TITLE

LBS: In Search of New Directions

AUTHOR(S)
Alleven, Monica
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Wireless Week;Jan2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
47276154

 

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