What's Next For WAP?
- Despite widespread use, WAP future remains in question. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;4/9/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p20
Reports the status of the application of Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) in the United States as of April 2001. Overview on its introduction in the wireless Internet industry; Estimate on the number of WAP sites worldwide; Criticisms against WAP.
- Whacking The Wires. Grumet, Tobey // Popular Mechanics;Oct2000, Vol. 177 Issue 10, p38
Talks about the emergence of mobile Internet. Services offered by mobile Internet; Information on the Wireless Application Protocol; Advantages of wireless Internet connections.
- Handheld Web May Not Open Images. Lopez, Ed // Wireless Week;08/09/99, Vol. 5 Issue 32, p20
States that data-intensive displays that personal computer users associate with Internet browsing cannot simply be transferred over to wireless communication devices. Constraints with the Wireless Application Protocol for wireless Internet devices; Implications of the differences in wireless...
- The Bottom Line on WAP. Walters, Mike; Hamed, Yasin // Wireless Review;02/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p56
Discusses the development of Internet-based technology and services through the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) while opening a pathway for third generation data networks. Benefits of WAP for wireless communication carriers; Levels of WAP interoperability; Misconceptions and myths regarding...
- Wireless data proves itself. Chan, Tony // Wireless Asia;Sep2001, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p4
Comments on the surge of wireless data use. Setbacks of the Wireless Application Protocol; Revenue percentage of telecommunications company; Accessibility of Internet connections to users with a modem bank.
- Products whip up WAP interest. Nobel, Carmen; Kane, Margaret // PC Week;10/18/99, Vol. 16 Issue 42, p3
Reports on computer companies' introduction of Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)-based products during the 1999 Telecom conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Background on WAP, a technology that enables mobile communication devices to receive Internet content. INSET: Unified messaging gets...
- Mobile Web: ahead of its time? Dano, Mike // RCR Wireless News;4/28/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p10
The author offers his views on the significance of wireless Internet as a number of companies invested heavily in the intersection of cellphones and the Internet while it is very rare to find enthusiastic Web surfers. He believes that the promise of wireless application protocol (WAP) has not...
- 40 Years &Counting. // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Jun2007, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p6
The author comments on the changes and development of the telecommunication and trade publication industries. He argues that telecommunication has provided users with Internet protocol and Internet protocol multimedia subsystems to have one common identity for wireless and wireline services. He...
- WAP, WAP, WAP, WAP, WAP... Daniels, Guy // Euronet;Sep2000, Issue 4, p26
The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is the most important solution to date for accessing the Internet on pocket-sized devices. WAP is, though, an excellent information enabler. It provides an ideal way of getting simple content from the Internet to mobile phones. It is bandwidth efficient,...