Handmark, a mobile media company, and Telus, a telecommunications company, have announced an agreement to bring Handmark powered services to Telus clients.
Handmark is providing an updated version of its Pocket Express application on Telus smartphones. Pocket Express offers a comprehensive suite of breaking news, sports, weather and stock updates, residential and business directory searches and movie times.
It will also deliver a collection of travel services with airline schedules and flight status updates from the Official Airlines Guide (OAG), including details on more than 75,000 daily departures from over 3,500 airports around the world.
Handmark also created an integrated billing system that makes it easy for Telus customers to purchase content for their smartphone. Any purchase a customer makes within the Pocket Express store on their device or through the web store will show up on their monthly Telus bill.
Paul Reddick, CEO of Handmark, said: Treo, BlackBerry, and other smartphone customers on the Telus network now have instant, and most importantly, easy to use access to essential information on the go through Pocket Express.