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1999 News Releases

BRIGHTPOINT JOINS WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL FORUM (22 December 1999)

Nokia and Agence France-Presse team up to develop WAP-based mobile news services (22 December 1999)

VERISIGN LAUNCHES WORLD'S MOST COMPREHENSIVE DIGITAL CERTIFICATE SERVICE FOR WIRELESS WEB SERVERS (21 December 1999)

ALLAIRE AND PHONE.COM ANNOUNCE JOINT DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE TO POWER E-BUSINESS ON THE WIRELESS WEB

SEAGULL Announces Wireless-to-Host Solution (December 20, 1999)

(16 December 1999)

Motorola and MTS In First Trial of WAP Services in RussiaSpyglass® Establishes Mobile Data Practice to Focus on Delivering the Internet to Wireless Devices (16 December 1999)

Motorola and MTS In First Trial of WAP Services in Russia (16 December 1999)

Entrust Technologies First to Deliver Digital Certificates to Enable Trusted Wireless Transactions (16 December 1999)

Telecom Giants Scramble for China's Wireless Internet Market (15 December 1999)

Netegrity Joins WAP Forum (15 December 1999)

ZTANGO.COM Harris Launches International Organization from New, U.S.-Based Headquarters (15 December 1999)

ZTANGO.COM POSITIONED FOR AGGRESSIVE GROWTH IN WIRELESS INTERNET MARKET WITH PROVEN, DUAL-MODE SOFTWARE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (15 December 1999)

RTS NetWorks and FirstQuote partner to offer new wireless WAP investor service (13 December 1999)

room33.com New WAP Site for Mobile Internet Services (13 December 1999)

SmartServ Online Selected by Flemings Aros for the Nordic Wireless Valley Tour (10 December 1999)

Arthur Andersen Joins Elite Group of Wireless Industry Leaders (9 December 1999)

PIXO TEAMS WITH AU-SYSTEM TO DELIVER NEXT-GENERATION MOBILE INTERNET APPLICATIONS (9 December 1999)

MASTERCARD FORMS GLOBAL MOBILE COMMERCE TEAM (9 December 1999)

WYSDOM INC. ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP IN THE WAP FORUM (8 December 1999)

Microsoft, Ericsson announce strategic partnership to drive mobile Internet market (8 December 1999)

WAP FORUM AND W3C WORKING TOGETHER TO CREATE THE "MOBILE-FRIENDLY" WEB (8 December 1999)

WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL FORUM SURPASSES 250 MEMBERS (8 December 1999)

SmartServ Online Incorporates Diversinet Technology to Provide End-to-End Security for Web and Wireless E-commerce Solutions (8 December 1999)

HP FIRST TO MARKET WITH WAP-ENABLED PC SERVER SOLUTION (7 December 1999)

Portal Software Joins Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum (7 December 1999)

barnesandnoble.com UNVEILS BN.COM ON THE GO, ENABLING CUSTOMERS TO BUY FROM WIRELESS DEVICES (1 December 1999)

Nokia Artus Developers Program forms a valuable channel between developers and operators to offer Value Added Services (30 November 1999)

Nokia First - successfully browsing Chinese Web through WAP (30 November 1999)

DIVERSINET TO OFFER WAP-COMPATIBLE SECURITY SOFTWARE FOR GLOBAL WIRELESS E-COMMERCE APPLICATIONS (30 November 1999)

SYBASE JOINS WAP FORUM TO DRIVE E-BUSINESS APPLICATIONS FOR WIRELESS INFORMATION DEVICES (30 November 1999)

Motorola Provides 64Kbps High Speed Wireless Internet Access On cdmaOne Networks (29 November 1999)

Sweden's Telia to roll-out WAP services using Nokia technology (25 November 1999)

MTN ensures subscribers are not forgotten as new technology unfolds (23 November 1999)

CMG's WAP Service Broker chosen by Cable & Wireless Optus to support launch of WAP service Downunder. (22 November 1999)

WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL FORUM SELECTS THE OPEN GROUP TO DEVELOP TEST SUITE FOR NEW WIRELESS INTERNET STANDARD (22 November 1999)

Nokia and SMART sign USD 150 million agreement for the delivery of GPRS core network, WAP solution and GSM expansion in the Philippines (18 November 1999)

Ericsson and VISA announce strategic partnership to promote mobile e-commerce (17 November 1999)

Trafficmaster and Webraska to launch mobile Internet service. (16 November 1999)

WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL (WAP) FORUM APPOINTS SCOTT GOLDMAN AS CEO (16 November 1999)

PHONE.COM LAUNCHES LOCALIZED RESOURCES FOR WAP DEVELOPERS IN JAPAN (15 November 1999)

TELEFÓNICA MÓVILES, SPAIN'S LARGEST MOBILE OPERATOR, SELECTS PHONE.COM FOR COMMERCIAL WAP PLATFORM (15 November 1999)

OKOBANK Group, Nokia and IBM in co-operation: Banking Services with WAP-phones (15 November 1999)

Entrust® Technologies to Secure Wireless Transactions (15 November 1999)

Infovention joins the WAP Forum (11 November 1999)

SmartServ Online to Demo Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) - Enabled Trading Application with Nokia at Fall COMDEX (11 November 1999)

Getronics to integrate Nokia WAP server with mobile e-business solutions (10 November 1999)

PHONE.COM DELIVERS UP.SDK RELEASE 4.0 FOR CREATING WAP 1.1 APPLICATIONS (10 November 1999)

MACALLA SOFTWARE DELIVERS NCB WAP STOCKBROKING SERVICE OVER EIRCELL NETWORK (10 November 1999)

In Fusio and Webraska join forces to create the first WAP location-based games. (10 November 1999)

Nokia First to Market with Corporate WAP Server (10 November 1999)

OBERTHUR CARD SYSTEMS LAUNCHES CONNECTIC® - THE WORLD'S FIRST WIM ENABLED SMART CARD (10 November 1999)

DIGITAL MOBILITY SHOWS WORLD'S FIRST WAP TRAVEL INFORMATION SERVICE (8 November 1999)

Stock trading and banking with WAP-capable mobile phones; iNFORM Software GmbH's WAP brokerage solution (4 November 1999)

Certicom Announces Availability of WTLS Plus Toolkit For Secure WAP Services

(3 November 1999)

The EDGE Licenses Certicom's WTLS Plus to Enable Secure WAP-Based Wireless Transactions

(3 November 1999)

SmartServ Demonstrates Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)-Enabled Trading Application with Strategic Alliances at Wireless IT '99 (2 November 1999)

CMG Telecommunications and Esat Digifone bring mobile Internet Service to reality (28 October 1999)

Telefonica Moviles Launches Information Access Services at SIMO TCI'99 in Madrid (28 October 1999)

Phone.com and Motorola Lexicus Bring Simple, Fast Text Entry to WAP Enabled Browsers on Mobile Phones (26 October 1999)

Motorola, WORLDSPAN to Provide Travel Services to Wireless Market (26 October 1999)

LG Information & Communications selects the AU-System WAP Browser for CDMA handsets in the Korean market. (25 October 1999)

Woolwich and Nokia to offer access to Internet banking for all WAP mobile phone users (25 October 1999)

MeritaNordbanken Group launched on October 18 the world's first WAP banking services (15 October 1999)

Digital Bridges joins Phone.com Alliance and WAP Forum Program (15 October 1999)

Cable & Wireless HKT Mobile Services upgrades i.Menu with WAP And strives to become the first "mobile portal" operator. (15 October 1999)

Wireless Data Services (WDS) has developed one of the first WAP applications to be publicly demonstrated in the UK (15 October 1999)

Telenor Mobil introduces Internet access from your mobile phone. (14 October 1999)

