Sky Light Communication Ltd. and LocatioNet Systems Ltd. announced today their agreement to introduce advanced location-based services (LBS) in the Chinese wireless market.
According to the agreement, LocatioNet will provide Sky Light with its LBS Middleware, Geo Toolbox, and two of its LBS applications: MyMap and Fleet & Workforce management. The two companies will join forces in the creation and integration of the LBS solutions with the local Chinese mobile operators.
Sky Light Communication Ltd. is a new Chinese Joint Venture formed by Liesmars and Sky Light Communications (a subsidiary of the Shougang Group and the Cheng Kong conglomerate). Sky Light intends to offer to the Chinese mobile operators a set of LBS applications based on the Chinese GIS content collected by Liesmars. The LocatioNet middleware and Geo Toolbox will be used by Sky Light as the service delivery platform.