A Comparison Between Gprs And Edge
The word GPRS is very commonly heard.But you might be unaware of its full name which is "GENERAL PACKET RADIO SERVICE". It is used as nonvoice value added service that allows information to be sent and received across a mobile telephone network. It uses the radio services.But no one would have heard about the EDGE .It is the private company which is one of the leading online information broker.They provide information to the customers as they require.The carry out even manual researches on the demand of the people.
The EDGE provides the information only about Companies. It doesn't give information about the whole scenario of the world. But GPRS can give any kind of requested information to the users. They give the information like share prices, sports scores, weather, flight information, news headlines, prayer reminders, lottery results, jokes, horoscopes, traffic, location sensitive services and so on. EDGE gives the complete overview of any company requested like information on products, markets, industries, medical, technical, management or social science. GPRS requires GPRS connection on the mobile phone or terminal.It requires GPRS subscription to work. GPRS facilitates instant connections whereby information can be sent or received immediately as the need arises, subject to radio coverage. No dial-up modem connection is necessary. This is why GPRS users are sometimes referred to be as being "always connected". EDGE does not require any type of connection. They require to fill the form by the customer. The customer fills the form by the information which they require. These form is considered as customer "REQUEST FORM". EDGE conduct searches of worldwide publications on specific companies and topics on a regular basis. GPRS does not conduct searches on any searches.
EDGE works on hourly wages+ costs basis or a project basis. Minimum project charge $150. Subscriptions to EDGE start at $198 per year for single paper subscriptions and $300 for 2 or more email subscriptions, and may range up to $5000 or more for large organizations with distributed desktop access. The GPRS settings are free for any mobile. The different telecom companies send the free GPRS settings on the mobile. They does not charge anything from the customers. But when You use the internet on it,it is chargeable. These charges are dependent on telecom companies and the plan which the customer intake. But then also it is cheaper than EDGE. Thus it shows that GPRS is cheaper rather than EDGE.
The speed to access information is more in GPRS than EDGE. The speed of GPRS is three times more than that of EDGE. The information searched by EDGE requires lots of time. They have to collect different information about the company and require to have a detailed study on it. They have to give the information required by the customer in a descriptive manner so it requires more time. In GPRS information is being transmitted quickly, efficiently. The GPRS have to face sometimes the network jam which may delay it works. But edge does not face this problem as it sends the bulk some data to the customer.