What is HSPA (High-Speed Packet Access)?

High Speed Packet Access is a combination of two mobile protocols, High Speed Downlink Packet Access and High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA), that expands and enhances the execution of existing 3G versatile telecommunication networks utilizing the WCDMA protocols. It highlights peak data rates of up to 14 Mbps downlink and up to 5.7 Mbps uplink. It is reasonable for portable Web browsing, document downloads and VoIP. HSPA also give mobile broadband capabilities to wireless carriers with its high data speeds.