Two worldwide premières at Telecom Geneve 1999: Webraska's CD-ROM-less car navigation and real-time traffic maps using WAP over GPRS. (14 October 1999)

WAP Forum and ETSI join forces to build basis for mobile Internet (14 October 1999)

Nokia and Mitsubishi announce interoperability testing of their WAP products. (12 October 1999)

Webraska's anti-traffic jam mobile phone WAP services to be offered by KPN Telecom in the Netherlands. (12 October 1999)

ORACLE AND PHONE.COM TRANSFORM TELCOS INTO WIRELESS PORTAL PROVIDERS (12 October 1999)

HP Outlines Commitment to Enable Mobile E-services for Wireless Service Providers, Extended Enterprises (11 October 1999)

PHONE.COM TO ACQUIRE APION LTD. (11 October 1999)

IBM AND NOKIA PARTNER TO PROMOTE THE MOBILE INTERNET (11 October 1999)

CMG and diAx team up to launch new content-rich WAP services at Telecom 99. (11 October 1999)

Materna unveils innovative WAP solutions at World Telecom (10 October 1999)

CMG SUPPORTS OVER THE AIR PROVISIONING OF WAP PHONES (9 October 1999)

Motorola to Deliver the Wireless Internet (8 October 1999)

Geneva-nOw: a world premiere (8 October 1999)

Nokia Networks launches WAP access for Online Services for operators (8 October 1999)

WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL FORUM REACHES 200TH MEMBER MILESTONE (8 October 1999)

WAP ENABLED PHONES GIVE TELECOM'99 DELGATES ACCESS TO THE INTERNET IN THE PALM OF THEIR HANDS (8 October 1999)

SUNDAY SELECTS PHONE.COM WAP PLATFORM FOR HONG KONG MARKET (8 October 1999)

Ericsson and SmarTone deliver first-ever end-to-end WAP 1.1 compliant solution (6 October 1999)

The Internet Unplugged: e-banking Where ever and Whenever You Want: Handelsbanken and IBM to deliver complete set of banking applications for wireless devices (6 October 1999)

MOTOROLA AND PHONE.COM SIGN STRATEGIC AGREEMENT FOR LICENSING AND DISTRIBUTION OF PHONE.COM WAP SERVER AND MICROBROWSER (6 October 1999)

PHONE.COM DELIVERS UP.LINK SERVER RELEASE 4; PROVIDES LEADING EDGE, ROBUST WAP SOLUTION FOR WIRELESS NETWORK OPERATORS (6 October 1999)

Strategy.com Joins WAP Forum to Promote Worldwide Standard For Internet Access Via Wireless Devices (6 October 1999)

Webraska obtains land-mark patent for CD-ROM-less navigation using mobile phones. (6 October 1999)

Ericsson makes WAP client widely available under favorable conditions (5 October 1999)

Avenir - The first Norwegian Consultancy company in the WAP Forum (5 October 1999)

Saraide Partners with BellSouth in WAP Trial to Deliver Internet Services to its Mobile Customers (5 October 1999)

Apion and Symmetry Communications co-operate to deliver WAP based services over GPRS (5 October 1999)

Amazon.com Acquires Convergence Corporation and Announces Ventures with Motorola and AvantGo (4 October 1999)

HP and Nokia Partner to Develop and Promote Business-critical Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Solutions (3 October 1999)

Razorfish Builds World's First Open Mobile Technology Laboratory (30 September 1999)

Nokia introduces a concept for wireless application development (30 September 1999)

PHILIPS TO INTRODUCE WEB-ENABLED MOBILE PHONES USING PHONE.COM'S UP.BROWSER (28 September 1999)

VISA JOINS WAP FORUM TO HELP DEVELOP GLOBAL PAYMENT STANDARD FOR SECURE MOBILE COMMERCE (28 September 1999)

Cerulean joins worldwide wireless technology forum (27 September 1999)

CAP GEMINI GROUP JOINS FORUM DEVELOPING WORLD STANDARD FOR PROVIDING INTERNET AND DATA SERVICES ON WIRELESS DEVICES (29 September 1999)

