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WAP is a short term used for Wireless Application Protocol. A set of communication protocols which allow all the wireless devices for accessing the Internet as well as other multiple network utilities, including chat and e-mail. Most of the wireless networks are WAP-supported, including GSM, CDMA And TDMA. Also, all the operating systems support WAP too.

WAP is also being used as a short term for Wireless Access Point. A wireless receiver, Access Point enables the users for connecting to the Internet or a network wirelessly. It is also being referred to as a wireless router and a base station. Also, this term is associated with Bluetooth as well as the Wi-Fi devices.

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