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wireless application protocol

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(Computer Science) a global application that enables mobile-phone users to access the internet and other information services. Usually abbreviated to: WAP
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September 1999: Mobile ads--with images and text--are seen via the now-defunct WAP browser.
To be able to watch EPL TV, customers should visit the VIVA Land WAP portal (wap.viva.com.bh) from their mobile or 3G-enabled handset that supports a WAP browser and streaming.
There's no 3G or Wi-Fi but there's the usual GPRS and EDGE for internet connectivity and WAP browser.
The advanced testing services include Device Management, Messaging, WAP Browser compliance, Network Validation, etc.
The phone mode shows up with the address book, call history, messaging, file manager, profiles, WAP browser and settings.
Although newer mobile devices use standard browsers (one you would use on a PC), a WAP browser on a mobile device provides all of the basic services of a PC-based browser, only simplified to operate within the restrictions--such as the smaller view screen--of a mobile phone.
The carrier also uses the server to deliver the ads via SMS, MMS and a WAP browser, with a mix of ads that are pushed to users or requested by the users.
The service is also accessible through the website and through a WAP browser on the handset.
The system will support unicast, wireless application protocol (WAP) and two modes of access through the mobile phone WAP browser and mobile phone end-user applications.
Other new features on the machines include integrated Global Positioning Systems (GPS) that will help officers know exactly where they and their colleagues are, and a WAP browser which enables them to access local and national information databases while in the field.
MML also includes additional tags for a significantly improved look, feel, and responsiveness, compared to the search experience on a typical WAP browser. Medio developed MML to provide users an optimal display of results and a better overall search experience on Java (J2ME), BREW, Windows Mobile, and Symbian handsets.