SIEMENS AND PHONE.COM HOST WAP SEMINAR IN SHANGHAI
Event to Help Spur Growth of China’s Mobile InternetShanghai. May 23, 2000 Phone.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:PHCM), a leading provider of Internet software, applications and services, and Shanghai Siemens Mobile Communications Ltd. (SSMC) are jointly hosting a Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Conference in Shanghai, May 22-23. This conference is the first of its kind in Mainland China to bring industry trend setters and leading Internet companies together to share the experiences and the vision of this promising business area. This two-day conference will provide valuable information to guide the discussions on the key issues related to business operations and the technical implementation of mobile data services.
The attendees will be coming from different industries, countries and regions. Several presenters from Germany, USA, Japan, China Hong Kong and China Mainland will be on hand to share their experiences on WAP implementation. Pioneering wireless portals, ICPs, software developers, and industry leaders of banks, airlines, stock brokerage companies, and travel agencies will also be present to learn more about the future of mobile data business. The experts from Siemens and Phone.com are delivering the insight into the industry standardization issues and technical details.
Siemens and Phone.com will present the latest information on the trends of the telecommunications and the Internet industries, describing how the convergence of the two will enable people to access the information and the services they need, anytime, anywhere.
Accessing the Internet to get information and conducting transactions while on the go are expected to be the most significant area of growth of Internet usage.
Phone.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:PHCM) is a leading provider of software, applications, and services that enable the delivery of Internet-based information and voice services to mass-market wireless telephones. Using its software, wireless subscribers have access to Internet- and corporate intranet-based services, including email, news, stocks, weather, travel and sports. In addition, subscribers have access via their wireless telephones to network operators intranet-based telephony services, which may include over-the-air activation, call management, billing history information, pricing plan subscription and voice message management. Phone.com is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and has regional offices in Belfast, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Paris, Seoul and Tokyo. Visit http://www.phone.com for more information.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, Phone.coms limited operating history, potential fluctuations in Phone.coms operating results, uncertainties related to Phone.coms long sales cycle and reliance on a small number of customers, Phone.coms dependence on the acceptance of its products by network operators and wireless subscribers, Phone.coms ability to adequately address the rapidly-evolving market for delivery of Internet-based services through wireless telephones, the need to achieve widespread integration of Phone.coms browser in wireless telephones, competition from companies with substantially greater financial, technical, marketing and distribution resources and the ability of Phone.com to manage a complex set of engineering, marketing and distribution relationships. Further information regarding these and other risks are included in Phone.coms Form 10-Q for quarters ended September 30, 1999, December 31, 1999, and March 31, 1999, and in its prospectus dated November 16, 1999 and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Phone.com, Inc.Rowan Benecke PR21 +1 (415) 369 8102 [email protected] Phone.com (Europe) LimitedKylie Trevitt Text 100 Ltd. +44 (0) 181 242 [email protected] Phone.com Japan K.K.Masaaki YamamotoPhone.com Japan K.K.+81 3 5325 [email protected]