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Mobile LBS Market in Western Europe 2014-2018: Key Vendors are HERE, Orange, Telefonica, T-Mobile, TomTom and Vodaphone Group

DUBLIN, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Mobile LBS Market in Western Europe 2014-2018" report to their offering.

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Mobile location-based services are services offered through mobile phones and other portable devices in which the geographical location is taken into account in the provision of those services. It is a software application for IP-capable mobile devices that requires knowledge about the location of the device.

LBS make use of GIS technology and the internet to track the location of users. User-initiated LBS require an internet connection to gather the user's location and provide search results. LBS are used for tracking and to discover places and routes, obtain traffic updates, real-time directions, routes to landmarks, information about ongoing local events, and find friends, as well as for location-based advertising, location-based shopping, location-based gaming, location-based social networking, and location-enabled searches. They are also used for location-based entertainment and infotainment.

The analysts forecast the Mobile LBS market in Western Europe to grow at a CAGR of 44.61 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by Application

08. Buying Criteria

09. Drivers and their Impact

10. Market Challenges

11. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

12. Market Trends

13. Trends and their Impact

14. Vendor Landscape

15. Key Vendor Analysis

Companies Mentioned:

  • HERE
  • Orange Group
  • Telefonica Group
  • T-Mobile US
  • TomTom
  • Vodaphone Group
  • 3Friendfinder
  • Bouygues Telecom
  • British Telecommunications
  • Creative Workline
  • Creativity Software
  • EE
  • MECOMO FRIENDS
  • Microsoft
  • Mopius
  • Novasys
  • Oxford Softworks
  • SFR
  • SharpMind
  • Telekom Italia
  • Teliasonera
  • TikGames
  • t-info
  • YDreams
  • Informatica
  • YellowMap

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/562vqd/mobile_lbs_market

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