The first countries to enter are Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
In early August 2011, Poynt Corporation announced the availability of its location-based search Poynt App for Windows Phone 7 users in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. With the addition of the Windows Phone 7 platform in key European markets, Poynt user interactions will drive increased user numbers, searches, page views and revenue as the App continues to be monetized with display advertising and booking transactions. The Poynt application and is now available to BlackBerry, Android, iPhone, Windows Phone 7 and Nokia Qt users in Canada, the US, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Australia. In total, Poynt has attracted more than 9 million unique users worldwide.
Poynt harnesses the power of multiple applications in one intuitive package. Users can search for businesses, retailers, restaurants and cinema listings. The cinema section provides showtimes, trailers and film ratings while the restaurant section allows users to search restaurants by cuisine, name or proximity. Poynt allows users to interact with the listing through mapping locations, viewing restaurant information, booking dinner reservations and viewing local weather forecasts. Users can add search results to their calendar or send details to friends via email as well as share listings via Facebook or Twitter without exiting the application.
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