LBS: In Search of New Directions

Alleven, Monica
January 2010
Wireless Week;Jan2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the potential impact of Google Inc.'s Google Maps Navigation Beta for Android devices on prepaid services in the U.S. It stresses that the offering will allow local-based services (LBS) companies to embrace more innovations. Roger Lanctot, senior analyst at Strategy Analytics Inc., explains the effect of the free offering on network neutrality.


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