Ericsson and MPP Global Join Forces to Lead the Way in Mobile Internet

MPP Global Posted by MPP Global on Tuesday, 10 April 2001

Ericsson and MPP Global today announced that they have entered into an alliance to launch Mobile Internet portals, mCommerce and SMS solutions. The alliance will deliver the most comprehensive mobile experience for users of Internet and SMS enabled mobile ‘phones in Europe.

The alliance combines Ericsson’s market reach, in-depth knowledge and its ability to deliver wireless data solutions to businesses, with MPP Global’srecently launched AirFusion platform, which features highly innovative mobile, SMS and m-Commerce products.

Ericsson Mobility World promotes the wireless world revolution; with 3rd generation technology, through a global framework which creates Mobile Internet development partnerships. The goal is to build the Mobile Internet future.

Tim Parkin, Manager of Strategic Partnerships said: “MPP Global is an exciting new company that has created the powerful AirFusion platform. Their ability to deliver leading-edge mobile applications combined with Ericsson’s position as the world’s leading mobile solutions companies makes this a powerful alliance. This is one of a series of new initiatives from Ericsson, which will use our brand, products and expertise to create new opportunities for our clients and income for our shareholders.”

Chris Cheney, Director of MPP Global, commented, “We are delighted to be working closely with Ericsson in this important part of its mobile strategy. Our experience of developing Mobile Internet applications for companies using carefully honed development best practice gives us a crucial competitive advantage. Ericsson’s expertise in the mobile market needs no introduction and will enable the alliance to capture a substantial share of the Mobile Internet applications market.”

Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.