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Vodafone, Google team on mobile search

But no word on when it'll be available

Mobile operator Vodafone has teamed up with Google to offer a mobile search service to its Vodafone live! subscribers, the company said yesterday.

Under the terms of the agreement, Vodafone will offer Google's search technology to allow subscribers to seek out information and services – such as news, weather and details of restaurants – on Vodafone live! and on the internet, the company said.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The companies did not say when Google's search engine would be added to the Vodafone live! service.

Google's deal with Vodafone is not the company's first push into the mobile search market. In January, Google announced a deal with handset vendor Motorola to put a button with a Google icon on some handset models that will enable users to connect wirelessly to Google's search engine. Those handsets are expected to be available during the first quarter of 2006.


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