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What is MMS? Multimedia Messaging Service

MMS stands for Multimedia Messaging Service. It is a mobile phone service that allows a subscriber to attach pictures, short video clips, and music clips to a message. Where to Buy Mobile Phones Jumia.com.ng from ₦3,500.00 Buy Now Before MMS the only means for data messaging was the Short Messaging Service (SMS). To use MMS service you need a GPRS, EDGE, 3G, or 4G phone. To access the MMS service your mobile phone must have the capability. The recipient of such a message should also have a mobile phone with multimedia capability, otherwise an SMS message will be sent referring them to a...
GPRS - General Packet Radio Service

What is GPRS? – General Packet Radio Service

GPRS stands for General Packet Radio Service. It is a service/technology introduced in GSM to enable an efficient transmission and reception of data. GSM phones were initially designed to handle voice services. However, with data services becoming increasingly popular it became obvious that a service tailored to efficient data handling was needed. That service became GPRS. Where to Buy Mobile Phones Jumia Nigeria – See Offers The problem with basic GSM was that a channel (line/time slots) was dedicated to a user through out the duration of a call (circuit switching). This arrangement though okay for voice calls is inefficient for data...