This phone was developed by a start-up in the UK as part of Razorfish with initial development costing £250,000. The venture eventually burnt through £4 million to get the device to market.
It used innovative data compression technology to optimise web pages to be delivered over low bandwidth mobile phone networks which had data speeds of a mere 9,600bps.
The biggest order was made by Carphone Warehouse in the UK, which received a shipment of 5000 units. The product did not really take off and it was reported that there eventually around 1,200 customers.
The business failed towards the end of 2002 and entrepreneur Ran Mokady evolved the product into the nVoy. At the 3GSM World Congress event in February 2003 outlined his desire the revived the company's fortunes announcing a highly ambitious target of selling over 20 million devices a year once it was established. However, despite his best efforts, the company was closed at the end of the year.