Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Opera and Motorola in agreement to offer WAP and HTML browser for mobile phones
Posted on 6-Feb-2004 22:31 | Filed under: News

Opera and Motorola in agreement to offer WAP and HTML browser for mobile phones
Opera Software and Motorola's Global Software Group (GSG) have entered into an agreement to deliver a joint product offering consisting of Opera's "full" HTML browser software and the WAP stack from GSG's browser software, creating a single application for mobile phone browsers.

Opera's full HTML browser provides desktop functionality on a mobile phone. The combination with GSG's WAP stack allows the Opera browser to work in the WAP environment. This joint product offering gives operators the benefit of their existing investment in current WAP infrastructure, and at the same time the benefit of an HTML browser. The product offering is designed to work on operators' existing WAP infrastructure while enabling the revenue-driving HTML content that is now basic to the embedded devices marketplace. Opera and GSG will each license the combined product offering to operators. Opera will also license Motorola's WAP Browser and MMS device client to customers as individual products.

"We are set to propel mobile browsing into the full Internet," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. "Today's agreement allows Opera to let operators and handset manufacturers gain revenue from past investments in WAP technology while embracing the numerous possibilities in what is new to mobile browsing."

"We are pleased that together we can bring to market a cellular phone browser product that provides full HTML Internet access in a WAP environment," says Amreesh Modi, vice president, systems solutions and products division, at Motorola GSG. "Now we can meet the needs of high-end, high-functionality, smart phone users, as well as voice-centric phones users."


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

is VDSL speed a good indicator of what it might be when switch to fibre?
Created by iamsammajor, last reply by iamsammajor on 19-Sep-2018 17:27 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Weird Microwave Question
Created by networkn, last reply by tdgeek on 19-Sep-2018 19:47 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


New Zealand housing market (particularly Auckland)
Created by quickymart, last reply by MileHighKiwi on 19-Sep-2018 20:59 (272 replies)
Pages... 17 18 19


why there is so much lag within the same company.
Created by RayZhou, last reply by RayZhou on 17-Sep-2018 20:07 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


The Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, XS Max and XR discussion and owners thread
Created by JEDENZED, last reply by daksta on 19-Sep-2018 18:51 (232 replies)
Pages... 14 15 16


Signal strength of -104 to -120 dBm on Vodafone at home, will that be enough to receive a text?
Created by Tomahawk66, last reply by Tomahawk66 on 16-Sep-2018 12:51 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


IOS 12 impressions
Created by 3puttssuck, last reply by trig42 on 20-Sep-2018 08:57 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


GSuite/Metaname
Created by SheriffNZ, last reply by SheriffNZ on 20-Sep-2018 08:43 (22 replies)
Pages... 2