Casting for Social Networks

Alleven, Monica
June 2007
Wireless Week;6/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the emergence of social networking sites and services in mobile phones. Intercasting Corp. is offering a platform that enables carriers to provide a single point for end-users to find their favorite social networking sites. The platform called Anthem has been embraced by several carriers and social networking services (SNS) providers. Virgin Mobile USA is also giving its customers mobile access to existing social networking sites.


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