Orange to Accelerate Development of Mobile Web Applications and Streamline Customer Billing
BARCELONA, Spain, February 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Today at Mobile World Congress 2012, Orange is announcing that it is working with
Facebook and other industry leaders on initiatives to create new and compelling mobile web
applications and experiences for our customers.
W3C Core Mobile Web Platform Community Group.
Orange is announcing that it is joining the newly created W3C Core Mobile Web Platform
Community Group. The Community Group’s goal is to accelerate the adoption of the Mobile
Web as a compelling platform for the development of modern mobile web applications.
The Community Group will bring developers, equipment manufacturers, browser vendors,
operators and other relevant members of the industry together to agree on core features
developers can depend on, create related conformance test suites and provide to W3C (and
non-W3C) groups use cases, scenarios, and other input related to enabling successful
mobile web app development.
Seamless Operator Billing
Orange is also announcing that it is working closely with Facebook to implement a
seamless billing option for our costumers, and that we are committed to making mobile
payments as easy as possible for web applications.
“At Orange, we believe that there is boundless potential in what developers can
achieve with mobile web applications, and the new mobile experiences that can be created,”
said Xavier Perret, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Orange. “By collaborating
with Facebook on these initiatives, we are helping to accelerate the development of the
mobile web, creating new and exciting services for our customers.”
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