Competing For Access
- The mobile revolution. Shainblum, Mark // Quill & Quire;Nov2000, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p24
Describes wireless application protocol as an extension of existing Internet in the realm of wireless phones, pagers and mobile devices. Efforts of Canadian wireless carriers in providing Web enabled cellular phones and pagers; Features of m-portals; Shift in the political and economic...
- Sun launches WAP portal as extra channel to sell content. // New Media Age;1/13/2005, p2
This article reports on the wireless application protocol (WAP) portal launched by The Sun as a new revenue stream. The newspaper's portal is another sign of the increasing maturity of WAP sites--essentially the mobile Internet--as a lucrative content medium for media companies and brands. The...
- Motorola, Sun team for IP-based wireless. Rendleman, John // PC Week;06/21/99, Vol. 16 Issue 25, p45
Reports on the building of an IP-based wireless network infrastructure between Mototrola Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc.. Separate deal with Cisco Systems Inc. to provide Motorola with IP routing and switching technology; Use of the technology to provide Internet access in handheld devices; How...
- Handheld Web May Not Open Images. Lopez, Ed // Wireless Week;08/09/99, Vol. 5 Issue 32, p20
States that data-intensive displays that personal computer users associate with Internet browsing cannot simply be transferred over to wireless communication devices. Constraints with the Wireless Application Protocol for wireless Internet devices; Implications of the differences in wireless...
- WAP 2.0 burdened by old baggage? Chan, Tony // Euronet;Oct2001, Issue 16, p50
Reports the release of wireless application protocol (WAP) 2.0 specification. Aim at bridging the gap between the wireless Internet and regular Internet standards; Features of WAP 2.0; Usability of WAP 2.0.
- The Bottom Line on WAP. Walters, Mike; Hamed, Yasin // Wireless Review;02/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p56
Discusses the development of Internet-based technology and services through the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) while opening a pathway for third generation data networks. Benefits of WAP for wireless communication carriers; Levels of WAP interoperability; Misconceptions and myths regarding...
- Despite widespread use, WAP future remains in question. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;4/9/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p20
Reports the status of the application of Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) in the United States as of April 2001. Overview on its introduction in the wireless Internet industry; Estimate on the number of WAP sites worldwide; Criticisms against WAP.
- Wireless data proves itself. Chan, Tony // Wireless Asia;Sep2001, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p4
Comments on the surge of wireless data use. Setbacks of the Wireless Application Protocol; Revenue percentage of telecommunications company; Accessibility of Internet connections to users with a modem bank.
- Wireless Application Protocol V. 1.1 Embraced As Standard. // Computer Protocols;Aug99, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the release of the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) version 1.1 specifications, an enhanced version of the mobile Internet standard software. Enhancements included in WAP version 1.1; Applications of the software; Information on the WAP Forum.