The leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide, Yahoo has announced the new service towards the future of mobile communications, named as Yahoo! oneConnect. It’s the first service with an open architecture that aggregates mobile communications tools including email, instant messaging (IM), text messaging (SMS) as well as social networks, aiming to deliver a new level of convenience in mobile communications.
“Last year we set out to reinvent mobile search with Yahoo! oneSearch, and today with 29 operator partnerships around the world covering more than 600 million subscribers, we believe we have certainly succeeded,” said Marco Boerries, executive vice president, Connected Life, Yahoo!. “Now, we intend to reinvent mobile communications through Yahoo! oneConnect, a revolutionary new mobile communications service that will combine integrated mobile messaging with a socially-connected address book.”
According to the press release, the new Yahoo! oneConnect is expected to be available in the award-winning Yahoo! Go 3.0 and Yahoo!’s new mobile home page during Q2 2008.