Yahoo Signs 15-Nation Mobile Search Deal

yahoo2.jpgAccording to CNET News, millions of people in 15 European and Latin American countries will be searching the Web and getting news and ads on their mobile phones from Yahoo under a deal the search provider inked with Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica.

Under the partnership, “Yahoo’s OneSearch mobile software will be the exclusive search engine for Telefonica local subsidiaries in the U.K., Ireland, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Panama, Uruguay, Nicaragua and El Salvador. It will be the preferred search choice on Telefonica in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.”

Perhaps more importantly, Telefonica will integrate Flickr and Yahoo mail into its mobile services, the report said.

Yahoo and Spain’s Telefonica partner on mobile search, ads [CNET News]