RealTime IT News

Phone.com Posts 10 Wins In Japan

Phone.com announced that ten major Japanese companies have licensed its Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)-compliant microbrowser for use in their wireless smart phones.

According to Phone.com, NEC, Casio, Kyocera, Sanyo, Sharp, Sony, DENSO, Toshiba, Hitachi and Matsushita have licensed the UP.Browser microbrowser. The company claims that it now has more than 25 licensees for the microbrowser, which is being used in 40 separate smart phone models.

The announcement comes less than a week after Phone.com announced two other major players,  Germany's Siemens and Korea's Shinsegi Telecom will integrate its UP.Link WAP-compliant infrastructure products into their wireless networks.