Addition of nearly five million subscribers gives LocationSmart the broadest mobile location footprint
LocationSmart®, the leading provider of real-time location and interactivity services announces support for U.S. Cellular, one of the largest wireless telecommunications networks in the United States, to extend location information services to U.S. Cellular customers through LocationSmart’s cloud-based platform.
LocationSmart’s partnership with U.S. Cellular expands the reach of LocationSmart’s customer applications and enterprise solutions, providing immediate opportunities for additional location-based services revenues. The LocationSmart platform provides enterprises access to over 95% of mobile subscribers nationwide. This launch makes U.S. Cellular immediately locatable for existing LocationSmart customers simply by obtaining the consent of the user. U.S. Cellular customers will also now have access to valuable applications and solutions available through all Tier 1 wireless carrier networks, leveraging mobile location to provide a meaningful, personal experience.
LocationSmart’s comprehensive award-winning platform has built-in privacy controls that have earned LocationSmart an unsurpassed reputation as a trusted, secure location enabler. An extensive portfolio of privacy consent methods ensure that the appropriate location privacy safeguards are in place and those users can engage with confidence.
"LocationSmart is passionate about mobile location and we are excited to enhance our award-winning platform and bring the innovative location services to U.S. Cellular customers," said Mario Proietti, CEO of LocationSmart. "A wide range of compelling BYOD, enterprise and consumer applications will now be accessible to U.S. Cellular customers including transportation and logistics, roadside assistance, mobile resource management and proximity marketing."
About US Cellular
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network that has the highest call quality of any national carrier. Currently, nearly 90 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion in 2012 for the second year in a row. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com.
LocationSmart® is the worldwide Cloud Location Services market leader for connected devices. We provide the easiest and most comprehensive cross-carrier platform for local, hyper-local and context-aware application development. Our core location services span indoor and outdoor use across devices, platforms and carrier networks. Serving Fortune 500 customers, LocationSmart is changing the ways companies do business. We deliver the broadest reach and largest global footprint, with an extensive portfolio of privacy consent methods for easy user adoption.
Serving customers with direct carrier connections since 2010, LocationSmart is a division of TechnoCom Corporation. LocationSmart is the 2013 Mobile Merit Award winner for Mobile Cloud Solutions and 2013 Mobile Excellence Award winner for Best Mobile Delivery Platform.