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    Difference between GPRS and GSM SMS

    Hi. What is the difference between sending SMS messages using GPRS and using GSM?

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    u don't send sms via gprs, u send it via gsm

    gprs is for wap

    someone clarify?
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    A friend of mine ever sent SMS over GPRS. It was faster, but I don't know how it was charged (as a SMS, at the kilobyte, or both).

    That was on a T39m and on a T68i.

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    Yes, that's what I'm interested about--if you pay only per KB when you send over GPRS instead of 10c over GSM.

    Originally posted by ggtyh2
    A friend of mine ever sent SMS over GPRS. It was faster, but I don't know how it was charged (as a SMS, at the kilobyte, or both).

    That was on a T39m and on a T68i.

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    didn't someone already talk about this in previous threads?? i THINK someone came to a conclusion about this already..
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    I did the search already and basically in the end everyone just said "we can send SMS via GPRS" and that's it.

    I contacted Fido support and they have no idea what I'm talking about. They said "MMS is not yet supported on our network", but this isn't MMS.

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    i had tried this many months ago, and unfortunately i can't give any insight on how i was charged because i had unlimited access on GPRS and SMS, which are both untrackable. At the time I could send SMSes through GPRS fine however the odd message would not go through until I started recognising a pattern, it could not send more than one SMS at a time, as in long, concaeanated messages would not go through. That was the conclusion I drew.

    the purposes of GPRS is not for WAP alone. It is a data transmission service, and SMS can be classified as a form of data transmission.

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