EDGE is enhanced technology for 2G, 2.5generation systems, GSM and GPRSnetworks. It makes deployment of EDGEtechnology that much easier for mobilecompanies. It does not require any upgradation in hardware, software or anychanges in GSM network.
EDGE supported transceiver are required tobe installed, base station system are alsorequired to be upgrade to support EDGE.
About 90% of mobile operator companiessupport EDGE through out the world.