What is GERAN (GSM edge radio access network)?

GERAN is part of GSM networks. GERAN is the radio part of GSM/EDGE together with the network that associates the base stations and the base station controllers. This network norm utilizes the Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) cellular technology that further develops information transmission, and acts as a backwards compatible addition to standard GSM. In 2003 EDGE technology was first utilized on GSM networks, and conveys three times the capacity and execution contrasted to GSM/GPRS alone.