Ubiquity joins the WAP Forum and releases Ubiq.Bank
Ubiquity joins the WAP Forum and releases Ubiq.Bank,
its first WAP application to bring the Interactive Service on
(London, September 15, 1999) - Ubiquity S.r.l., the first European company focusing exclusively on
applications running on non-PC information appliances, today
announced its associate membership in the Wireless Application
Protocol (WAP) Forum.
WAP is the leading standard for wireless information and telephony
services on digital mobile phones and other wireless information
The WAP Forum is committed to bring together companies from all
segments of the wireless industry value chain to ensure product
interoperability and growth of the wireless market. WAP Forum
members represent over 95% of the global handset market, carriers
with more than 100 million subscribers, leading infrastructure
providers, software developers and other organisations providing
solutions to the wireless industry.
Ubiquity is totally committed to the development of compelling WAP
solutions and applications both for the service and content industry
and for mobile network operators across Europe. "Ubiquity's
membership in the WAP Forum is the natural consequence of a
several months commitment to the development of WAP applications.
I am proud to announce today that Ubiquity is now releasing its
Ubiq.Bank: the first WAP interactive banking and portfolio
management solution that brings traditional Internet financial online
services transparently on a range of information appliances," said
Dario Calogero, President and CEO of Ubiquity. "First shipping
platform for Ubiq.Bank is WAP GSM, with Internet TV Set Top Boxes
and Personal Digital Assistant to be released in the near future."
Ubiquity is working in close partnership with the major WAP players,
handsets manufacturers, technology and application providers,
including Alcatel, Ericsson, Motorola, Phone.com and w-Trade.
Ubiquity is an independent system integrator and an application
developer focusing on non-PC information appliances, including GSM
Phones, Internet TV Set Top Boxes and Digital Decoders, Palmtop
PC and Personal Digital Assistants. Customers who have chosen
Ubiquity's solutions are fixed and mobile network operators, Internet
Service Providers, Banks and Financial Services, Publishers.
For more information, visit the Ubiquity Web site at www.ubiquity.it
CONTACT: Ubiquity S.r.l.
Cristina Andreoli, ++39 02 288584.1