Empower Interactive Releases Java-based Open Source WAP Gateway

Nov 20, 2000, 00:00 ET from Empower Interactive Group Ltd.

    LONDON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Empower Interactive Group Ltd., a wireless
 infrastructure software firm, is pleased to announce the release of its
 Java-based Empowered WAP Gateway to the open source community.  After
 significant and successful testing with a major Scandinavian mobile operator,
 Empower will release the WAP Gateway for download this week.
 
     Michael Ohr, CEO, comments:
     "The Empowered WAP Gateway is the first of its kind.  Its release to the
 open source community demonstrates two main points:  1) Empower's commitment
 to the wireless Internet and 2) The quality of our software engineers.  Our
 software lowers the bar for Telecom Operators, ASPs, Portals, and Corporate
 enterprises to launch and host WAP services."
     Service Providers will use the WAP Gateway to host WAP services.  In
 addition software developers will use the Gateway to offer wireless access to
 customers and employees.
 
     Features of the WAP Gateway include:
 
     * Fully WAP 1.1 stack compliant
     * Will support WTLS Security Layer (I & II)
     * Ability to incorporate SSL Security Layer, thus providing end to end
        encryption.
     * Bearer support for UDP and (CSD and SMS in development)
     * Platform Independent, runs on any JVM compliant OS
     * Connects to any HTTP 1.0 or 1.1 host
     * Full Event Logging
 
     Information about product release will be available from
 http://www.eigroup.com/products/ .  Empower will offer custom application
 development with the Empower Application Framework to Enterprise, m-Business,
 and Operator customers as well as a support contract for existing Empower
 customers.
 
     About Empower Interactive
     Empower Interactive is a wireless infrastructure software firm.  Empower
 has been designing software and creating solutions for its clients and
 partners since 1999.  Empower was founded by a team of talented professionals
 including several with extensive wireless technology experience.  Empower uses
 its own network-agnostic infrastructure products and its Empower Application
 Framework to provide a well-defined and easily executed approach to developing
 wireless services.  For more information, contact Ed Gildar, Director of
 Business Development on +44-207-920-9400 or e-mail at ed@eigroup.com .
 Information is also available from www.eigroup.com .
 
 

SOURCE Empower Interactive Group Ltd.
    LONDON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Empower Interactive Group Ltd., a wireless
 infrastructure software firm, is pleased to announce the release of its
 Java-based Empowered WAP Gateway to the open source community.  After
 significant and successful testing with a major Scandinavian mobile operator,
 Empower will release the WAP Gateway for download this week.
 
     Michael Ohr, CEO, comments:
     "The Empowered WAP Gateway is the first of its kind.  Its release to the
 open source community demonstrates two main points:  1) Empower's commitment
 to the wireless Internet and 2) The quality of our software engineers.  Our
 software lowers the bar for Telecom Operators, ASPs, Portals, and Corporate
 enterprises to launch and host WAP services."
     Service Providers will use the WAP Gateway to host WAP services.  In
 addition software developers will use the Gateway to offer wireless access to
 customers and employees.
 
     Features of the WAP Gateway include:
 
     * Fully WAP 1.1 stack compliant
     * Will support WTLS Security Layer (I & II)
     * Ability to incorporate SSL Security Layer, thus providing end to end
        encryption.
     * Bearer support for UDP and (CSD and SMS in development)
     * Platform Independent, runs on any JVM compliant OS
     * Connects to any HTTP 1.0 or 1.1 host
     * Full Event Logging
 
     Information about product release will be available from
 http://www.eigroup.com/products/ .  Empower will offer custom application
 development with the Empower Application Framework to Enterprise, m-Business,
 and Operator customers as well as a support contract for existing Empower
 customers.
 
     About Empower Interactive
     Empower Interactive is a wireless infrastructure software firm.  Empower
 has been designing software and creating solutions for its clients and
 partners since 1999.  Empower was founded by a team of talented professionals
 including several with extensive wireless technology experience.  Empower uses
 its own network-agnostic infrastructure products and its Empower Application
 Framework to provide a well-defined and easily executed approach to developing
 wireless services.  For more information, contact Ed Gildar, Director of
 Business Development on +44-207-920-9400 or e-mail at ed@eigroup.com .
 Information is also available from www.eigroup.com .
 
 SOURCE  Empower Interactive Group Ltd.