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Click-To-Call Launches In The UK

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

Monday, September 4, 2006
13 years ago3,331 views

google.co.uk/search?q=jet2& ...

thanks to:
forums.searchenginewatch.com/s ...

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

yey! but couldn't some one just go and type someone else's number in? Can't see me using it though.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

yeah..
i think Google should let you call them for free..and not the opposite :/

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Just blogged about this, I think Google is charging the advertiser for each call.
>>but couldn't some one just go and type someone else's number in?
When a Googler sees this, the click-to-call service is over...lol

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

<<I think Google is charging the advertiser for each call>>

Nope
<<Google foots the bill for all calls, both local and long-distance.>>
google.com/help/faq_clicktocal ...

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Awesome!

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Google has opened up the ctc to all customers in the US, UK, and Germany now (note the all:)

<quote>
   Google spokeswoman Erin Fors confirmed Wednesday that the Mountain View, Calif.-based company now lets anyone in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany advertise next to Google search results delivered to cell phones.

The company has been testing cell-phone advertising, on a very limited basis, in these three nations since mid-July. Before that, it began testing mobile ads in Japan late last year.
</quote>

Link:
marketwatch.com/news/story/sto ...

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

The js file for the CTC is found at google.com/clicktocall/ctc_stu ... so technicially this is availible worldwide (correct me if I'm wrong) If someone's got some time, could they write up a script to cycle through all the country codes to see if this file has been propogated to more countries than listed (ie. google.co.jp/clicktocall/ctc_s ... google.de/clicktocall/ctc_stub ...).

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