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Wireless IP

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Wireless IP obviously refers to using the Internet Protocol over a wireless connection. At one time, the term "wireless IP" referred to CDPD (Cellular Digital Packet Data), a method for transmitting data packets across wireless cellular networks. Today, wireless IP refers to a variety of technologies, including the following:

  • Wireless data protocols
  • Mobile IP
  • MANET (Mobile Ad Hoc Networking)
  • WAP (Wireless Application Protocol)

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