Loopt Provides Location Services to U.S. Cellular

Loopt Provides Location Services to U.S. Cellular
Besides being well known for its friend finder service, U.S. LBS start-up Loopt is also a provider of wireless location infrastructure. Last week it announced that mobile carrier U.S. Cellular, will use the Loopt Location Platform to provide assisted location services to its 7 million subscribers.

Loopt's Location Platform is built on QPoint location server that has been licensed to Loopt by SnapTrack, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm.

Loopt is working with U.S. Cellular on various location experiences for its customers, including mapping and geo-location apps. The operator has leveraged the Loopt Location Platform in their recent partnership with TeleNav and the launch of its new navigation service "Your Navigator Deluxe."

“[Our] hosted LBS solution currently brings advanced location solutions to multiple U.S. carriers,” said Loopt in a press release.

Monday, September 6th 2010

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