AOL launches mobile browsing service

Apr 03 2006 - 10:06 AM ET | Data

AOL has announced a new mobile browsing service that reformats websites to appear better on mobile devices. This is similar to a service from Google and a handful of independent sites. These types of services have caught some flack with critics because they can strip out advertisements without consent from the publisher.

When searching through via a mobile device, the site automatically adapts and returns links that go through the new browsing service.

In related news, AOL and Sprint Nextel furthered their partnership to bring a new mobilized portal to Sprint subscribers. The move