Wireless Application Protocol

(pronounced as a new word: wap)

The global standard for developing applications over wireless networks, it is a protocol for providing wireless devices with secure access to text-based information, including Web pages, chat, and e-mail. WAP runs over most wireless networks, including CDPD, CDMA, GSM, and TDMA. Basically, WAP enables Internet companies to configure their content only once for the microbrowsers (or small screens) of almost any WAP-enabled device, regardless of the service provider.

See also : smart home  SMS  
NetLingo Classification: Net Technology