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News Burst: Virgin to offer WAP on standard handsets

Virgin Mobile is to offer its subscribers access to WAP Internet content from standard mobile handsets from the spring

The company will launch a SIM-based Web browser, allowing subscribers Internet browsing capabilities without the need to upgrade to a WAP enabled handset.

Virgin Mobile, a virtual mobile operator that buys network capacity from One2One, is working on the SIM browser technology in partnership with smartcard manufacturer Gemplus.

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