General Packet Radio Service

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General Packet Radio Service

(communications)
(GPRS) A GSM data transmission technique that does not set up a continuous channel from a portable terminal for the transmission and reception of data, but transmits and receives data in packets. It makes very efficient use of available radio spectrum, and users pay only for the volume of data sent and received.

See also: packet radio.
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Tenders are invited for EPC contract for detailed, designing and development of smart monitoring system- Supply, installation, testing and commissioning of electromagnetic flow meters with GPRS modem, ultrasonic /radar type level transmitters, RTU panel with GPRS modem and supervisory control and data acquisition system ( SCADA) for web based automatic remote monitoring & integrated billing system for Industrial estate within Notified Area, GIDC, Ankleshwar including five years comprehensive O&M&R - Two Bid system
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Notice of Contract Award: Three-phase smart meter with gprs modem