× Close
Join the Ques10 Community
Ques10 is a community of thousands of students, teachers, and academic experts, just like you.
Join them; it only takes a minute
Sign up
Question: Compare GSM and GPRS technology.
0

Give detailed comparison between GSM and GPRS technology covering major features

ADD COMMENTlink
modified 8 weeks ago by gravatar for Yashbeer Yashbeer ♦♦ 80 written 3 months ago by gravatar for mandarmhatre96 mandarmhatre960
0
GSM GPRS
GSM is standard bearer of 2G technologies. GPRS is he upgrade over the basic GSM features. It allow the mobile handset to obtain much higher data speed than what standard GSM can offers.
In GSM, traffic and signaling follow different multi-frame structure. i.e. 51 frame MF used for signaling and 26 frame MF used for traffic. In GPRS, traffic and signaling both follow common multi-frame structure. i.e. 52 frame MF used for both signaling as well as traffic.
GSM used circuit switching traffic. GPRS used for packet switching traffic.
In GSM, UE will be in two states i.e IDLE and READY. In GPRS, UE will be in three states i.e IDLE, READY and STANDBY.
In GSM, time slot is allocated both in uplink and downlink. due to these radio resource allocation is GSM is called as Symmetric. In GPRS, radio resource allocation is asymmetric. For example it is possible to allocate the time slot only in downlink not in uplink when user is only downloading the file.
In GSM, location area concept is used. In GPRS, routing area concept is used.
ADD COMMENTlink
written 8 weeks ago by gravatar for Yashbeer Yashbeer ♦♦ 80
Please log in to add an answer.


Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.