1993-02-05 - Re: `Sunday Times’ article on GSM changes

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From: Johan Helsingius <julf@penet.FI>
To: “Perry E. Metzger” <pmetzger@shearson.com>
Message Hash: 3bd4d51bc052336de36743b6e748317daaee221ef2aae55f6551533b0eb02e2e
Message ID: <9302052105.aa02995@penet.penet.FI>
Reply To: <9302051715.AA22381@maggie.shearson.com>
UTC Datetime: 1993-02-05 20:22:44 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 5 Feb 93 12:22:44 PST

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From: Johan Helsingius <julf@penet.FI>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 93 12:22:44 PST
To: "Perry E. Metzger" <pmetzger@shearson.com>
Subject: Re: `Sunday Times' article on GSM changes
In-Reply-To: <9302051715.AA22381@maggie.shearson.com>
Message-ID: <9302052105.aa02995@penet.penet.FI>
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> Just as a point of information, you can compress voice into 4kbit/sec
> without any real loss of quality.

GSM uses 11.5 kbit/s. GSM is also supposed to provide a digital 9600 bd
async connection, but I have not yet seen any implementations of data
GSM. Some manufacturers are promising to ship products supporting it during