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London, May 15, 2003 -- A radical breakthrough in texting technology - it has taken two years to develop - delivers key financial data and business news to mobile phones anywhere in the world. News headlines and price quotes are supplied by REUTERS, the world’s leading news service, from stock exchanges and business correspondents around the world.

Called mobiQuote, the text message system means senior executives can track the progress of shares in their own or rival quoted companies, as well as foreign exchange rates and quoted equities in their own share portfolios. Headlines from REUTERS delivers news as it breaks.

The technology has been developed by Aether Systems Ltd, a leading specialist in fast, mobile financial information which keeps thousands of City traders alert to market trends 24 hours a day. The core of the technology is based on Aether’s use of standard open source tools which construct messages to fit the 160 character SMS format,...

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