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Update: Easy Taxi by Rocket Internet arrives in the Philippines, to launch in Thailand

Update: Easy Taxi by Rocket Internet arrives in the Philippines, to launch in Thailand

Easy Taxi by Rocket Internet arrives in the Philippines, to launch in Thailand August 21, 2013 by Terence LEE Taxi booking apps are booming in Southeast Asia, and Philippines may be the next big market. Rocket Internet announced today that it will be launching Easy Taxi , its own taxi booking service with a presence in 41 cities, in the Philippines. Started in Brazil in 2011, the service has garnered 1.5M downloads and registered 45,000 taxi drivers on its network. The app is available on iOS, Android, and Blackberry. Easy Taxi is not the first cab app to set foot in the Philippines. GrabTaxi, by Malaysian startup MyTeksi, launched there in July this year. The service charges a PHP 70 (USD 1.60) fee on top of the meter rate, and currently has more than 1,000 taxi drivers on its network. The company is also launching in Thailand, and has begun hiring an operations coordinat...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/2013/08/21/easy-taxi-by-rocket...

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