M-Services Aims to Standardize Mobile Internet

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Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
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According to a Reuters article (“Mobile Phone Industry Adopts New Internet Standard“) a new open hardware and software standard called M-Services is looking to bring the Internet to the next generation of mobile phones.


LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s leading mobile phone makers and operators announced on Wednesday an industry-wide initiative they hope will bring true Internet functionality to next-generation cellphones and lay the ghost of past failures. The Mobile Services Initiative (M-Services) aims to introduce an open software and hardware standard within mobile Internet in a bid to avoid the fiasco which surrounded the first attempt at mobile Internet, Wireless Application Protocol (WAP).

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