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Diego Quevedo
Posted on Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 06:38 am:   


I have installed WAP proxy and conneted to my GPRS network in order to provide quicker access to mobiles phones using EDGE.

After installing and configuring now SMS, I can see it does something and the web pages get loaded on the mobiles, but I do not notice an improvement in the access speed on the mobiles.

Will now.wap actually compress any HTTP message? will it work for all types of phones? how can I debug what now.wap is doing in order to determine if compression is taking place?
Des - NowSMS Support
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Username: Desosms

Post Number: 3138
Registered: 08-2008
Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 - 12:55 pm:   

Hi Diego,

There are many factors that can influence speed. For example, network latency may be a bigger factor than page size.

You'd have to use a packet capture tool like WireShark if you wanted to analyse compression before.

Note that NowWAP only performs compression of web pages when the WAP2/HTTP proxy interface is being used.

If the WAP1/WSP proxy interface (UDP port 9201) is used, there is no compression supported on that interface.

NowSMS Support

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