CMG introduces Wireless Banking based on WAP (28 September 1999)

TELOCITY JOINS WAP FORUM (23 September 1999)

Nokia launches the Nokia Artus Messaging Platform for Internet access via WAP (23 September 1999)

Ericsson unveils new WAP-phone (22 September 1999)

Nokia plans to put the Internet in every pocket (22 September 1999)

Nokia unveils new media phones for mobile internet access (22 September 1999)

CNN Interactive and Nokia join forces to offer CNN Mobile, 24-hour news service for digital wireless phones (22 September 1999)

Icon Medialab International Joins WAP Forum (21 September 1999)

Icon Medialab and Finnkino launch WAP-service (21 September 1999)

HP AND NOKIA PARTNER TO DEVELOP AND PROMOTE BUSINESS-CRITICAL WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL (WAP) SOLUTIONS (20 September 1999)

Telia, Oracle and Nokia in the world's first public WAP test (16 September 1999)

CMG TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENABLES USERS OF LEGACY PHONES TO ACCESS WAP SERVICES (15 September 1999)

CMG'S WAP Service Broker is V1.1 compliant (15 September 1999)

Baltimore Technologies enters the Wireless eSecurity market with new WAP security product (15 September 1999)

WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL FORUM MEMBERSHIP CONVENES IN LONDON (15 September 1999)

APiON SELECTS BALTIMORE TECHNOLOGIES AS SECURITY PROVIDER FOR WAP-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCTS (15 September 1999)

Ubiquity joins the WAP Forum and releases Ubiq.Bank (15 September 1999)

Angelica Wireless - LAUNCH OF WIRELESS APPLICATION PACKAGE (15 September 1999)

LG TELECOM LAUNCHES WIRELESS INTERNET SERVICE USING PHONE.COM UP.LINK GATEWAY (14 September 1999)

RTS Wireless To Demonsrate WAP Proxy Gateway And Applications At PCS '99 (14 September 1999)

Apion & Sonera Launch The World's First Commercial WAP Services (14 September 1999)

SmartServ Online and Data on Air Join Forces to Offer End-to-End Wireless Portal Solution for Remote Information Delivery (13 September 1999)

ANGELICA WIRELESS TO RELEASE FREE WAP GATEWAY (13 September 1999)

AN ANGEL FREES THE WIRELESS INTERNET OPENING THE WAP GAME (13 September 1999)

ANGELICA WIRELESS LAUNCHES WAPNET.COM (8 September 1999)

TEN LEADING JAPANESE MANUFACTURES HAVE LICENSED UP.BROWSER FROM PHONE.COM (7 September 1999)

Infinite Interchange to Bring Wireless E-Mail to Corporations (7 September 1999)

Entra is a new member of WAP Forum (7 September 1999)

ANGELICA WIRELESS JOINS WAP FORUM (6 September 1999)

D2 SELECTS SIEMENS AND PHONE.COM TO SUPPLY COMMERCIAL WAP PLATFORM (1 September 1999)

Nokia and Reuters Team up to Develop WAP-based Mobile News Services (1 September 1999)

SHINSEGI TELECOM SELECTS PHONE.COM WAP COMPATIBLE PLATFORM FOR KOREAN MARKET (31 August 1999)

Nokia and Deutsche Bank form a Partnership to Develop Mobile Banking Services Based on WAP (31 August 1999)

SONERA THE FIRST OPERATOR IN THE WORLD TO LAUNCH WAP SERVICE
(31 August 1999)

Eircell Select Apion to Supply WAP Infrastructure Products (30 August 1999)

SHINSEGI TELECOM SELECTS PHONE.COM WAP COMPATIBLE PLATFORM FOR KOREAN MARKET (30 August 1999)

Swedish WAP-technical Expertise for Export (25 August 1999)

Nokia Implements New WAP 1.1 Specifications in all its Operator WAP Trials (25 August 1999)

