Sprint Announces Wireless Internet Services
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Sprint Wednesday unveiled wireless Internet services for its Sprint PCS wireless telephone customers.
Dubbed Sprint PCS Wireless Web, the services will be available in late September and will have three parts, according to the company. The first is wireless Internet access using specific Sprint PCS phones. Users can either access the Internet directly with the phones or use them as wireless modems and connect them to devices such as handhelds and notebook computers.
The second service is a Web browser for Sprint PCS phones developed by Phone.com. The third element is wireless updates of personalized pages from Yahoo! This information will be transmitted via Sprint's PCS Short Messaging Service.
Sprint PCS users can add the Web services to their existing plans for an additional $9.95 a month plus connection time.
While these devices will work with the company's new Internet services, users of older phones may need an adapter kit for the services.