobile field staff.
GSM nonvoice services can be used not only to send the job out, but also as a means for the service engineer or sales person can keep the office informed of progress towards meeting the customer’s requirement.
It therefore requires a high speed mobile data service such as GPRS, EDGE or 3GSM to run satisfactorily across a mobile network.
aeont.com /Technology-GPRS-en.aspx   (2628 words)

 General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Tracking Systems - Worldwide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As technology moves forward, vehicle tracking and two way messaging is becoming commonplace within companies wishing to maximise their security and customer service.
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 Multimedia services over GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) network to experience a boom in the Middle East | ...
Dahabra delivered a paper on 'Value Added Services over GPRS networks' at the eighth international 'GSM in the Middle East and Gulf' conference and exhibition, which was held on October 7 and 8, 2003 in Dubai, UAE.
The new emerging markets in the region are clamouring for not just traditional mobile services, but also advanced features such as WAP and MMS, and Info2cell.com has devised strategies to tap these markets and bring to them industry leading solutions,' added Dahabra.
Dahabra was the chief architect and founder for the concept of a regional wireless portal service in the Middle East.
www.ameinfo.com /29829.html   (1221 words)

 Cisco - Cisco General Packet Radio Service Performance Management
When a performance threshold is exceeded, an alert is generated and sent to higher-level management systems such as Cisco Info Center for further processing.
The data volume in packets for downlink traffic from the time the CDR was started until the time it is closed
Metrica/NPR, which is part of the Metrica Service Assurance family of products, consists of a set of equipment interfaces, a database, and reporting modules.
www.cisco.com /warp/public/cc/pd/wr2k/cw4mw/tech/gtrr_wp.htm   (2019 words)

 GPRS: General Packet Radio Service
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) is a standard designed by ETSI for GSM, DCS, PCS digital cellular networks to enable high-speed wireless Internet and other data communications.
Sometimes, it is referred to as the 2.5 generation (2.5G) technology.
GPRS uses a ciphering algorithm optimized for packet data transmission.
www.networkdictionary.com /protocols/gprs.php   (325 words)

 CRM Today: Mobifon Introduces General Packet Radio Service in Romania
GPRS payments - unlike the voice services - will be based on the volume of data accessed by the user instead of the time it takes to connect.
The cost for the GPRS service will depend on the service provided and will be between € 3.25-10.84 on a monthly basis.
Connex is one of the strongest and most admired companies in Romania, which, by professional services, customer care, quality and courage to innovate, changed entirely the life of people in Romania.
www.crm2day.com /news/crm/EppkEllZyFubHAmYKx.php   (367 words)

 Mobile Communications: General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
The report analyzes the global market for Mobile Communications - General Packet Radio Service.
Annual market data and projections are presented in units, dollars, and growth rates for the years 1999 through 2005.
The report touches upon the emergence of GPRS, its advantages and the network features that include packet switching, spectrum efficiency, and Internet connectivity.
www.marketresearch.com /researchindex/461309.html   (280 words)

 Mobile Phone Glossary: GPRS General Packet Radio Service
Mobile Phone Glossary: GPRS General Packet Radio Service
It allows a handset to be permanently connected for data usage without being charged for the time of the connection.
This make GPRS ideal for connection to corporate servers and for use with WAP.
www.mphone.co.uk /glossary/gprs.html   (76 words)

 GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)
While GPRS is faster than the current 2G, or second-generation, wireless services, it is considered a stopgap technology until 3G services emerge.
E-mail can be sent or received in burst transmissions without needing to dial a connection to a service provider.
By breaking data into packets, the service provider can charge for data transmissions by byte sent across the network and not by airtime used.
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