Selling WAP To The Russians

Mendez-Wilson, Deborah
September 2000
Wireless Week;09/04/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 36, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the partnership of Mobile TeleSystems, operator of global satellite for mobile communications, with Port.ru, an Internet service provider, to provide Wireless Application Protocol-enabled phones in Russia. What the alliance will allow wireless subscribers; Reason for Russians' selection of wireless over wireline telephony; Number of Russians who occasionally access the Internet even if they do not own a personal computer.


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