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Is MMS dependent on GPRS?

Is MMS dependent on GPRS and can I access MMS services over GPRS technology?

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MMS is not dependent on GPRS. The MMS implementations from Nokia and Ericsson use WAP for transporting MMS messages from the MMSC (MMS Control Centre) to the mobile devices, and vice versa. Here you can use WAP-over-GPRS as a bearer for transporting MMS.

You can download MMS documents as well as an MMS emulator environment from

This was first published in March 2002

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