As recently  arguing for a way to get geo information out of the mobile phone based on standard technologies like WAP and boradcasting services, Gregor  just pointed me to a Nokia article  on JavaOne technologies at present and in future to be implemented in mobile devices.
The main element of this package is a location provider that delivers the device\’s current location to the application. [..] This API not only will enable \”what\’s near me\” restaurant services, but also could be the basis of some cool games.
Just found that site  via the \”Related Links\” engine:
The Alternis Location Mediation System (LMS) allows mobile network operators to develop and offer personalised, private, billable applications and services with no adverse effect on network performance or quality.