WAP allows developers to create applications with more features and increases the value of application for the end user. WAP allows developers to develop applications that can be work across different types of devices, browsers, gateways and networks. The wireless Transport Layer Security specification of WAP allows developers to easily incorporate security features into their applications
WAP device manufactures have variety of WAP supporting micro browsers such as blazer and embider and WAP operating systems such as symbian and palm OS. By using WAP supporting micro browsers and operating system in to WAP device, manufactures can significantly enhance the value of devices and users of WAP devices can access various applications and services developed by a large community of web developers on WAP devices. At the same time, the manufactures are assured that the micro browser and WAP operating system will work across a wide range of WAP gateways and networks without making any physical and logical change in hard ware of WAP device.
WAP service provides also benefit by encouraging their customer base to use WAP devices and providing support of WAP gateways themselves. They allow their customers to a large number applications and content available on the internet. Since service providers control the WAP gateway, they can also control the home page of their own WAP site. Large wireless content providers are known to spend a huge amount to get a space on the home pages of the service providers. So that the WAP users can also access other wireless sites along with service provider’s site.
End users probably benefit the most among the different classes of WAP users. They can access any web content through HTML-to-WML formatting services. A large numbers of application developers are developing content and services specifically for end user using WML. End users with WAP supporting devices can access the application or services offered by their network operator