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EDGE, GPRS, and 3G Dr. Tiwana
<ul><li>EDGE, EGPRS, and other wireless networks </li></ul><ul><li>2.5G and 3G </li></ul>Agenda
Main Two-Way Wireless Technologies
GPRS and EDGE Technology    Download (kbit/s)    Upload (kbit/s)  GPRS 80.0 20.0  GPRS 60.0 40.0  EGPRS  (EDGE) 236.8 59.2...
<ul><li>packet oriented mobile data service  </li></ul><ul><li>Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) phones </li><...
<ul><li>extension on top of standard GSM </li></ul><ul><li>technically considered a 3G radio technology (“2.5G”) </li></ul...
<ul><li>Services include wide-area wireless voice telephony, video calls, and broadband wireless data </li></ul><ul><li>14...
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  1. 1. EDGE, GPRS, and 3G Dr. Tiwana
  2. 2. <ul><li>EDGE, EGPRS, and other wireless networks </li></ul><ul><li>2.5G and 3G </li></ul>Agenda
  3. 3. Main Two-Way Wireless Technologies
  4. 4. GPRS and EDGE Technology    Download (kbit/s)    Upload (kbit/s)  GPRS 80.0 20.0 GPRS 60.0 40.0 EGPRS (EDGE) 236.8 59.2 EGPRS (EDGE) 177.6 118.4
  5. 5. <ul><li>packet oriented mobile data service </li></ul><ul><li>Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) phones </li></ul><ul><li>data rates from 56 up to 114 kbit/s </li></ul><ul><li>GPRS is a best-effort packet switched service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>not circuit switched, where a certain QoS is guaranteed </li></ul></ul>General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
  6. 6. <ul><li>extension on top of standard GSM </li></ul><ul><li>technically considered a 3G radio technology (“2.5G”) </li></ul><ul><li>three-fold increase in capacity of GSM/GPRS networks </li></ul><ul><li>higher data-rates by switching to more sophisticated coding </li></ul><ul><li>can be used for any packet switched application </li></ul>Enhanced Data rates for Global Evolution (EDGE)
  7. 7. <ul><li>Services include wide-area wireless voice telephony, video calls, and broadband wireless data </li></ul><ul><li>14.4Mbit/s downlink and 5.8Mbit/s uplink </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ITU does not clearly specify minimum or average speeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>various speeds sold under 3G label </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3G expected to provide 384 kbit/s at or below pedestrian speeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>But only 128 kbit/s in a moving car </li></ul></ul>3G
  8. 8. Wireless Spectrum Efficiency Increase You’re here Million times faster?
  9. 10. How Cheap Does Wireless Ubiquity Get?
  10. 11. Quiz Review
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