Wireless Application Protocol


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Wireless Application Protocol

(protocol, standard)
(WAP) An open international standard for applications that use wireless communication, e.g. Internet access from a mobile phone.

The official body developing WAP is the WAP Forum.

http://wapforum.org/.

Technical data.

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SureWave supports Palm, Windows Mobile, RIM and Symbian devices, as well as the millions of wireless application protocol (WAP)-based mobile phones in use today.
Typical application areas include Signaling, Voice over IP (VoIP), Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and Media Gateways; Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) and Serving GPRS Support Notes (SGSN) nodes for GPRS and 3G; Intelligent Networks, Base Station Control; Billing Mediation.
Typical application areas include Signaling, Voice over IP (VoIP), Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and Media Gateways; Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN) and Serving GPRS Support Nodes (SGSN) nodes for GPRS and 3G; Intelligent Networks, Base Station Control; Billing Mediation.
Zed provides entertainment, communication and information services for mobile devices, mainly by text messaging (SMS) and in some markets by Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), via direct relationships with 17 operators in six countries.

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