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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "SMTP"?

SMTP is short for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, an application protocol used to send mail from one user to another. it is the standard for email transmission used on the Internet. SMTP does not provide a method for an end user to read email, rather it simply makes sure that the mail gets to the user's home mail server.

Also known as: "Simple Mail Transfer Protocol"

Referred to by: POP

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