My word on GPRS

Brad Midgley bmidgley at
Fri Jul 4 05:39:32 CEST 2008


> I wonder how feasible/effective it would be to do some extra realtime
> compression on the GPRS data link?

ppp tries to compress it already, yes.

some carriers stuck with gprs rates used to try payload manipulation.
one way is with an http proxy that removes fidelity from images before
sending them across the slow link. t-mobile in the US did this. maybe
they still have it as an option.


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