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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "GPRS"?

GPRS is a wireless data standard used on GSM networks. It offers theoretical data rates as high as 120kbps on the downlink side, but real world speeds are typically significantly slower.

Also known as: "General Packet Radio Service"

See Also: GSM, kbps, downlink

Referred to by: 1xRTT, 2.5G, 2.75G, CSD, EDGE, HSCSD, IP, MMS, PoC, VOIP

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