OBJECTSOFT JOINS THE WAP FORUM TO DELIVER THE NOTWIRED WIRELESS APPLICATIONS TO WAP USERS EVERYWHERE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHICAGO, IL February 28, 2000 Objectsoft, Inc. today announced its membership in the Wireless Access Protocol (WAP) Forum, joining such industry powerhouses as AT&T, Lucent, Motorola and Nokia. As a provider of next generation wireless business applications, Obejctsoft joins the WAP Forum with leading edge expertise in the delivery of secure, billable wireless and wired applications.
The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is an open, global specification that empowers mobile users with wireless devices to easily access and interact with information and services. The WAP Forum is the industry association comprising over 280 members and has developed the de-facto world standard for wireless information and telephony services on digital mobile phones and other wireless terminals. The primary goal of the WAP Forum is to bring together companies from all segments of the wireless industry value chain to ensure product interoperability and growth of the wireless market.
WAP Forum members represent over 95% of the global handset market, carriers with more than 100 million subscribers, leading infrastructure providers, software developers and other organizations providing solutions to the wireless industry.
The standard compliments Objectsoft's
strategy of delivering applications to mobile business professionals. With today's
announcement, Objectsoft plans to extend its NotWired.com (www.notwired.com) offering to leverage WAP devices
everywhere. This is a first step to provide seamless access to the applications for
wireless and wired users.
"The importance of billable applications for wireless devices should not be underestimated," says Scott Goldman, CEO of The WAP Forum. "Billable applications will allow operators to differentiate their services while generating a significant source of new revenue for them."
Objectsoft is a leading developer of mobile application frameworks that enable development of secure wireless and wired applications packaged for billable delivery via the Internet. Objectsoft is focused on business applications that empower the mobile professional.
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