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Release No: 046-07
January 16, 2007

DoD Announces New Format for Mobile News and Information

            In an effort to provide faster and easier access to current Department of Defense news and information, DoD announced today a new mobile-device-friendly format, available at the new Web address http://www.DoD.mil/mobile .
            The new format is condensed and customized for use with cell phones, blackberrys and other mobile devices.  
            “Offering DoD.mil/mobile is another way we are trying to better serve our globally-based audiences, providing them with the most up-to-date news and information on the war on terror and other related activity,” said Allison Barber, deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs (internal communication & public liaison).
            This enhancement to DoD news and information is designed to better serve DoD audiences while on the go.
            Using the mobile device Web browser, type in http://www.DoD.mil/mobile to view top DoD news and press releases customized to fit the mobile device screen.  

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