What is WAP? Explain working major limitation of WAP

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WAP stands for Wireless Application Protocol. It is a protocol designed for micro-browsers and it enables the access of internet in the mobile device. The major limitation of WAP are:-

i) High Cost

The cost setup of WAP is a little bit expensive because for enterprises wireless network, more wireless Aps needed. However, the actual challenge comes when we try to secure it’s signal. Insecure wireless network can be attacked by hackers.

ii) Poor Stability

The network stability is poor in wireless networks due to the air as the transmission media. The wireless signals blocked by certain obstacles as walls, gates and human beings. The signal strength depends upon the location.

iii) Less secure

It is less secure compared to cable network because you are using radio waves for transmission and someone on the network could sniff traffic.

Dipti KC
Jan 8, 2023
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