Europolitan and Kipling to collaborate on WAP services

Europolitan and Kipling to collaborate on WAP services Europolitan and Kipling Information Technology have signed a cooperation agreement regarding the development and sales of WAP services and other mobile information solutions. The agreement between the two companies outlines their future cooperation, which will involve a variety of mobile information solutions. It also means that the companies have created a platform for the development of WAP services. The cooperation will encompass intranet-, extranet- and Internet- based solutions, making it possible for the companies to distribute information to their customers and employees and for private individuals to access different types of public information via their WAP telephones. "Thanks to Europolitan's expertise in mobile telephony and Kipling's know-how as regards telecoms-related solutions, we are able to create highly useful services tailored to our joint customers' needs," says Gustaf Ekberg, MD of Kipling. There are a variety of uses for mobile information solutions. They make it possible to adapt information to the user's unique needs and to transfer it securely. In addition, the users can be located practically anywhere when they receive the information, allowing them to work more efficiently and simplify their working and everyday lives. Mobile information services can also be combined with various positioning services. "The agreement with Kipling brings us closer to reaching our vision of a future in which all personal communication will be wireless," says Mikael Kluge, Vice President, Marketing at Europolitan. Kipling is an independent consulting company in the IT/ telecoms field. The company's business concept is to offer telecoms expertise and software systems to the telecoms market. Operations are conducted via two subsidiaries: Kipling Information Technology AB, with offices in Telecom City (Karlskrona), Lund, Gothenburg and Stockholm, and Kipling Information Technology Ltd, with an office in London. Kipling has been listed on the New Market of the Stockholm Stock Exchange since June 1998. Other information may be found at www.kipling.se Europolitan AB is a Swedish GSM operator that prioritises service and quality. The company's head office is in Karlskrona, Sweden. Europolitan is a leader in the field of technically advanced services for GSM 900/1800. The Europolitan Group, which also includes Europolitan AB's sister company Europolitan Stores AB and the stock-market listed Parent Company Europolitan Holdings AB, employs around 900 people. For more information please visit www.europolitan.se For more information, please contact: Mikael Kluge, Vice President, Marketing, Europolitan AB Tel: +46 708 33 12 05, e-mail: mikael.kluge@europolitan.se Gustaf Ekberg, Managing Director, Kipling Information Technology AB, Tel: +46 709 37 95 36, e-mail: gustaf.ekberg@kipling.se Lotta Hansson, Press Officer, Europolitan AB Tel: +46 708 33 13 51, e-mail: lotta.hansson@europolitan.se ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/11/10/19991110BIT00060/bit0001.pdf http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/11/10/19991110BIT00060/bit0002.doc

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