Term Definition

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

 

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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.

 

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

 

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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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