ATLANTA – LSN, Inc., Local Solutions Network, with the nation’s largest local mobile advertising network, announced the availability of their LSN Local Content Widgets in Yahoo! Go (http://go.yahoo.com), leveraging Yahoo! Blueprint, Yahoo!’s mobile development platform. Starting today, Yahoo! Go users will be able to access local news, weather, sports, school closings and much more from LSN’s affiliate network of 140 local media partners, including ABC, NBCU, Telemundo, McGraw Hill, Cox, Gray, Raycom, and other leading media.
Yahoo! Go is Yahoo!’s award winning all-in-one mobile application, available on more than 280 devices across 19 countries. Yahoo! Go lets users enjoy the best of the Internet on their phone. Users can send email, upload photos, download a map, search for answers, check stock quotes, or get breaking news—all from one application on their mobile device.
“By providing all developers and publishers access to Yahoo! Blueprint and giving them the necessary tools to create exciting new mobile content and services, we are furthering our goal of enabling an open mobile ecosystem,” said Michael Shim, Senior Director of Mobile Advertisers & Publishers, Yahoo! Connected Life Americas. “Yahoo! Blueprint enables innovative new experiences that we believe will drive further adoption of mobile services by millions of users around the world.”
“For mobile subscribers, LSN’s new Mobile Widgets are the best gateway to get where they want to go on the mobile Internet,” said Lee Durham, Founder and CEO of LSN. “We are extremely pleased to partner with Yahoo! to extend the capability and value subscribers can obtain from their mobile phones.”
To date, mobile users have downloaded applications written in Yahoo! Blueprint across thousands of mobile devices from manufacturers including Research in Motion®, Nokia®, Motorola®, and others, getting a user experience specially optimized for their device. Developers can now turn to Yahoo! to alleviate the cumbersome process of porting and rendering their application across a wide variety of devices, while also taking advantage of Yahoo!’s extensive mobile distribution network and monetization capabilities.
About LSN, Inc.
Local Solutions Network, Inc. (LSN), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a mobile media and marketing company that enables local broadcasters and brand advertisers to extend their reach to the mobile consumer market via their handset. LSN has the nation’s largest network of local television news content, in both English and Spanish, currently offering news, weather, sports and more to over 200 million mobile users. Through its Direct Mobile Marketing & Advertising Group, LSN enables companies to rapidly deploy direct mobile marketing campaigns to mobile users via text messaging, rich media content, and interactive mobile marketing campaigns across all wireless carriers and handsets.
To learn more, please visit www.lsnmobile.com.