What is the connection between MMS and WAP?

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There is a lot of tech-thinking going on in the background, but all you need to know is this:
  • MMSs use GPRS services to work, particularly lower level WAP transport mechanisms that are optimised for operation over the GSM radio interface.
  • MMSs also use the GPRS push mechanism to transparently notify users of receipt of new messages.