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Nov 16 2009   6:07PM GMT

Want to get married in Vegas? There’s an app for that, says NSN

Jessica Scarpati Jessica Scarpati Profile: Jessica Scarpati

We’re hearing a lot these days about how carriers are seeing their average revenue per user (ARPU) go down with the advent of unlimited voice and data plans, so they will have to make their money partnering with developers of smartphone applications or themselves offer integrated services.

At SuperCOMM 09, I heard from Michael Mullineaux, marketing manager at Nokia Siemens Networks, who demonstrated an application that would combine location with e-commerce and book an evening in Las Vegas from a mobile device.

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