5 Functions to support data services

07.603GPPGeneral Packet Radio Service (GPRS)Mobile Station (MS) supporting GPRSTS

The main functions of the MT to support data services are:

– physical connection at the reference point R;

– flow control between TE and MT;

– mapping of user signalling to/from the GPRS bearer;

– support of data integrity between the terminal equipment and the GPRS bearer;

– functions to support character based data;

– functions to support packet based data;