Understanding GPRS: the GSM packet radio service

Brahim Ghribi, Luigi Logrippo
2000 Computer Networks  
The General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), a data extension of the mobile telephony standard GSM, is emerging as the first true packet-switched architecture to allow mobile subscribers to benefit from high-speed transmission rates and run data applications from their mobile terminals. A high-level description of the GPRS system is given with emphasis on services and architectural aspects.
doi:10.1016/s1389-1286(00)00127-4 fatcat:dy7iby7xqbayjpv7bskmq6ph24