MSNBC.com Launches Wireless Traveler

Aug 22, 2003


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MSNBC.com, a provider of news and journalism on the Internet, has launched of MSNBC Wireless Traveler, designed to help unwired mobile professionals stay on top of news and information. Wireless Traveler is available at Centrino.MSNBC.com.

Designed especially for users of laptop PCs featuring Intel Centrino mobile technology, MSNBC Wireless Traveler lets mobile computer users synch-and-go at wireless "hotspots" around the U.S. to get access to the latest news, including national and international coverage, business, sports, and entertainment updates from MSNBC.com and NBC News. The content is then available in rich HTML format, complete with multimedia clips and MSNBC Interactives.

Wireless Traveler was designed to take advantage of the growing number of "hotspots" providing wireless Internet access in airport terminals, hotel lobbies, cafes and other public spaces. With MSNBC Wireless Traveler, mobile professionals such as frequent fliers can now synchronize news, interactives, and free video from MSNBC.com to their laptops before boarding to view during a flight.  

Wireless Traveler is available at centrino.msnbc.com. System requirements include Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Microsoft Media Player 9 and up, Microsoft Windows ME, 2000, XP, and Flash 6.0. Wireless Traveler operates best with Intel Centrino Mobile Technology.

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