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EDGE is coming… but does anyone care? EDGE is …

EDGE is coming…
but does anyone care? EDGE is the successor to GPRS providing faster bandwidth and acting as (yet another) stepping stone between GSM and 3G mobile networks. I’m not actually sure if EDGE will become widespread as operators with 3G licences will most likely deploy 3G as soon as possible without the intervening EDGE step. And too be honest, if consumers aren’t happy with GPRS, EDGE won’t be much of an improvement. And considering the relatively high chages for GPRS and low usage I’m really wondering if anyone cares…