The user perspective

Chow, David
September 2000
Euronet;Sep2000, Issue 4, p34
The success of Wireless Application Protocol in the mass market depends on the availability of quality content and good m-commerce sites. On a conventional Internet browser most URLs normally start with a world wide web (www) address, e.g. www.yahoo.com. But very few mobile Internet sites have chosen to adopt the mobile multi-media (MMM) address standard created by Nokia. Indeed, many prefer to prefix their web site addresses with WAP. With all manner of Uniform Resource Locator (URL) in use in the mobile Internet arena, these inconsistencies makes it incredibly difficult to surf, on a handset.


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