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ALSO CALLED: General Packet Radio Service
DEFINITION: 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. The higher data rates allow users to take part in video conferences and interact with multimedia Web sites and similar applications using mobile handheld devices as well as notebook computers.  … 
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Enabling Next-Generation Mobile Broadband Services
sponsored by LSI Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the broadband services that mobile carriers are beginning to add to their product lineup fall into six different categories.
Posted: 18 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

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IMS Solution for Mobile Service Providers
sponsored by Alcatel
PRODUCT LITERATURE: The IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is a framework for providing much more than VoIP, it provides real multimedia services, combining text, images and video.
Posted: 07 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

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Alcatel UMA Solution: Unlicensed Mobile Access
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PRODUCT LITERATURE: Unlicensed mobile access (UMA) technology provides access to GSM and GPRS mobile services over unlicensed spectrum technologies, including Bluetooth and 802.11 (WiFi).
Posted: 07 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Feb 2006

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Alcatel Intelligent Mobile Redirect: One Device, One Number, Any Where
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PRODUCT LITERATURE: Alcatel's Intelligent Mobile Redirect (IMR) Solution is a flexible, fully open, fixedmobile convergence solution that ensures users are reachable on one device, one number, anywhere.
Posted: 07 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

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GPRS DEFINITION (continued): …  GPRS is based on Global System for Mobile (GSM) communication and complements existing services such circuit-switched cellular phone connections and the Short Message Service (SMS).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 … 
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