Mobile World Congress 2012

Wikipedia App in cooperation with O2:Share interesting facts with your friends

MUNICH/BARCELONA. Telefónica Germany presented the "Wikipedia O2 App" at the Mobile World Congress. Using this smartphone app, encyclopaedia entries can be published directly via Facebook and Twitter. A local search function also provides the user with articles related to their current position.
Using location-based services it is possible to show all encyclopaedia entries for subjects such as points of interest for tourists in your immediate vicinity. Content of interest can be published in social networks or forwarded as text messages or e-mails directly from the app. The Wikipedia O2 App is available free of charge for the platforms Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone and Java/Symbian. The languages offered are English, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Czech.

App Screenshots @ Flickr

Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG and its brand O2 belong to Telefónica Europe and are part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has more than 58 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.