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LBS Market in APAC 2014-2018

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "LBS Market in APAC 2014-2018" report to their offering. 

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The analysts forecast the LBS market in APAC region to grow at a CAGR of 32.98 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of location-enabled devices in China and Southeast Asian countries. The LBS market in the APAC region has also been witnessing the increasing demand for free LBS applications. However, the lack of knowledge about LBS among users could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. 

The report, the LBS Market in the APAC Region 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC region; it also covers the LBS market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Encouraged by the increasing popularity of LBS, many mobile application developers are developing free LBS applications. Moreover, numerous small LBS application developers are entering the LBS market in China and Southeast Asia with innovative LBS applications at very nominal charges or almost free of charge. Furthermore, with several advanced features and location-based mapping technology, most of the location-based/oriented searches are being provided free of charge by the LBS providers. 

For instance, Foursquare, one of the most popular social networking applications in India, uses geo-tagging technology, which helps subscribers to find the address of various places such as pubs, bars, and restaurants in their vicinity accurately for free. Similarly, the adoption of several free LBS social media applications is higher than any other LBS application which charges the users.

Key Topics Covered: 

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Technical Specifications

07. Market Landscape

08. Market Segmentation by Usage

09. Outdoor Market Segmentation by Product and Services

10. Outdoor LBS Services Market Segmentation by Services Category

11. Market Segmentation by Devices

12. Market Segmentation by End-users

13. Geographical Segmentation

14. Key Leading Countries

15. Buying Criteria

16. Market Growth Drivers

17. Drivers and their Impact

18. Market Challenges

19. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

20. Market Trends

21. Trends and their Impact

22. Vendor Landscape

23. Key Vendor Analysis

24. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Adnear
  • AutoNavi Holdings Ltd.
  • Bafang
  • Baidu Inc.
  • Brarti Airtel Inc.
  • Clingle (Srividya Tech Inc.)
  • Dialme 24
  • Facebook Inc.
  • GETIT Infoservices Pvt. Ltd.
  • Google Inc.
  • Guantu
  • HERE (Nokia Corp.)
  • Jiepang API
  • LocationGuru
  • Maopao Community
  • Mapmyindia
  • Mobango Ltd.
  • Mojostreet Infomedia Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • MyCityWay
  • NavInfo Co. Ltd.
  • NavInfo Co. Ltd.
  • NetEase Inc.
  • PDAger Technology
  • Poynt Corp.
  • Sifang
  • Sina Corp.
  • Tata DOCOMO
  • TeleNav Inc.
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd.
  • Tiros Technology
  • TomTom N.V.

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