It is evident from the sheer volume of print, Web and other media devoted to wireless and mobile technology that it is the hottest of hot topics. Although it's certainly not new, the heightened attention wireless technology has recently received brings it to the forefront of just about every technology discussion.

Wireless devices have become commonplace among consumers with the proliferation of mobile phones and pagers. There are predictions that 8 of 10 Internet users will access data via mobile phones within a year's time. In the consumer space, mobile commerce (m-commerce) is now the watchword. Although m-commerce is receiving the bulk of attention, wireless and mobile technology is probably better suited for serious B2B and applications such as business communications, productivity and transactions.

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