Global Standard for Messaging
Rob Conway, GSM Association's first full-time CEO
Higher Speeds Coming via Interim Solutions like GPRS (general packet radio service)
North American GSM (PCS 1900) networks use 1,900 MHz (compared with 900 and 1,800 MHz in some European countries) -- otherwise systems are fully compatible. "International Roaming" would require either a dual-mode (900/1,900 MHz) phone or phone swap / rental arrangement.