One of the main advantages of GPRS is that it provides IP connectivity, this means that communication between the different parts of the operators GPRS system, the GGSN, administrative hosts and hosts providing Internet Services. Further more the IP connectivity enables easy communication with the Internet. However is should be noted that GPRS has two different types of communications, represented with two different levels of IP communication:
The IP communications within the GPRS network. This is for signaling, management etc.