TITLE

New way to monitor mobiles

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Accountancy;Jan2004, Vol. 133 Issue 1325, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents two Web-based services that allow the monitoring of mobile telephone systems. The Mapaphone and Phone Track systems both triangulate positions using the cellular network of operators O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone, then combine the information with Internet technology to display a mobile phone's location on a street level map in any normal web browser. One can also access the information by making a simple phone call. The monthly charges start from £2.95 for Mapaphone and £5 for Phone Track. People with more than five handsets can opt for annual subscriptions, which offer additional business functions. Mapaphone also integrates with Microsoft Outlook contact details and offers group facilities for teams in the field and web-to-mobile text messaging for contacting.
ACCESSION #
12993036

 

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