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GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) is the successful wireless technology that underpins most of the world's mobile phone networks, providing global, seamless wireless services for all its customers.

It is the basis of a powerful family of platforms for the future - providing a direct link into next generation solutions including GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) EDGE (Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution) and 3G/WCDMA.

  1. GSM

    An open, digital cellular technology used for transmitting mobile voice and data services.
  2. GPRS

    A very widely deployed wireless data service, available now with most GSM networks.
  3. EDGE

    GSM Evolution (EDGE) technology provides up to three times the data capacity of GPRS.
  4. 3G/WCDMA

    The air interface for one of the International Telecommunications Union's family of third-generation mobile communications systems.
  5. HSPA

    The set of technologies that defines the migration path for 3G/WCDMA operators worldwide.
  6. LTE

    Designed to be backwards-compatible with GSM and HSPA, Long Term Evolution incorporates MIMO in combination with OFDMA.
  7. Services

    GSM is fast becoming the most popular way to deliver information, communication and entertainment services to people worldwide.
  8. GSM Roaming
    The ability for a customer to make and receive calls, send and receive data, or access other services when travelling outside the coverage area of their home network.