<ul><li>The Wireless Application Protocol is a standard developed by the WAP Forum, a group founded by Nokia, Ericsson,Phone.com and Motorola </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of WAP? </li></ul><ul><li>What type of devices will use WAP? </li></ul><ul><li>WAP bridges the gap between the mobile world and the Internet as well as corporate intranets and offers the ability to deliver an unlimited range of mobile value-added services to subscribers </li></ul>WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL
The WAP specifications define a set of protocols in application, session, transaction, security, and transport layers, which enable operators, manufacturers, and applications providers to meet the challenges in advanced wireless service differentiation and fast/flexible service creation. WAP Stack
CONCLUSION The WAP technology provides a feasible and effective solution on mobile Web access. Through the usage of WAP device, such as WAP phone, people can keep in touch with the Internet world in a totally unrestricted and convenience fashion. WAP technology also brings a new horizon and challenge to e-commerce, especially to B2C and C2C e-commerce applications in the sense that users can access the Internet anytime and anywhere they wants to possess the e-business.