In a ground breaking move, Huddersfield-based tech firm, yboo, has announced a new signal strength feature update to its money-saving app as it seeks to transform the way consumers shop for the best mobile phone deals. yboo are the first globally to recommend the best mobile phone deals based not only on price but signal strength based on where consumers live, work and hang out.
With no need to register, estimate usage or work out which network gives you the best coverage, yboo is making choosing the right mobile deal easy for millions of consumers in the UK. The money-saving app is giving both consumers and mobile networks the single version of truth about the best deal, which might not necessarily be the cheapest.
While operator coverage maps might indicate covering a particular geographic area, they do not measure signal strength and quality of service at a device (smartphone) level. yboo’s technology can report on a comprehensive range of information, such as a users’ physical location and signal strength change.
Once a user installs the yboo app onto their mobile, with no need for registration, it collects anonymous data about the signal strength quality in areas the user visits, including inbuilding coverage, which is then aggregated against other users with the app then making unique recommendations based on these results.
The app update will also support the yboo #insightsfromoutside Portal release that provides mobile operators with the ability to understand network blackspots, target yboo consumers with unique offers and create products that increase connections and ultimately compete more effectively with other providers.
Commenting on the latest developments, founder and CEO of yboo, Martyn Gould said: “We’re obsessed with delivering real value at yboo, and understanding service quality and signal strength means that the right deal for you might not be the cheapest. We’re working with mobile operators to make things better but until every network provides every user with service level agreements and service credits, things are unlikely to improve without our help.”
yboo will be exhibiting their latest product functionality at MVNO Europe taking place in London, from the 6th to the 8th November.
To gain access to yboo’s Insight Portal visit https://yboo-b2b-test-portal-v2-1.herokuapp.com/
"Until every network provides every user with service level agreements and service credits, things are unlikely to improve without our help"
Founder and CEO, Martyn Gould
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