TITLE

Family-Friendly Locators

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;6/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21093936

 

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