BLUEKITE.COM SELECTED BY TELFORT TO ENABLE HIGH-SPEED WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS Monday 29 January 2001 PDF Print BlueKite's bandwidth optimisation software becomes an integral part of Telfort's GPRS offering LONDON - January 29, 2001 - BlueKite.com, a leading mobile Internet software provider, has been chosen as a supplier to Telfort, a major telecommunications operator in The Netherlands. BlueKite's software will be incorporated into Telfort's GPRS solutions for high-speed wireless Web access. The contract will allow mobile users to access intranet and Internet applications via Telfort's mobile network at speeds equivalent to or better than 56kbps fixed-line connections. BlueKite's DataReduxion technology significantly increases wireless Web browsing speeds, and also maximizes network efficiency by reducing the amount of data transmitted over valuable wireless spectrum. As the first Dutch operator to demonstrate GPRS on a live network, Telfort is offering the BlueKite-enabled service to business customers who need to access information anytime, anywhere. BlueKite's software overcomes some of the key limitations for mobile Internet access by allowing faster downloads and improved performance. Jan Wiejak, BlueKite Managing Director, Europe, said: "Telfort is a great example of a GSM operator committed to delivering innovative GPRS solutions to its customers, and we are delighted to be associated with this provider. By combining BlueKite's software with Telfort's GPRS services, Telfort customers will enjoy the real benefits of the mobile Internet for the first time. As Telfort has shown, BlueKite is delivering solutions right now, with a firm focus on supporting those GPRS rollouts." Wiejak continued: "Clearly, as the roll out of the GPRS market gains momentum across Europe during 2001, BlueKite will continue to be at the forefront and develop its software to support the operator community and enhance the wireless Web experience for the user." Telfort joins a growing list of operators utilising BlueKite's software platform. Most recently, BlueKite expanded its relationship with BT Cellnet in the UK to provide wireless Web optimisation for theirGPRS services. About BlueKite.com Established in 1997, BlueKite is a leading Internet software company providing a platform that enables the efficient delivery of rich content to mobile computing devices. BlueKite's solution enhances wireless Web browsing speeds by an average of 5x and bandwidth efficiency on packet-based networks by an average of 8x. Service offerings enabled by BlueKite reduce service costs and deliver performance equivalent to or better than 56 kbps fixed-line connections. Service providers such as BT Cellnet, Connect Austria, Sprint PCS, Swisscom Mobile and Telecel have built mobile Internet services upon BlueKite's technology. Headquartered in San Francisco, BlueKite has an engineering and design center in southern California and European operations in the UK, France, Denmark, and The Netherlands. For more information, please visit http://www.bluekite.com or call +1 415 369-3700 in the U.S. or +44 207 9079790 in UK. BlueKite and Data Reduxion are trademarks of BlueKite.com, Inc. All other company and product names are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.