Yahoo! has added nine new mobile operators to its list of service providers who carry the company’s mobile search engine, oneSearch. Yahoo! now has distribution partnerships with twenty mobile operators around the world and is available in nineteen countries. Yahoo!’s oneSearch has the potential to reach hundreds of millions of mobile customers.
The new partnership agreements include mobile operators such as Aircel Limited (India), BPL Mobile (India), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL; India), DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi; Malaysia), PT EXCELCOMINDO PRATAMA Tbk. (Excelcom; Indonesia), PT Hutchison CP Telecom (Hutch 3; Indonesia), PT Indosat, Tbk (Indosat; Indonesia), PCCW Mobile HK Limited (Hong Kong) and Starhub Ltd (Singapore).
“Fostering and developing high quality partnerships is a cornerstone of our mobile strategy and, together with our partners, we are delivering a premier mobile Internet experience to our respective consumers,” said David Ko, vice president and general manager, Connected Life Asia, Yahoo!. “Today’s partnerships with leading operators across Asia add to Yahoo!’s incredible momentum in mobile and underscore our leadership in this important and growing market.”