Re: Needleman on WAP: embrace SMS instead

From: Tony Finch (
Date: Fri Jan 05 2001 - 10:16:13 PST

Sally Khudairi <> wrote:
>Unsure of where the revelation stems from, considering so much of this
>perspective has already been stated. But there you go.

It seems rather behind the current state of affairs in europe, given
but then this report is based on research conducted by the mobile
phone industry...

Still, if you want to be ahead of the curve then WAP is it -- everyone
knows SMS is already very popular.

               The organisation developing the mobile net technology
               has hit back at claims that people are shunning
               phones that can use the wireless application protocol.

               It claims that millions of people are happy using Wap
               and that more websites are adding Wap pages every

               The claims of the group received support from a report
               by a Danish consulting group which said the
               technology was well positioned for the future.


"Well, as long as they can think we'll have our problems.
But those whom we're using cannot think."

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