Yahoo announced the upcoming launch of its new Yahoo Mobile service, positioned as a personalized mobile starting point to the Internet. Yahoo Mobile will be available on the mobile Web as an application developed for the Apple iPhone and other smartphones from Nokia, Research In Motion, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and Motorola, as well as those powered by the Windows Mobile operating system. Yahoo Mobile will be available initially through a managed beta program, with general availability expected in the second quarter of 2009.
Yahoo Mobile is the most visited mobile Web site in the U.S., according to comScore. There are a huge and growing number of consumers who want a true Internet experience from their devices. They are providing a browser version for a wide range of phones, an iPhone app that provides a faster, richer user experience with more functionality and the Yahoo Mobile app for smartphones that will work across hundreds of devices shipped in the last few years. Yahoo Mobile will give consumers access to their email and social networking accounts from content providers, as well as instant messaging, address book and calendar tools.
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