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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 "WAP"?

WAP, the Wireless Application Protocol, is a standard method for using WML, an XML based markup language, to define documents and applications to be viewed on the small displays used by mobile devices. WAP browsers have largely been pushed aside by newer browsers that support cHTML, xHTML, and HTML.

Also known as: "Wireless Application Protocol"

See Also: WML, XML, cHTML, xHTML

Referred to by: WML

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