Sunday, September 30, 2007

Telefónica and Yahoo! Partner on Mobile Search

Telefónica and Yahoo! announced a global agreement for making Yahoo! the main search service on Telefónica's mobile portals in 15 countries in Europe and Latin America, potentially reaching more than 100 million consumers worldwide.

Yahoo! oneSearch is specifically designed for mobile devices, delivering results directly in the first screen. It also gives consumers access to news, financial information, weather conditions, Flickr photos, Web images, as well as Web and Mobile Web sites.

Telefónica customers will also enjoy the benefit of direct access to Flickr, allowing customers to easily view and share their photos, view their friends' pictures, view and create comments on photos and browse or search more than one billion images posted by the Flickr service, all from the mobile phones.

Additionally, Yahoo! Mail will be seamlessly integrated into Telefónica's Mail Express service, providing Yahoo! Mail users with the ability to receive their Yahoo! Mail messages directly on their mobile phone via MMS messaging.

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