NEWBURY, England, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Lifestreams and MATERNA Information & Communications (MATERNA) today launched www.mobileWAP.com, one of a number of websites being developed as part of an ongoing alliance between these two pioneering mobile industry players. MobileWAP.com is a WAP search engine dedicated to finding the best WAP content available on the Internet. Its built-in electronic agent continuously searches the World Wide Web seeking and indexing relevant Internet pages written for WAP enabled devices in wireless markup language (WML) and adding them to its range of listings. The site can be accessed through the Internet or a WAP enabled phone. The on-line Internet version comes complete with the a WAP phone simulator for users to browse and test WAP sites before deciding whether the services offered are what they need, thus preventing the need for huge mobile phone bills. A perfect solution for those WAP users wishing to make the most of the ever growing range of services and content without burning a hole in their pocket. The site also gives visitors the option of limiting their search to sites that are recommended and reviewed by the team at Mobile Lifestreams or from the complete list of sites picked up by our electronic agent. All the listing have been helpfully distributed into various categories including, News, Sport, Fun Stuff, Tickets & Shopping, Mobile & WAP Services, Regional, Business & Economy, Entertainment, Jobs & Careers, Reference and Travel, with geographically regionalized sections aiming to serve a world wide user base. The "Cool Site of the Week" featured on the website will give users a "recommended" chance to see the very cream that WAP has to offer and the "Top Ten" most popular sites visited will effectively be the peoples poll. Users and site owners can also add their own WML site to the list through the specially designed "Add Zone". This site has been designed and developed by Mobile Lifestreams and MATERNA, experts in WAP and other mobile data applications. Mobile Lifestreams have recognized knowledge in the area of WAP and regularly provide consulting services to interested companies. In addition they are publishers of the renowned publication, "Yes 2 WAP" and manage the WAP industry website www.yes2wap.com. MATERNA offers integrated value added services in the field of mobile communications under the Anny Way name (www.annyway.com) using the latest technologies such as SMS, WAP, GPRS, and UMTS. With Anny Way Fun For Fones, MATERNA offers consumers innovative services that are fun to use such as news, chats, and games. As the world's leader in the SMS business and application service provider for multimedia services, MATERNA currently processes over 300 million SMS per month in the German market alone. In addition to this new WAP service, Mobile Lifestreams currently manages and maintains more than fifty different Business To Business websites online as part of its mission to become "the mobile data.com". These sites include www.mobilesms.com, www.mobilegprs.com and a dedicated portal for mobile communications professionals, www.mobile4mobile.com. The launch of MobileWAP.com also coincides with Mobile Lifestreams' first e-commerce website the "one stop mobile data shop", www.mobiledatashop.com. Simon Buckingham, CEO of Mobile Lifestreams commented, "We are delighted to offer this uncomplicated yet powerful WAP search service to mobile phone users around the world and are confident that it will be a useful resource for all WAP users". Helmut an de Meulen, CEO of MATERNA added, "WAP technology is so fascinating because it can provide users with an almost unlimited amount of information on an Internet basis. Our mobile WAP search engine already provides access to over 200,000 WAP sites."
SOURCE Mobile Lifestreams Limited