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Mobile Web Eras

Don’t panic; this isn’t a history class. However, it is useful to be aware of the history of the mobile web. This is recent history: the first mobile web platform was developed less than 15 years ago. Analyzing this history can help us to understand the technologies behind the mobile web, and compatibility issues.

WAP 1

The mobile Internet appeared at the end of the last millennium. I remember all the advertising on the streets and in TV commercials. A wide range of operators started to offer mobile web browsing, with one or two devices with Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) browsers.

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