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What is LBS (Location-Based Services)

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition
The provisioning of value-added services to cellular subscribers based on the physical location of their mobile devices within the network.
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Mobile Telecommunications and M-Commerce Applications
Clarence N.W. Tan (Bond University, Australia) and Tiok-Woo Teo (Bond University, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-026-4.ch417
This article presents an overview of prevailing trends and developments shaping mobile commerce (m-commerce) and the wireless economy. A review of wireless telecommunications infrastructure attempts to demystify the evolving technology landscape. Mobile Internet deployment and adoption demographics are highlighted, as are innovative wireless applications and current m-commerce issues.
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