access point name


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access point name

The name assigned to a Wi-Fi network. See SSID.
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The sensors are constantly "on the hunt" for access point signals and, if they find any, will report them back to the AirPatrol console, with details of the access point name, MAC address -- and where it is.
TSI's HMMS works by having the operator establish and direct an access point name (APN) from the operator's GGSN (for GSM operators) or PDSN (for CDMA operators) to TSI's WAP gateway and MMSC.
For business users relying on GPRS services for connecting to corporate resources, NetScreen added new Access Point Name (APN) filtering features.
Infranet GPRS Manager provides real-time, flexible functionality for services based on bytes used, quality of service, access point name (APN), and airtime.