AT&T Launches AT&T Alerts, A Location-Based Deal Alert Service, As The Field Grows More Crowded | TechCrunch

Placecast is the partner for AT&T Alerts:

AT&T today announced AT&T Alerts, a service to help make shoppers aware of nearby deals via opt-in discounts delivered directly to their phones by SMS based on geo-location data. At launch, participating retailers include the Gap, Staples, Duracell, Motorola and more. AT&T is clearly trying to capitalize on the same opportunity being targeted by Groupon, startups like Roximity, and other larger companies like Google, to name just a few. via AT&T Launches AT&T Alerts, A Location-Based Deal Alert Service, As The Field Grows More Crowded | TechCrunch.

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