Aether Joins WAP Forum (23 August 1999)

Schwab Announces Plans for First Cross-Platform Wireless Trading Initiative (19 August 1999)

INFOWAVE JOINS WAP FORUM (17 August 1999)

RAZORFISH JOINS WAP FORUM (5 August 1999)

3com Licenses Phone.Com's Up.Browser For Use In The Palm Computing Platform (3 August 1999)

Motorola Introduces i500plus Multi-Service Digital Wireless Phone
(2 August 1999)

Wireless Knowledge Supports WAP (2 August 1999)

CNN Interactive Extend CNN Mobile News Service to the United States
(28 July 1999)

Motorola Demonstrates WAP Enabled GSM Handset Using Phone.com Browser (28 July 1999)

Phone.com Unveils WAP-Based Architecture for Secure Over-the-Air Management of Wireless Handsets (27 July 1999)

Telstra Corporation Selects Phone.com WAP Platform for Australian Market (27 July 1999)

Wap Forum Elects Gregory G. Williams Of SBC Technology Resources, Inc. As New Chairman (26 July 1999)

TWS Joins Wireless Application Protocol Forum (20 July 1999)

Diversinet Joins WAP Forum (20 July 1999)

Ericsson and Reuters start wireless delivery of Interactive News and Data by mobile phone (19 July 1999)

Bell Atlantic Mobile, Motorola And Phone.Com Collaborate To Create Over-The-Air Provisioning (19 July 1999)

Nokia and Spyglass Form Partnership (7 July 1999)

The GSM Association launch the new GSM Data Window (2 July 1999)

Nokia Introduces Complete Testing Environment for End-to-End WAP Solutions (2 July 1999) - WAP 1.1 compliant Nokia WAP Server Beta and WAP Toolkit now available.

Nokia Announces the Nokia WAP Browser (June 30, 1999)

New Wireless Application Protocol Version 1.1 (30 June 1999)

Nokia and Ericsson begin interoperability testing of their WAP products
(June 29, 1999)

Ericsson signs commercial WAP contract with Telenor Mobil in Norway
(29 June 1999)

New information sites added to EZInternet, the Internet service
(29 June 1999)

DIGITAL MOBILITY JOINS WAP FORUM (June 29, 1999)

Saraïde.com and APiON to Conduct WAP Gateway Trials (29 June 1999)

Ericsson supports broad range of WAP-applications (23 June 1999)

Sonera signs WAP Gateway contract with APiON (21 June 1999)

Nokia to supply complete WAP solution to KPN Telecom (June 21, 1999)

Scandinavian Softline Technology licensing Nokia's WAP technology
(June 18, 1999)

New Member Quotes and Services (14 June 1999)

Wireless Application Protocol Forum membership surpasses 100 companies
Microsoft, MapQuest.com Among List of New Members Adopting WAP Standard
(14 June 1999)

Scandinavian Softline Technology licensing Nokia. s WAP technology
(9th June 1999)

Nokia announces cooperation with technology leaders toward development of WAP based products and solutions
(June 4, 1999)

Visa, Nokia and MeritaNordbanken Group to Pilot Mobile Payment
(May 24, 1999)

First ever WAP API specification on the Internet
(May 24, 1999)

Nocom and Nokia form partnership in the Nordic region to provide leading Nokia WAP server technology
(May 17, 1999)

MicroSoft Joins Wap Forum
MicroSoft Will Collaborate on Unified XML-Compliant Standard for Wireless Mobile Devices and Services
(5 May 1999)

RTS Wireless Joins Wireless Application Protocol Forum
(26 April 1999)

Lexacom Joins Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum
(April 27, 1999)

Telefónica Móviles Begins Tests On "WAP" Technology (26 April 1999)

KPN Telecom Joins WAP Forum
Dutch (16 April 1999)

UNWIRED PLANET (now Phone.com) ANNOUNCES 2nd UNWIRED UNIVERSE CONFERENCE FOR WAP DEVELOPERS WORLDWIDE
(15 April 1999)

