Vodafone Selects Tele Atlas to Power Location-Based Applications

GENT, Belgium — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 19, 2009 Tele Atlas, a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions, and Vodafone Group, the world's leading international mobile telecommunications company, have announced an agreement whereby Vodafone will use Tele Atlas digital maps and location-based content across its global footprint for the company’s location-based services (LBS) and navigation offerings. Through the agreement, Tele Atlas and Vodafone will collaborate to enable powerful LBS, routing and mapping applications for mobile users around the world.

The agreement gives Vodafone access to Tele Atlas’ global digital map content and products, including 24 million points of interest (POIs), 3D Landmarks, 2D City Maps and Digital Elevation Models, which give local search application users maps that more closely reflect their surroundings. Vodafone will also gain access to Tele Atlas Speed Profiles, which provides highly accurate speed data to help navigation application users find the most optimal routes and far more accurately estimate travel times.

Bobby Rao, Director, Internet Services Marketing and New Business Director at Vodafone Group said, “In an increasingly connected world, we are constantly striving to enrich our customers’ lives by enabling them to communicate wherever they are with the tools and services they need. Accurate location content is at the heart of many of these offerings, allowing Vodafone to deliver a powerful, seamless mobile experience around the world, based on up-to-date maps and content.”

“We’re very pleased to partner with Vodafone to bring their customers fresh, accurate maps and innovative location content,” said Bill Henry, CEO, Tele Atlas. “As the leading map provider we’ll focus on delivering the richest experience to Vodafone customers that advances their mobile lifestyle.”

About Tele Atlas

Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power many of the world’s most essential navigation and location-based services (LBS). Through a combination of its own products and partnerships, Tele Atlas offers map coverage of more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. The company was founded in 1984 and has offices in 27 countries around the world. Today, Tele Atlas maps are developed with the insight of a community of millions of GPS system users worldwide, who are adding to the company’s unmatched network of sources to track and validate changes in real time, and deliver the best digital maps and dynamic content. For more information, visit www.teleatlas.com. Tele Atlas is a subsidiary of TomTom N.V.

Tele Atlas and the Tele Atlas logo are registered trademarks of Tele Atlas.

 



Contact:

PRESS CONTACT
Erin Delaney
Tele Atlas
+1 617-721-1923
Email Contact
or
FINANCIAL COMMUNITY CONTACT
Richard Piekaar
TomTom NV
+31 (0)20 7 575 119
Email Contact

 




Review Article Be the first to review this article

SolidCAM - See it Live

Featured Video
Jobs
Associate Packaging Engineer for Unilever at Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GIS Engineer III for Nebraska State Government at Lincoln|, Nebraska
BIM / REVIT Senior Structural Modeler for McNamara Salvia at New York, California
Senior Account Manager, Utilities for RAMTeCH Software Solutions, Inc. at Stillwater, Minnesota
Vice President, GIS Business Unit for RAMTeCH Software Solutions, Inc. at Stillwater, Minnesota
Upcoming Events
COMSOL Conference 2018 Lausanne at SwissTech Convention Center Quartier Nord EPFL, Route Louis-Favre 2, 1024 Ecublens Switzerland - Oct 22 - 24, 2018
6th OpenFOAM Conference 2018 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg Airport Flughafenstraße 1-3 Hamburg Germany - Oct 23 - 25, 2018
ASSESS 2018 CONGRESS at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton GA - Oct 28 - 30, 2018
MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress—MSEC 2018 at Silverado Resort and Spa 1600 Atlas Peak Road Napa CA - Oct 28 - 30, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise