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Location-based service revenues will grow to € 34.8 billion in 2020
New insights from Berg Insight.

Appello switch to OpenStreetMap in its Wisepilot Application
Appello has now 44 million users.

Sygic Releases Version 14 of the Popular Onboard Sygic GPS Navigation App
The new version for Android and iPhone handsets features improved 3D visualisation and free access to maps.

LBS service revenues in Europe and North America will grow to € 5 billion in 2018
The latest forecasts show healthy growth for LBS in 8 service categories.

Appello Announces over 40 million Unique Users Worldwide
Appello is one of the few successful vendors of mobile navigation solutions left.

NDrive and Oi Offer a New Navigation App
Following its OEM strategy, NDrive partners with Brazilian telco Oi to launch a new navigation application, free for all users in Brazil.

Intel Exits the Navigation Market by Closing Down Telmap
Yet another navigation app developer shuts down development as competition from free navigation services intensifies.

Appello Enters the Turkish Market Through Partnership with Turkcell
Appello continues its expansion in the EMEA region.

Telenav Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results
TeleNav announces 8.4 percent revenue decline for the fourth quarter.

PND shipments declined to 28 million units in 2012 as competition from navigation apps intensified
New report published with the title Mobile Navigation Services and Devices – 6th Edition.

Appello Announces 30 million Users Worldwide
Appello has users in 100 countries.

TCS’ Embedded Navigation, Maps and Software Components Included in BlackBerry 10
TCS APIs are available for BlackBerry 10 developers.

Telenav Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results
TeleNav, one of the largest navigation and LBS providers, announces 4.9 percent revenue decline for the second quarter of fiscal 2013.

TomTom Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results
TomTom reports 17 percent year-on-year decline in revenues to € 1,057 million.

Location-based service revenues in Europe to reach € 825 million by 2017
A new market report published by Berg Insight about LBS in Europe and North America.

TCS and Telefonica Enter Partnership to Provide Navigation Services in Latin America
Turn-by-turn navigation available in 2012 for millions of customers of 13 Telefonica subsidiaries.

CoPilot Truck is the In-Cab Navigation Solution for Qualcomm's MCP50
CoPilot truck optimized by Qualcomm for the MCP50 provides the latest in safe and efficient truck-specific, turn-by-turn navigation.

Telmap Focus on Ultra-Local Content
Telmap has identified the leading content brands in each of its key markets and collaborate with these.

Appello launches Wisepilot on Windows Phone Marketplace
Appello also recently announced that over 20 million unique users have used their navigation solution to date.

Six Vendors Presented Smartphones with Quad-core Processors at the MWC
Fujitsu, HTC, Huawei, LG, Tianyu and ZTE are the first handset vendors to present smartphones equipped with quad-core application processors.

ROUTE 66 Maps + Navigation Now Available in Android Market
The new app enables unlimited access to maps for over 100 countries, on-board and off-board.

NNG Opens Shanghai Office
As part of its strategic global expansion, NNG has set up new offices in China and India.

ALK Technologies Focuses on the Global Transportation and Logistics Market
The aim of the reorganization is to enable further growth and broader scope.

Garmin Acquires Chilean Distributor
The company invests on the emerging South American market.

Global PND shipments declined to 33 million units in 2011 as competition from navigation apps intensified
New market study released from Berg Insight covering all form factors for personal navigation.

Intel Acquires Navigation and Location-Based Services Specialist Telmap
The acquisition is part of Intel's strategy to grow its mobile software and services business.

TomTom and Renault have Shipped One Million Carminat TomTom In-dash Navigation Systems
The first Carminat TomTom was shipped in May 2009.

TeleNav Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2011 Financial Results
The company announces 10 percent revenue growth for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011.

TomTom Announces Blue&Me TomTom LIVE for the New Lancia Ypsilon
TomTom is successful in building relationships with car manufacturers.

NAVTEQ LocationPoint Advertising Network Expands to Millions of Telmap Users
Telmap integrates consumer-friendly mobile ads from the hyper-local mobile ad network NAVTEQ LocationPoint.

TCS Extends Agreement with U.S. Cellular Wireless for Your Navigator
U.S. Cellular is the nation's sixth largest wireless carrier serving 6.1 million subscribers.

Location-Based Services in Mobile Commerce at MWC’11
Convergence between location-based services and mobile commerce was gaining momentum at the Mobile World Congress this year, but as of yet present in few ready solutions.

