The Associated Press is expanding the AP Mobile News Network to Latin America and U.S., Editor and Publisher reported.
AP Mobile America Latina provides news sources to consumers in two ways: AP Mobile en Espanol is offered to people in the U.S. who want international, national and local news in Spanish. AP Mobile Latina is available to Latin American users, which features regional, national and world news from AP and participating partners.
"AP Mobile en Espanol and AP Mobile America Latina will be regional options in all current AP Mobile outlets including the WAP site as well as the iPhone, Palm Pre, Android and Nokia client applications," according to Jane Seagrave, AP's senior vice president for global product development. She said in a statement that they will soon make the service available on more handsets and carriers.
The partner providing regional news is RBS Group of Brazil.
According to Sue Cross, AP senior vice president for Media Markets, America, the service can "empower Latin American news consumers to choose mobile news with robust location-based content in their native language, whether from Latin America, the Caribbean or U.S. locations."
The AP Mobile has already had French and English language versions, E & P reported.