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Wireless ambitions

Ticketmaster eyes services and Oracle works on content, as companies angle to jump on the wireless Internet wave.



From entertainment services to computing firms, companies are angling to jump on the wireless Internet wave.

"We see the next phase of Internet growth to be wireless."

- Paul LaFotaine, vice president of corporate development, Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch


Ticketmaster aims for wireless world
Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch forms a unit to oversee its foray into the wireless world and is launching an affiliate program designed to attract partnerships with content and wireless companies. spin-off to focus on wireless
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison introduces a company dedicated to helping Internet sites send their content to wireless devices.

Previous coverage
Xerox jumps into wireless market
The company is set to introduce software enabling business users to retrieve electronic documents via mobile phones, two-way pagers or handheld computers, marking the company's first foray into the wireless market.

Oracle, Telia team on mobile Net services
The database software giant and the European telecommunications firm announce they will form a new company to provide mobile Internet services in the international marketplace.