TITLE

Growing Pains in Off-Portal World

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;6/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the BREW off-portal content platform of Qualcomm and the benefits it offers to small application developers in the wireless content ecosystem in the U.S. Features of the platform; Advantages of the BREW platform to application software developer Rocket Mobile; Comparison between the off-portal content and cable television.
ACCESSION #
21093930

 

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