General Packet Radio Service


(GPRS) A GSM data transmission technique that transmits and receives data in packets. This contrasts with systems that set up a persistent channel. GPRS makes very efficient use of available radio spectrum, and users pay only for the volume of data sent and received.

See also: packet radio.

Last updated: 1999-09-12

Nearby terms:

General MagicGeneral Packet Radio ServiceGeneral Protection Failure

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