Operators to pilot end to end WAP compatible solutions supplied by Nokia
(March 22, 1999)

Market Trial Between T-Mobil, Unwired Planet (now Phone.com) and Siemens
(22 March 1999)

The Sabre Group, IBM and Nokia team to create traveler service for enhanced mobile phone
(18 March 1999)

Motorola Unveils New Digital Communications Portfolio
Consumer delight forms focus for 'new' Motorola
(18 March 1999)

Nokia Announces the Nokia WAP Server for the Corporate Market
(March 18, 1999)

IBM and Nokia team up to put mobile employees in touch with their data
(March 18, 1999)

Panasonic Licences Unwired Planet (now Phone.com)'s WAP Microbrowser for Five Airlink Protocols
(17 March 1999)

ORACLE'S PROJECT PANAMA FIRST TO ENABLE DYNAMIC WEB CONTENT FOR MOBILE DEVICES
(17 March 1999)

FASTER STOCK TRANSACTIONS BY TRADING VIA CELLULAR PHONE.
(16 March 1999)

Ericsson unveils new mobile companion MC 218
(12 March 1999)

Ericsson unveils mobile phone equipped for communication and organisation
(18 March 1999)

Ericsson and Unwired Planet announce interoperability testing of WAP products
(24 March 1999)

Ericsson and Comverse start WAP cooperation
(24 March 1999)

Sonera and Apion to Develop Commercial WAP Services

apion is FIRST-TO-MARKET with WAP Infrastructure Product

APION IS FIRST-TO-MARKET WITH WAP INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCT (22 March 1999)

Wap Product Launches Accelerate In Europe, Asia And North America
WAP Forum Members Demonstrate Latest Wireless Internet Products at CeBIT 99

WAP Demo Walking Tours at GSM World Congress '99

The Wireless Application Protocol Forum Holds WAP Demo Walking Tour at CTIA WIRELESS '99

Nokia to supply comprehensive WAP solution for France Telecom Mobiles.
Easy-to-use services to the hands of mobile users (23 February 1999)

CNN Interactive and Nokia Join Forces to Develop CNN Mobile, 24-Hour News Service for Digital Mobile Phones.
(23 February 1999)

Nokia unveils the world's first media phone for Internet access.
The Nokia 7110 dual band GSM 900/1800 media phone brings Internet content and other services to every pocket. (23 February 1999)

France Telecom offers greater wireless-Internet convergence with new suite of WAP-compliant services.
Cannes (23 February 1999)

Alcatel Gsm Users Get On-Line
Paris (23 February 1999)

Unwired Planet (now Phone.com) And Reuters To Provide Internet Information Services To Wap-Enabled Wireless Handsets
Cannes (22 February 1999)

AU-System Radio and APiON announce interoperability testing of their Wireless Application Protocol based products (11 February 1999)

LOGICA ALDISCON and APiON conduct WAP Interworking Trials
(8 February 1999)

Nokia and MeritaNordbanken jointly developing new banking services for GSM phones
(Feb 3 1999)
 

Wireless Application Protocol Forum - Fort Worth Meeting Recap
The WAP Forum membership met in Fort Worth, Texas the week of February 1 to further define WAP

Nokia Announces WAP Technology Licensing and WAP Toolkit Availability 
(January 21, 1999)

Computer Industry Leaders Join The Wireless Application Protocol Forum
Hewlett-Packard, Oracle and Toshiba Are Among Seven New Members Adopting WAP Standard - REDWOOD CITY, Calif (20 January 1999)

Nokia and Unwired Planet announce interoperability testing of WAP based products
(January 13, 1999)

APION DEMONSTRATES WAP INTEROPERABILITY in partnership with Geoworks
(January 11, 1999)

Moving a step closer towards a Wireless Information Society - Nokia to supply WAP compatible solutions for operator trials
(January 12, 1999)