Sterling, Va. (June 5, 2012) – Localeze, a Neustar service and a trusted business listings identity management provider for local search, today announced it is supplying U.S. business listings for location-aware mobile search app AroundMe. Available on Apple and Android devices, AroundMe selected Localeze to increase the accuracy and granularity of local search business results, improve the quality of service and ensure users can always find nearby businesses.
With more than 27 million searches completed monthly in 200 countries, AroundMe allows smartphone users to quickly find the nearest restaurant, bank, hotel, gas station and more. Additionally, users can reserve a table at their local restaurant, book a hotel room or find nearby movie schedules.
“We chose to use Localeze’s local search business listings results because of the company’s extreme focus on providing accurate and authorized name, address, phone number (NAP) details,” said Marco Pifferi, CEO of AroundMe. “By working with Localeze, AroundMe can offer more relevant, targeted results. They were the clear choice to work with in the U.S.”
Localeze’s business listings are standardized across its authorized network of nearly 150 local search platform partners, including search engines, online directories, social networks, mobile apps and personal navigation devices.
“AroundMe gives consumers a simple and easy-to-use mobile search option and is using a complex set of databases so that it can offer local search in multiple countries and languages,” said Jeff Beard, president, Localeze. “We will support AroundMe in their endeavor to provide the most complete U.S. local search business listings to its large base of users.”
AroundMe is a multi award winner app leading the way in local search, allowing its users to find what they want, when they need it. With over 6 million users and 25 million searches completed every month in over 200 countries, AroundMe is the most widely used app of its kind. AroundMe has recently integrated cutting edge technologies like Augmented Reality and GPS navigation such as Navigon, MobileNavigator, TomTom and MotionX-GPS Drive, and it works with the likes of Booking.com, Opentable, FourSquare, and other top notch localized data providers. For more information please visit www.aroundmeapp.com.
Localeze is a trusted business listings identity management provider for local search. As a trusted partner, Localeze maintains direct, authorized relationships with local search platforms, national and regional brands, channel partners and local businesses. The service provides businesses essential tools to verify, manage and enhance the identity of their local listings across the Web. Through these relationships and access to authoritative local business information, Localeze is the trusted provider of enhanced online local business listings in the local search industry. Localeze is a Neustar Service headquartered in Sterling, Va. For more information visit www.localeze.com.