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
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 (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