Strategy.com Joins WAP Forum to Promote Worldwide Standard For
Internet Access Via Wireless Devices; WAP Furthers Strategy.com's Ability to
Give Consumers Information They Need Anytime, Anywhere
VIENNA, Va., Oct. 6
Strategy.com(TM), the world's first Personal Intelligence Network(TM), today
announced that they joined the WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) Forum, a
global industry association dedicated to promoting WAP, a world standard for
providing internet access and advanced telephony services on wireless devices.
Strategy.com will join companies from all segments of the wireless industry,
including AT&T Wireless Services, Bell Atlantic Mobile and IBM Corporation, to
empower users with wireless devices to gain access to information anytime,
anywhere. Strategy.com is a business unit of MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated
(Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of Intelligent E-Business(TM)
Strategy.com works with leading companies to deliver personalized information
to consumers via email, telephone, wireless devices and the Internet. As a
member of the WAP Forum, Strategy.com can extend its ability to "push" important
information to users. With WAP, Strategy.com users will be able to actively
access information and services -- such as sports scores, weather updates and
financial information -- using only their digital mobile phone. WAP technology
also will ensure that Strategy.com subscribers can react to their personalized
alerts about investments, weather, news, sports and traffic by enabling them to
trade shares of stock, buy merchandise, and make travel reservations by simply
pressing a button on their cell phone.
"Joining the WAP Forum is part of our commitment to deliver the most robust
and technologically-advanced services to millions of people all over the world,"
said Michael Saylor, president and CEO of MicroStrategy Incorporated.
"Strategy.com already provides users with a highly-personalized and convenient
way to monitor market activity and react to situations that are important to
them, saving them time, money, and effort. Using WAP technology enables
Strategy.com to also provide a wireless gateway so users can always access and
act on the information that is important to them even if they are on the go."
Strategy.com, a business unit of MicroStrategy Incorporated
(Nasdaq: MSTR), is the world's first Personal Intelligence Network(TM).
Strategy.com works with a variety of leading companies to deliver
personalized, timely information to consumers via email, the Internet,
telephone and wireless devices. Strategy.com affiliates include EarthLink,
Ameritrade, Metrocall, USATODAY.com, Washingtonpost.com, and NASDAQ.
MicroStrategy is a leading worldwide provider of Intelligent
E-Business(TM) software. MicroStrategy's product line enables both proactive
and interactive delivery of information from large-scale databases, providing
Global 2000 enterprises a platform for developing solutions that deliver
insight and intelligence to their enterprise, supply-chain, and customers. For
more information, please visit www.strategy.com.
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