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WIM File Format

Wireless identity module (Used by wireless application protocols)

WIM is a file extension for a Wireless Identity Module file format used for Wireless Application Protocols (WAP) on a SIM card. WIM supports digital signatures to verify authenticity.

WAP is a specification for a set of communication protocols that standardizes how wireless devices, such as cell phones and radio transceivers, can be used for Internet access.


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IT Knowledge Exchange has questions and answers about WAP.

SearchMobileComputing.com provides learning resources about  mobile basics.

The Open Mobile Alliance provides WAP specifications.

This was last updated in July 2010
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