GSM Technology has Changed the World

By: Ziv Ismirly

GSMTechnology has Changed the World

Perhaps the invention of the mobile phoneis responsible for the overall ease of communications that we enjoy today.? Nowadays everyone in the world is just onephone call away from each other no matter where they are in the world.? With the presence of mobile phones, you canbe reached anywhere and also at anytime.

The %85 of all the global mobile networksin the world is comprised of GSM Technology.?GSM stands for Global System for Mobile Communication. GSM technology isthe dominant technology in Europe and in Asia.? In the GSM transmission mobile phone signalsare sent at either 900 MHz or 1800 MHz frequencies.? Almost all of the GSM Networks in the worldoperate in these frequencies.? However United Statesuses a different cellular phone protocol and thus they use differentfrequencies for their GSM network since 900 Mhz or 1800 MHz frequency slots areall filled up.? In the United States, the GSM frequency is850 MHZ or 1900 Mhz.?

With the GSM technology, it has beenpossible for mobile phones to send SMS (Short Messaging System).? Thus it was a pioneering beginning, as youwere no longer dependent on a call, but rather you could easily use data textmessages as a cheap and a convenient way to exchange information with yourpeers.? Because of the significantadvancements that GSM brought, it was called as Level 2 G Technology.

Now the GSM technology is even expandingmore than it was thought possible.? Withthe new advancements in the GPRS system, now it is possible to use your mobilephone to connect to the Internet cheaply. Of course, with the new technologiessuch as EDGE, it is also possible to connect to the Internet over speeds of 144K/ bs in many countries around the world.?You can also use your mobile phone to send videos, or multimediamessages through the GSM network easily with the new protocols. You candownload information, send video, send audio and with some new features in GSMnetworks such as “Push to Talk" you can easily just use your mobile phone likea walkie talkie and it is now possible to send a single voice message to manyrecipients at the same time.

Of course, this boom in the GSM industryhas caused variety of phone accessories such as Bluetooth communicationaccessories and better chargers for more lasting conversations.? The sector is growing more and more every dayand it is estimated that billions of dollars have been invested into thesystem.

Ziv Ismirly working with cellural phones for over 15 years. It has been a funindustry to be in. Changes on a daily basis - new phones, new functions,camera, better camera, video, smsArticle Search, WiFi. Having a great time while keeping upwith the cellural phone industry.

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