TITLE

LBS: Living Up to the Hype

AUTHOR(S)
Alleven, Monica
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Wireless Week;11/1/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses location-based services (LBS) and why they remain attractive for acquisitions. Presented are planned 2008 acquisition of Tele Altas and Garmin both by TomTom and NavTeq by Nokia. Data show that of downloadable mobile application for the first semester of 2007, LBS accounts 51% of the $118 million revenue. Industry executives are suggesting to educate consumers about LBS service. INSET: Another E911 Mandate.
ACCESSION #
27435699

 

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