Explain GPRS protocol Interview question

Wireless Interview questions
GPRS ( General Packet Radio Service)
  • Packet oriented mobile data service available to the users of 2G cellular systems.
  • It is global system for communicating through mobile phones using GSM as well as in 3G systems.
  • GPRS data transfer is charged per MB of traffic transferred, where as in circuit switching, data transfer is charged per minute of connection time
  • GPRS is better packet switching service, as opposed to circuit switching.
  • 2G cellular systems are combined with GPRS and known as 2.5G.
  • Provides moderate speed data transfer by using unused TDMA channels, such as GSM.

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