Term Definition

This glossary has been prepared to help our readers understand common acronyms and terms used in the telecommunications sector.




WAP Wireless Application Protocol; a global, license-free and platform-independent protocol designed for internet content and advanced telephony services on digital wireless phones and wireless terminals.




Wi-Fi Wireless Fidelity; the popular term for a high-frequency wireless local area network (WLAN). It is an alternative to a wired LAN.




WLAN Wireless Local Area Network; allows a mobile user to connect to a local area network through a wireless radio connection.


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