The russian market is a huge untapped potential for GPS navigation.
Webraska has announced that Teleprovodnik has selected Webraska to launch GPS mobile navigation in Russian. Teleprovodnik Navigation will be available in Russia as well as to Russians travelling to Europe.
"For 20 millions potential users in Moscow and St-Petersburg, and more than one million Russians travelling to Europe each year, Teleprovodnik Navigation will provide the best navigation solution Russian language" explained Sergey Kurnosov, CEO of Teleprovodnik. "We are very impressed by Webraska’s technology and delighted by their support. There is a clear demand from mobile users roaming into other countries to have access, in their own language, to rich and accurate navigation and location-based information relevant to the country and city they are visiting," explained Jean-Michel Durocher, Founder and EVP of Webraska. "And with more and more Russians visiting Europe, and thanks to Navteq’s quickly increasing coverage of Russia, we feel very fortunate to be able to help Teleprovodnik develop their vision and to bring a Russian version of Webraska Navigation".
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