News Burst: UK's first WAP phones arrive

Phones introduce new level of wireless services

The UK's first WAP phone went on sale Thursday. The Orange Nokia 7110e uses WAP 1.1 to access Orange's suite of online services.

The phone costs £129, and until 31 January there will be no charge for accessing the multimedia services. After this introductory period access to the WAP services will count against a subscribers' inclusive minutes and will cost 5p per minute thereafter.

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