Originally Posted by bsic
Thanks-- ive read most of those through. Im not looking for HOW to set the APN, im trying to find out what an APN is, what the WAP adds over what the default setup gives, etc.
Here's my understanding. Cingular (and most other GSM providers) BBs don't connect to the internet via TCPIP. They use some other protocol; I don't know what it is.
Some third party applications, like Verichat, require a TCPIP connection to communicate with. When you setup you APN, user name and passwork, you are enabling a TCPIP connection.
This may not be 100% accurate, but it's pretty close.