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packet data

Data that are transmitted in packets, which is the architecture of the Internet. Increasingly, all data are packet data as the Internet protocol (IP) is used to transmit every kind of media, including voice. In the past, voice (circuit-switched) was always a separate system. See packet switching and circuit switching.
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New data products addressing packet data and Mobile Internet protocol (IP) capabilities are also being rolled out, with PCMCIA Type II cards from manufacturers such as Sierra Wireless (Sierra Wireless AirCard 550/555) that will support data speeds of up to 153 kbps and will integrate with Microsoft Windows-powered notebooks and handheld devices.
Optimized for packet data services, it incorporates a flexible architecture based on standard IP.
Starent Networks' solutions provide high-speed packet data, enhanced voice, and multimedia capabilities to mobile operators, facilitating the delivery of unique services and a rich user experience.
In addition, EvDO results in higher network voice capacity and advanced packet data services.
Fleet's packet data capability enables users to share satellite resources, increasing efficiency and reducing cost.
Call packets can be routinely routed within the RadioFrame System and even broadly distributed via packet data networks to remote locations such as SME and SOHO offices, and public hotspots.
The carrier has deployed the Samsung Mobile Access Gateway 400 (SMAG 400 which is Starent Networks Corporation's ST16 Intelligent Mobile Gateway) as a Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN).
F55 service also provides users the flexibility of mobile ISDN and Mobile Packet Data Service (MPDS), where users pay for the amount of information sent and received rather than for the amount of airtime.
F55 service provides users the flexibility of mobile ISDN and Mobile Packet Data Service (MPDS), where users pay for the amount of information sent and received rather than for the amount of airtime.
These latest additions to Telular's broad product portfolio feature wireline voice quality, high-speed packet data, circuit-switched data, and Group 3 analog fax.
The agreement calls for Starent Networks to provide an integrated Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) and Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) for Rural Cellular Corporation's (RCC) CDMA2000 and GSM/GPRS networks.
The orders include the supply of mobile terminal transceivers, satellite services, operation of the satellite packet data network, and associated systems and support.

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