News | May 7, 1999

Microsoft Joins WAP Forum

Computer giant Microsoft Corp. (Redmond, WA) has joined the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum, a consortium of more than 90 firms focused on developing wireless information and telephony services for digital mobile phones and other wireless terminals. Microsoft will work with WAP Forum members to accelerate the deployment of wireless mobile devices, as well as a range of wireless data services based on broadly supported Internet standards from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).