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Eskimi - Love needs location!

1 March 2012

Eskimi and Gecko Landmarks announce new partnership

Eskimi, the most popular dating and flirting mobile Internet service in emerging markets, today announced an agreement with Gecko Landmarks to deliver location based dating and flirting services as a first of its kind to excel in user experience and to accelerate user growth.

Location based dating service will be offered to all 5 million users enjoying Eskimi´s unique ability to offer location for the users facilitating more meaningful contacts and conversations. Gecko´s location feature will enable location to be added in a text based format in user profile, chat, emails, user profile search and later on in location based advertising.

Vytas Paukstys, CEO at Eskimi describes “As more Eskimi users discover the power of location in mobile dating service this will form one of the key features differentiating and boosting Eskimi´s success with carefully selected feature set focused on bringing superior dating experience in emerging markets.”

“Gecko believes that location brings greatly appreciated new dimension into mobile dating service in emerging markets. Landmarks offer location that is easy to understand, compatible with most of the phones and at the level where people will feel comfortable sharing location data. Location will take Eskimi to another level than what other dating services offer, ” says Osmo Korri, CCO, Gecko Landmarks.

About Eskimi

Eskimi is a mobile dating and flirting focused social network having more than 5 million registered users. It is the largest of its kind in emerging markets and growing rapidly. Eskimi's largest market is in Nigeria, where the company counts 2.4 million users. There is also a strongly growing user-base in Indonesia, Vietnam, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. More information here: info.eskimi.com

About Gecko Landmarks

Gecko Landmarks offers location-based services to emerging markets. Gecko’s landmark data covers every country with high accuracy. The landmark data is needed to enable emerging market people to access and use location based services in a meaningful way. Gecko’s landmark data is already being used in all the largest markets in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Gecko Landmarks offers Landmark API, premium SMS application with location, personal and phone tracking application and employee tracking application. Gecko Landmarks is a spin-off from Tramigo, best-selling car tracking device provider. Learn more about Gecko Landmarks at www.geckolandmarks.com.

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