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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
Written by Justin Pearse, Contributor

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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