Leading Mobile Local Application Connects Consumers with the World Around Them
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)—August 31, 2009 — uLocate Communications, a leading developer and publisher of location-based mobile services in North America, today announced that WHERE® is now available to T-Mobile USA customers through T-Mobile’s web2go SM service.
WHERE® is an award-winning location-based application that helps consumers to find the people, places, and things around them. Local content available through WHERE includes everything from the weather, news, and restaurant reviews, to the cheapest gas, movie show times, and the ability to connect with other people on the WHERE Wall™.
“We’ve built a loyal user base because WHERE provides local information that informs, entertains, and helps people save time and money in their daily lives,” said Walt Doyle, CEO of uLocate. “Working with T-Mobile as part of their Partner Network gave us all the tools and resources we needed to get to market quickly with an engaging customer experience that will run across a wide range of smartphones and feature phones.”
“We’re happy to add WHERE to T-Mobile’s web2go SM service,” said Venetia Espinoza, Director, Mobile Applications and Partner Programs, T-Mobile USA. “We believe that mobile applications will come from many sources, and through our T-Mobile Partner Network, we’re able to provide an easy way for innovative companies like uLocate to bring these new experiences to our customers.”
Through T-Mobile’s web2go service, WHERE is available for T-Mobile customers on smartphones and feature phones for a $2.99 monthly subscription fee. The application will initially be available for the T-Mobile® G1™, BlackBerry® Curve™ 8520, Samsung Memoir™ and Samsung Behold™, with more devices to come in the near future. Please visit www.where.com/t-mobile/.
A service of uLocate Communications, WHERE® is an award-winning location-based application that helps consumers to find the people, places, and things around them. Local content available through WHERE includes everything from the weather, news, and restaurant reviews, to the cheapest gas, traffic updates, movie show times, and the ability to connect with other users on the WHERE Wall™. WHERE also enables brands and advertisers to reach a local audience.
WHERE has achieved widespread distribution through partnerships with leading carriers such as AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, and handset manufacturers such as Apple, RIM, and Samsung.
For more information on the WHERE platform, products and services, please visit www.where.com.
uLocate Communications, Inc.
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