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Android IP Geolocation
in Ireland...
sem4u




msg:4359991
 3:15 pm on Sep 8, 2011 (gmt 0)

This is a bit of a long shot, but I need to find a solution for Android users who find our website in Ireland.

This is the scenario:

1. User goes to www.google.ie
2. Searches for brand name
3. Clicks on brandname.com
4. Gets redirected to the English version of the site and not the Irish version.

What should happen is that the Irish page is shown to users (via a 302 redirect). This happens on the web but seems to be different for mobile users.

Any help would be much appreciated.

 

jmccormac




msg:4360015
 3:34 pm on Sep 8, 2011 (gmt 0)

I think that some of the mobile telcos use web proxies. It might be possible to redirect these proxy IP ranges to the Irish version based on IP.

Regards...jmcc

sem4u




msg:4360016
 3:50 pm on Sep 8, 2011 (gmt 0)

Thanks jmcc. That seems logical. I will look into the proxies.

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