Google Phone Search in now available in Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore in India. Now you can dial a toll free number 1-800-41-999-999 from any phone to voice search for local businesses, movie show times, flight status and get the results by SMS.
The great thing about this service is that its completely free of charge, and helps you find the information you need, right when you need it the most. Since the local business information used by Google Phone Search is sourced from Local Search, its a good idea to add your local business to Google Local Business Centre.
Google Phone Search is still in its pilot stage (which means a few errors are acceptable) and was initially started in Hyderabad and Delhi, and has now been expanded to include Mumbai and Bangalore in India. Actually its available in the whole National Capital Region (Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad). The information is available only in English, Hindi and Telugu languages.
Google is gradually developing the speech recognition technology, so when it fails to recognize you, they transfer your call to a local operator after 2 recognition failures so that they assist you with your query. If you get stuck, press 9 to talk to an operator available from 8 am to 12 midnight everyday.
Next time you need to find a local business in any of these cities, simply dial 1-800-41-999-999 from any landline or mobile phone, and see it work.