- the Ultimate WAP Search Engine

Aug 21, 2000, 01:00 ET from Mobile Lifestreams Limited

    NEWBURY, England, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Lifestreams and MATERNA
 Information & Communications (MATERNA) today launched, one
 of a number of websites being developed as part of an ongoing alliance between
 these two pioneering mobile industry players. 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
     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
     MATERNA offers integrated value added services in the field of mobile
 communications under the Anny Way name ( 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".  These sites include, and a dedicated portal for mobile
 communications professionals,  The launch of also coincides with Mobile Lifestreams' first e-commerce website
 the "one stop mobile data shop",
     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