[thelist] WAP gateway UP.Link

Steve Cook sck at biljettpoolen.se
Thu Oct 19 09:50:03 CDT 2000

Hi Lez,

most probably not would be my guess, though there are various factors that
affect the answer (phone model, gateway on the telco's end etc.). As far as
I know, the only working method for providing mobile push services at the
moment is to use SMS.

You can read more about this at the Wireless FAQ here - 
or try a search in the archive for my mailing list such as

I hope this helps.


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Les Lytollis [mailto:l.lytollis at hughesrae.co.uk]
> Sent: den 19 oktober 2000 14:49
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: [thelist] WAP gateway UP.Link
> Hi Evolters,
> I am trying to use a Vignette plug-in from Phone.com which 
> supports push
> technology, but I dont know how to find out if I can send a 
> message to  say
> Orange or BTCellnet numbers.
> The example given is
> set myMan(ADDRESS) "5125891165_up2.upl.sprintpcs.com"
> which I presume is a phone number for a Sprint account. The 
> docs tell me
> that:
> "This plug-in communicates with a wireless carrier's 
> Phone.com UP.Link WAP
> gateway. You must verify which wireless carriers support push 
> messaging
> through the UP.Link gateway before using this plug-in. Currently, only
> Sprint PCS provides a public offering."
> So can I use this app with, say, Orange or Vodafone numbers in the UK?
> Thanks for any advice,
> Lez
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