Acronym for International Roaming Access Protocols.
The International Roaming Access Protocols (IRAP) is a selection of methods for constructing wireless infrastructures. This is a set of proven, standards-based interfaces that establish a common baseline of features to facilitate seamless network interoperability. IRAP is an open framework, or profiles of a set of core protocols, for a unified, global network architecture. It is a set of architectural principles that make it easier for providers to build, test, and employ effective networks that provide secure and seamless global service. With IRAP, it is easier to enable people to stay connected in a variety of locations, on a variety of mobile devices. IRAP is not intellectual property owned by any one company or organization (beyond that governed by the issuing standards body).