Game Over For LBS?

BenMark, Gadi
August 2001
Wireless Week;8/20/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 34, p41
Trade Publication
Discusses whether the location-based services (LBS) market opportunity in the United States (U.S.) is gone. Who are considered responsible for the commercial LBS; Suggestions to carriers regarding LBS; Discussion regarding the cell identification-based location services in the U.S..


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