Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Microsoft Offers SMS Search On Live Mobile

After Microsoft announced their deal with Sprint I wonder how much longer before they introduce a Direct Connect service.

Will Microsoft generate revenue by offering Mobile Words? Or will Google link mobile keywords to specific sites

From LiveSide Windows Live Mobile launches SMS Search

The Windows Live Mobile team have launched a new SMS search service that provides Cingular, Verizon, Sprint Nextel and Alltel subscribers SMS access to Windows Live Search results. (US only curently).

Send a simple text message to 95483 (WLIVE)* and get the answers you want when you want them.

Other search functions include reverse phone number lookup, stock quotes, area and country telephone codes, holiday dates, and solutions to maths calculations. Full instructions on how to use this service are available on the team blog or you can visit the new Mobile Search homepage for full details of all the services available.

See the upcoming revenue/business any search company could create by offering a Direct Link function for a keyword?

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