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WAP

(wæp)
n acronym for
(Telecommunications) Wireless Application Protocol: a global application that enables mobile phone users to access the internet and other information services
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WAP

Wireless Application Protocol: a protocol for transferring documents, esp. Web pages, over a computer network to handheld wireless devices.
[1995–2000]
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Wap

 a bundle or truss of straw; a sudden storm.
Examples: wap of snow, 1818; of straw, 1828.
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Translations

WAP

[wæp]
A. N ABBR =Wireless Application ProtocolWAP f
B. CPD WAP phone Nteléfono m WAP
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WAP

[ˈwæp] n abbr (=wireless application protocol) → WAP m
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WAP

n (Comput, Telec) abbr of wireless application protocolWAP nt
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If a customer accesses the service provider network via a WAP-enabled phone seeking a video service, a traditional network layer 2-3 policy router might send the traffic to a WAP gateway because all it knows is that the request is coming from a WAP device.
According to the company, the solution is a complete suite of mobile multimedia infrastructure required by mobile operators to deliver mobile multimedia, including MMSC, WAP gateway, video gateway and transcoding.
Since the system is constructed with WAP/WML, it adopts WAP gateway to encode and decode the contents between the server and the mobile devices.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-12 July 2004-Tecnomen Corporation delivers MMSC and WAP Gateway solutions in Russia(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
RIM is not able to solve potential problems in Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) security, i.e., the "WAP gap," between the wireless network's security technology called Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS) and the HTTP communication from the mobile operator's network (where the WAP gateway is normally located) and the corporate network.
NEC Brazil offers advanced end-to-end solutions of communication for the integration and convergence of voice, data and video (VoIP); Connection Infra - structure of Internet, Extranet and Intranet (LAN, WAN, WLAN); Services i n the field of Information Technology (projects, implementation, network management and information security); NEAX family of PABX IP; Contact Center Connection, Dialing for Active Call Center; Videoconference; PID Digital Biometric Impression, Servers; Broadband Access Solutions; Mobile Internet Solutions (WAP Gateway functionalities, in addition to portal, SMS, LIS, and others).
With 40 billion WAP 2 transactions and over 300 billion WAP 1 transactions completed to date, Openwave MAG is the most proven, interoperable and standards-compliant WAP gateway supporting the new WAP 2 handsets entering the market.
The Nokia MMS solution includes the Nokia Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC), the Nokia Multimedia Application Gateway, the Nokia WAP Gateway and the Nokia Profile Server.
8 NEITHER MGN Ltd, Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited or Digital Bridges Limited shall be responsible or liable for any failure to download ringtones, including, but not limited to, problems with your phone, WAP gateway, mailbox, operator constraints or network coverage.
At the WAP gateway, there is a brief period of time--a few milliseconds--in which WTLS encrypted information is decrypted to plain text and then reencrypted to SSL so that it can be accepted by an SSL-enabled Web server.
Link WAP Gateway, IMODE, Nokia's WAP Gateway products, and Palm.
Targeted at mobile operators, portals, ISPs and corporate WAP gateway operators, the product can be used to measure network performance at any stage during a WAP or SMS transaction - from the user through the mobile operator's network to the ISP/WAP portal and back - to identify bottlenecks or failures.