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GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)
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GPRS is a technology for transmitting data over a GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) wireless network. It uses packet switching and supports IP. GPRS is a 3G (third-generation) cellular technology and was implemented in 1999 and 2000. Data rates are at least twice that of the fastest telephone modem.
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