Devs Get Access 250 Million Mobiles

Location Labs said today developers can now remotely access the location of over 250 million mobile phones in the U.S. via one cloud-based API.

To date, over 2,000 developers have signed up to use the company’s Universal Location Service (ULS) platform. Developers have launched dozens of apps spanning multiple verticals including mobile marketing, couponing, fraud prevention, compliance, and logistics tracking. Developers are using the location of mobile phones to power Web, mobile web, SMS, voice, and downloadable apps.

“Our device coverage is unmatched and makes Location Labs’ ULS the first true cross-carrier location aggregation platform in the U.S.,” sai Tasso Roumeliotis, CEO of Location Labs.

“With this level of ubiquity, there’s nothing to stop developers from launching an array of new and exciting location-enabled services to the masses.”

By Mike Sachoff

Mike is a staff writer for WebProNews. Visit WebProNews for the latest ebusiness news.

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