Business Week writes:
Tellme’s software and network help users search for information via wireline and wireless phones. Its technology powers automated voice-directory assistance on more than 1 billion calls a year placed via the wireless networks operated by Verizon (VZ) and Cingular.
Tellme’s speech-recognition technology helps E*Trade (ET) customers navigate voice menus for stock quotes and automates American Airlines baggage claims. Want ringtones? Movie tickets? Tellme helps you do that too — all over the phone. Tellme “has matured and demonstrated its ability to handle large accounts successfully,” says Forrester Research analyst Elizabeth Herrell.