What is WAP?

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WAP is not just the sound you hear when you hit a fly with a rolled up newspaper. In cellphone land it stands for Wireless Application Protocol or Wireless Access Points. It is a standard for applications that use wireless communication.

Think of WAP as the tool that allows your cellphone to connect to the Internet and download text, sound and graphics.

The world’s mobile websites are also known as WAP-sites. There’s a fact to impress your friends with!