Family-Friendly Locators

Marek, Sue
June 2006
Wireless Week;6/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p21
Trade Publication
Focuses on the launch of location-based services (LBS) and family-tracking offerings by wireless operators in the U.S. Features of the Family Locator service that will incorporate global positioning system to be offered by Disney Mobile; Comparison of wireless services offered by Disney Mobile and Sprint Nextel; Capabilities of the family-tracking service and LBS.


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