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What is GPRS?
General packet radio service (GPRS) is a packet oriented mobile data service available to users of the second generation (2G) cellular communication systems global system for mobile communications (GSM), as well as in the third generation (3G) systems. In 2G systems, GPRS provides data rates of 56-114kbps.
It is often described as 2.5Gthat is, a technology between 2G and 3G. It achieves its moderate-speed data transfer by using unused TDMA channels in the GSM network.
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2009-02-17 GSM/GPRS/Edge dev't system unveiled
ASOCS and Renesas Technology Europe announced the availability of a GSM/GPRS/Edge communication development system that comprises an ASOCS MP100 MultiComms processor and a Renesas Technology DRACO3 RF subsystem.
2008-02-21 GSM/GPRS transmit module eyes emerging markets
RFMD has announced the RF4180 PowerStar dual-band GSM/GPRS transmit module that's designed to reduce front end complexity and address the price and performance requirements of today's emerging-market handsets.
2005-10-21 GSM/GPRS transceiver offers lowest BoM for ULCH market
Silicon Laboratories expanded its Aero GSM/GPRS transceiver family with the release of the Si4209, which requires one of the lowest external component count and smallest board space.
2005-10-31 GSM/GPRS monolithic radio integrates complete phone on one chip
Silicon Laboratories' AeroFONE Si4905 integrates a power management unit, battery interface and charging circuitry, digital baseband, analog baseband and a quad-band RF transceiver in a 12-by-12mm package.
2007-08-01 GSM/GPRS module simplifies M2M design
Telit has developed a dual-processor GSM/GPRS module that streamlines M2M design for POS terminals, fleet management systems and ARM applications.
2009-02-23 GSM-GPRS add-on meets time-to-market demands
Direct Insight has created a GSM/GPRS add-on for its low-power Windows CE-based SwiftModule production-ready embedded system-on-module. The add-on eliminates the most time-consuming and expensive part of hardware design.
2009-02-16 GPS/GPRS chip cuts costs in handsets
From MediaTek Inc. comes the MT6253 GSM/GPRS single-chip solution, which integrates all essential electronic components, including DBB, ABB, power management unit and RF transceiver onto a single chip, to reduce the materials costs in mobile phones.
2002-10-10 GPS receiver allows simultaneous UMTS, GSM/GPRS operations
Qualcomm's RGR6200 GPS radio receiver is designed to enable simultaneous GPS operation with UMTS and GSM/GPRS systems.
2000-02-19 GPRS: General Packet Radio Service
By adding GPRS to the GSM network, operators can offer efficient wireless access to external IP-based networks, such as the Internet, and corporate intranets. This application note describes the implementation of GPRS. In particular, it explains the role of the two new GPRS support nodes and the needed changes to the Ericsson products in the PLMN.
2001-08-16 GPRS networks pave way for 3G launch
The tussle between 2.5G and 3G is subject to sharp technology and marketplace contrasts. This paper evaluates critical issues in this space.
2009-04-02 GPRS Edge modem suits M2M apps
BlueTree Wireless Data Inc. has unveiled three new GPRS Edge modems for fixed machine to machine (M2M) applications like telemetry and SCADA.
2004-09-13 Ericsson to supply Warid with GSM/GPRS infrastructure
Ericsson has signed a services contract with Warid Telecommunications Pvt. Ltd in Pakitan.
2004-07-13 Ericsson signs GPRS/MMS contract with MobiCom
Ericsson has signed a supply agreement with MobiCom.
2003-07-29 Ericsson signed to deploy Gibtelecom GPRS network
Ericsson has been tapped by Gibtelecom for the deployment of the latter's GPRS network in Gibraltar.
2004-06-02 Ericsson inks GSM/GPRS contract with Jiangsu Mobile
Ericsson China, Communications has signed a GSM/GPRS expansion contract, including equipment that supports the latest version of GPRS and EDGE, with Jiangsu Mobile Communication Co. Ltd.
2002-02-22 DWD offers E-GSM/E-GPRS solution in CompactFlash format
Danish Wireless Design has introduced a customizable E-GSM/E-GPRS system solution platform in a CompactFlash Type II form factor.
2003-03-04 Dialog controller fits Intel GSM, GPRS processor
Dialog Semiconductor Plc has announced the development of the DA9010 controller IC for Intel's PXA800F cellular processor to be used for GSM/GPRS phones with enhanced application capabilities.
2005-06-30 Datang selects Comsys' GSM/GPRS for cellular baseband line
China chip maker Datang Microelectronics Technologies Co. Ltd (DMT) has selected Comsys' GSM/GPRS software baseband IP platform for its cellular baseband product line.
2002-11-25 Compal GPRS handsets to feature Skyworks transceiver
Compal Communications Inc. has selected Skyworks Solutions Inc.'s GSM/GPRS single-chip direct conversion transceiver for its latest tri-band handsets which will be sold in China under a private label.
2002-09-18 Compal adopts Motorola i.250 GSM/GPRS platform
Compal Communication has selected Motorola Inc.'s i.250 Innovative Convergence platform for the development of its 2.5G cellular handsets and Smartphones.
2002-10-23 Cellon GSM/GPRS module offers 400h standby time
Cellon Inc. has launched the CMS91 dual-band GSM/GPRS wireless module that offers up to 400 hours of standby time in wireless handsets.
2002-10-17 Cambridge location technology powers TI GPRS chips
Cambridge Positioning Systems Ltd has announced that it will integrate its Enhanced Observed Time Difference location technology into a range of Texas Instruments GPRS chipsets for mobile handsets and wireless PDAs.
2008-08-27 APM GPRS and UMTS network assurance for mobile networks
Through the continuous monitoring of the quality of network entities and management functions, APM for Mobile Networks provides real time indications of GPRS and UMTS network service performance degradation.
2002-10-01 Analyze GPRS problems using protocol tester
The protocol testers have emerged as an indispensible tool for the identifiction and soltuion of GPRS issues.
2004-08-20 Agilent, TietoEnator supply EMT with GPRS solutions
Agilent Technologies Inc. and TietoEnator have announced that EMT AS, Estonia's mobile operator, has selected the GPRS management solution developed by Agilent Technologies and to be implemented by TietoEnator.
2002-02-25 Agilent launches value-added services for GSM, GPRS operators
Agilent Technologies launched at the 3GSM World Congress a pair of GSM and GPRS solutions aimed at generating additional revenue for network operators.
2004-10-25 Agere sampling Class 12 Edge/GPRS reference designs
Agere claimed its latest reference platform for multimedia mobile phones based on GPRS/Edge technology can reduce handset time-to-market by up to three months.
2003-07-28 Agere GPRS solution has improved processing power
Agere Systems has announced a high-performance GPRS hardware and software solution that delivers 10 times improved processing power.
2002-11-07 Agere GPRS chip powers Samsung phone
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd has selected Agere Systems' Sceptre LF GPRS chipset to be used on its latest SGH-S100 tri-band, Java game-enabled cellphone.
2002-03-11 ADI GSM, GPRS baseband processors eliminate external SRAMs
Designed for GSM and GPRS handsets that feature MP3 playback and streaming media along with wireless voice and e-mail capabilities,
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