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Government may give cellphone location info to VAS providers
Monday, 18th April 2011
The government is studying the feasibility of giving value added service providers access to information related to the location of a cellphone as a part of the National Telecom Policy 2011.

Once given a go ahead the service has the potential to locate lost cellphones, tracking people anywhere in the country, by simply feeding the mobile number in a web application even if the handset is not GPS enabled.

�Location based services (LBS) is going to be part of content enablement under NTP. It is important for VAS and everybody knows that VAS is going to be name of the game,� Mr R Chandrashekhar, secretary, Department of Telecommunications told PTI.
Publication : hindu businessline
TAGS : r chandrashekhar  vas  mobile  telecom  govt polivy  


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