Reshaping The Wireless Network

Linder, Ben
March 2000
Wireless Week;03/06/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p63
Trade Publication
Discusses Phone.com's creation of the microbrowser and the evolution of this technology into the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP). Functions of WAP; Transition of the voice application into the Internet platform; Components of unified messaging.


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