Phone.com, Inc., Siemens Information and Communication Mobile, and StarHub Telecom will jointly host the first Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) seminar in Singapore, May 24-25.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., 24 May 2000 (Asia Pulse) - During the two-day event, entitled "Innovating the Mobile World", all three partners will provide speakers and tutorials that will address the business models and technical issues of delivering wireless Internet content and services in
"Innovating the Mobile World" is structured to ignite the mobile Internet in Singapore, while educating wireless network operators, software developers and Internet content providers about the latest tools and opportunities in the Singaporean and greater Asian market.
Attendees will be introduced to recently developed WAP technology and applications and will also be briefed by senior executives from the hosting companies about topics that include the current wireless market in Singapore, WAP trends, WAP security, and mobile commerce.
Day Two of the seminar will feature an all-day training session to give attendees a series of hands-on tutorials
addressing each stage of developing and implementing wireless Internet applications.
The session will be led by Phone.com, and will cover WML, both an overview and introduction to the various components and useful software tools, the development process of international applications, variables and contexts, content management and security, and sending notifications.
"Since its inception, Phone.com has been committed to educating wireless operators and software developers about the
most innovative tools and protocols for creating the mobile Internet," said Tony Miranzadeh, vice president and general
manager of Asia Pacific and Latin America for Phone.com. "We have created software, such as the UP.SDK, to provide a
solution for rapid implementation of wireless applications and prevent the creation of a digital divide in the mobile Internet space."
"We have enjoyed working with Phone.com over the last few years to provide international wireless carriers and their
subscribers with complete WAP solutions," said Christian Unterberger, vice president of Siemens Information and
Communication Mobile for Singapore. "Combining our efforts again for this seminar along with StarHub, will benefit the
entire wireless industry as we help all players ramp up to create accurate and useful applications for mobile phone
"'Innovating the Mobile World' will not only showcase the platform created by the wireless pioneers Phone.com and
Siemens, it will explore the best of breed applications being built to utilize the platform to its utmost advantage," said Wee Way Kiat, GM, Mobility, StarHub.
StarHub is Singapore's new operator for both fixed and mobile telecommunications services. It is positioning
itself to offer customers in Singapore a comprehensive info-communications solutions package for all their
communications requirements including fixed and mobile phone to Internet services.
The Information and Communication Mobile Group of Siemens AG covers the entire mobile telephone business, both in terms of communication devices and network technology and applications.
Phone.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: PHCM) is a provider of software, applications, and services that enable the delivery of
Internet-based information and voice services to mass-market wireless telephones.