Globacom Nigeria launches Finder service
31 December 2013
Globacom is proud to bring the first Family & Friends Finder service to Nigerians
Globacom Family & Friends Finder enables subscribers to check the location of family members and friends. This helps to plan safety of the family members proactively giving peace of mind. One can also alert others with his or her location if help is needed. Close friends can share their location conveniently without disrupting the other ones with calls. Companies can use this service to optimize operations by locating employees on the go enabling to send the closest driver, sales representative, field engineer to perform a certain task and so on.
Globacom Family & Friends Finder works in every phone. Locations are defined with landmarks that are locally well-known places such as prominent buildings, parks, market places etc. Globacom Family & Friends Finder is easy to use with simple text commands that are sent to the shortcode 5511. User privacy is fully protected, as only if there is consent the other person can locate another one. If a person doesn’t provide consent, one cannot be located by others.
"Location based services are emerging in the region and Finder type of service has mass market appeal and is expected to be the most important revenue driver within mobile operator’s location based services portfolio." said Osmo Korri, CCO, Gecko Landmarks.Glo Friends & Family Finder homepage
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