Open Mobile Alliance announces public availability of new and up-leveled mobile specifications

June 15, 2004

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SINGAPORE -- The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) announced today at CommunicAsia the public availability of new and up-leveled mobile specifications. These specifications, developed collaboratively by OMA member companies around the world, enable wireless data services to be shared across operators, terminals and geographies. The OMA is a global industry association comprised of more than 350 member companies committed to driving open standards for interoperable mobile services.

Issued today are new Phase 1 candidate enabler releases, which are sets of technical specifications that can be implemented in products and solutions and tested for interoperability:

  • OMA Web Services 1.0 -- Defines the means by which applications can be exposed, discovered and consumed using Web Services technologies.

  • OMA Mobile Locations Protocol 3.1 – Defines a core set of operations that a Location Server should be able to perform.

  • OMA Online Certificate Status Protocol 1.0 – Defines a protocol for easy and trusted certificate validation.



OMA has also added new functionality to the following existing candidate enablers: OMA Digital Rights Management 2.0, OMA Browsing 2.0, and Data Synchronization 1.2. Additionally, OMA has announced that OMA Device Management 1.1.2 has passed interoperability testing to become a Phase 2 approved enabler release.

“OMA helps its member companies bring new services to market faster and more cost-effectively,” affirms Jari Alvinen, Chairman of the OMA Board. “Already, our member companies have launched hundreds of products implementing the OMA specifications. We expect OMA specifications featured in a significant number of new products and services to be unveiled by member companies in the near future.”

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