GPRS stands for ‘Genral Packet Radio Service’ and is used to provide data services to the user. GPRS is used on both the 2G and 3G networks but are often said to be the 2.5 G era service. The GPRS service offers speeds between 56 KBPS to 114 KBPS. The technology used in GPRS is TDMA.
GPRS is used for web browsing but is not limited by the same. It is also used for the MMS, Push to Talk, WAP, P2P and for instant messaging. GPRS can also be used to send SMS, but is mostly no used for this purpose.