Formed in December 2002, MobileLocate Ltd aims to become
a leading provider of mobile location service utilizing mobile technology,
initially in the UK followed by Germany, France and Spain.
After having successfully completed extensive user trials with Vodafone
UK during the summer of 2003, Vodafone's approval was gained
to launch the first service, ChildLocate using Vodafone's
UK mobile network. In October 2003, agreement was signed which enabled
the ChildLocate service to be offered on the o2
mobile networks. In February 2004 ChildLocate also became available on
In June 2004, MobileLocate Ltd launched a corporate tracking service,
branded MobileLocate. This service is primarily aimed
at SME's and larger organizations and enables them to locate and communicate
with their mobile workforce everywhere in the UK. MobileLocate
is a low cost alternative to existing mobile tracking services and offers
companies a very competitive method of communicating with their mobile
workforce via SMS.
MobileLocate Ltd has taken an active part in the development of a Privacy
Management Code of Practice issued by the UK Mobile Operators
which sets the guidelines on how personal tracking services should be
operated and how safety and privacy of mobile phone users is to be protected.