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June 26, 1997: Wireless Applications Protocol (WAP)

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Jeffrey Powers

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June 26, 1997: Wireless Applications Protocol (WAP)

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1997 – Ericsson, Motorola, Nokia and Unwired Planet create a partnership to start and build on the Wireless Applications Protocol (WAP) as a non-profit organization. The industry group was formed to keep wireless devices on track, bring Internet connected devices to all who need it, create a wireless protocol that works on all network technologies, make scalable applications and content, and work with existing standards to expand as wireless needs grow.

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