GPRS Full Form is General Packet Radio Service. GPRS means that it is a service that transmits data through Radio Waves. It is used for 2G (GSM) and 3G Data. It was the most commonly used Data Access Model in Europe and Asia. Whatever networks are based on GPRS are often called 2. 5G Network.
It is one of the first technologies that enabled Cell Network Enabled to connect with Internet IP. In the beginning of 2000 it was sometimes called GSM-IP. In the beginning of 2000, EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution) Technology (also called 2. 75G) was developed which was a evolved form of GPRS. It is sometimes called Enhanced GPRS or EGPRS.
Features of GPRS
• It provides speed from 28 KBPS to 171 KBPS to the user.
• SMS (Short Message Service)
• MMS (Multimedia Message Service)
• WAP (Wireless Application Protocol)
• Always On Internet
• PoC (Push – to – talk over Cellular)
• P2P (Point to Point)
Group A – It connects GPRS and GSM together. Both Voice and SMS services can be used simultaneously.
Group B – It connects GPRS and GSM together. Through this, only one of the voice and SMS can be used at a time. That is, the GPRS service stops during Voice Call. It is most commonly used.
Group C – With its help, the two services can be changed manually.