Yahoo search available for cellphone users

Yahoo launched its search service on hand phones in Viet Nam Thursday by signing a deal with MobiFone, a major mobile phone network in the country.

The oneSEARCH service, as Yahoo calls it, help cellphone users to access information in an easy-going way, said David Ko, managing director of Yahoo Link for Asia-Pacific.

He said he believed the new service would become popular in Viet Nam, where many of young people are using mobile phones, and where telecoms demand is increasing fast.

Besides MobiFone, Yahoo has plans to cooperate with other mobile networks to widen the coverage of this service in the future.

The service is only available for GPRS-installed cellphones.

By Truong Nguyen

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