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Google Local Mobile

 12:59 pm on Nov 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

The Kelsey blog reports Google launching local for mobiles:


Can someone from the US try it out and report back please.



 1:47 pm on Nov 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

Google Local for mobile doesn't currently support Verizon, Nextel, Alltel, or U.S. Cellular phones, or Blackberry and Palm devices.

Wish I could...


 5:08 pm on Nov 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

I have Nextel - can't try it out.

However, the fact that Google can now have users who aren't just on a computer, but are anywhere in the states is a large leap forward in integrating their services into the offline world.

One of the features is call a business from within a search result - seems a pretty good place to integrate a pay per call offering.


 5:45 pm on Nov 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

PPCall - Bingo

Give them a fast, free way to find those PPCall adverts on their mobile - combine it with the Google brand and let the money roll in (assuming you have the PPCall advertisers)

A small issue in the UK is that 0800 call are not free on mobiles. Is the scenario different in the US?


 6:02 pm on Nov 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

Inbound - I'm in the UK and have managed to trial it out albeit on US data as they've yet to roll it out over here. Give it a whirl...

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