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Intel and Nokia announced the Narrowband Sockets (NBS) specification for industry comment. Software developers will be able to create wireless messaging applications for mobile PC and SmartPhone users using familiar Internet programming interfaces. At a conference in Frankfurt, Intel and Nokia demonstrated an "always-connected" mobile PC without maintaining a data call. NBS receives live Web content updates using a wireless messaging service. It is expected to be available on Windows 95 and NT in early 1997.
Nokia and Intel made available the Narrowband Sockets specification 1.0 and implementations for Microsoft Windows NT and Windows 9x platforms. Applications using narrowband sockets allow for wireless delivery of email and other information to mobile PCs. The specification makes narrowband sockets work with GSM networks. Free licenses to the specification and implementations are available on the Intel and Nokia Web sites.