Telmap Introduces Location-Aware Facebook Widget
Facebook has today more than 500 million active users.

Russian Telco MTS Launches Mobile Navigation Offering by Telmap
MTS is the largest mobile operator in Russia, followed by Vimpelcom and Megafon.

ATX Group and TCS Partner to Provide Hyundai the Latest in Connected Navigation
Dynamic Turn-By-Turn Navigation Featured in New Hyundai Blue Link Telematics Program.

Ford Partners with TeleNav to Provide Worldwide Connected Navigation
Ford and TeleNav team up a second time to launch the next generation of Ford SYNC connected driver technology.

PND shipments will peak at 42 million units in 2011
New study from Berg Insight shows connectivity and online services is the future for PNDs.

Cobra Electronics Launches Cobra iRadar System
New Detection System Works with iPhone to Alert Drivers to Radar/Laser Guns, Speed/Red Light Cameras and Other Road Hazards.

Weather Central Selected as Worldwide Provider of Weather Forecasts for NDrive
NDrive will integrate real-time Weather Central location-based weather services with NDrive navigation software distributed in more than 40 countries.

Telmap Releases Windows Phone 7 Navigation Application
The first launch of the Windows 7 Nav App will be by Singtel in Singapore.

Telmap Hits Profitability
Telmap is today serving 26 customers globally.

TomTom Signs New Agreement with PTV To Deliver Maps and Location Content
PTV's software systems and solutions are designed for route and trip planning, digital map visualisation, geomanagement or business navigation.

Mobile Navigation Users Increased 57 Percent Year-on-Year in H1-2010 to 44 Million
New market research from Berg Insight shows continued growth in the coming years to reach 195 million users worldwide in 2015.

TeleNav Launches Navigation-Based Mobile Advertising Platform
Platform delivers location and search-relevant ads to users at point-of-need and delivers unique, measurable “Drive-To Rate”.

Telmap Releases Telmap Navigator for Palm WebOS
Telmap Navigator now available on Pre and Pre Plus devices in Europe.

New Telmap5 launched by SFR
The latest generation of navigation and localization solution for mobile has arrived on the French Market.

NAVTEQ Natural Guidance Enables Navigation Directions Everyone Can Relate to
Natural Guidance is currently available for Berlin, Chicago, National Capital Region of Delhi, London, Los Angeles, New York, Munich and Paris.

ProNav Adds New Features for HGV Navigation
The new ProNav PNN300 includes dynamic ETA using real-time floating vehicle data from Journey Dynamics.

Mapmaker AND and Navmii Introduce iPhone Navigation for Denmark, Italy and Sweden
Three months after launch Navmii GPS Live has already had 50,000 downloads.

Telmap’s iPhone Application to Exceed 200,000 Downloads
The operator-branded iPhone version is already launched with 9 leading operators in key EMEA markets, APAC and the US.

SingTel Collaborates with Telmap to Offer Mobile Search, Mapping and Navigation to Consumers
The application is fully integrated on all GPS supported handsets, including latest mobile operating platforms such as iPhone OS4, Android and Microsoft OS.

Garmin Recalls 1.25 million nüvi PNDs Due to Battery Problems
There has been overheating issues that may lead to a fire hazard on certain models.

U.S. Cellular Selects TeleNav as a GPS Navigation Partner
Launches Your Navigator Deluxe, powered by TeleNav, on multiple smartphones.

Mediamobile Acquires Destia Traffic
Destia Traffic and its 18 employees were transferred to Mediamobile on July 1, 2010 as Mediamobile Nordic.

Telmap wins MTS contract in Russia
Mapping and navigation solution will be offered to MTS customers as MTS Navigator.

amAze GPS Offers Location Sharing on Facebook
amAze users can now view the last known address or map location of their friends.

ALK releases iPad Navigation Software
Hi-resolution edition of the CoPilot Live GPS navigation app brings in-car navigation experience to the Apple iPad 3G.

TomTom Introduces Next Generation Connected PND
The total TomTom PND user base has reached an estimated 20 million in Europe.

3Sweden Introduces New Premium Turn-by-Turn Navigation Solution Powered by TCS
Customizable 3Navigator Application Enables Users to Search, Discover and Explore.

Vodafone Closes Its Navigation Company Wayfinder
Wayfinder was acquired in 2008 for 239 million SEK.

Destinator 9 GPS Navigation Launched on the iPhone
Intrinsyc has made an effort to design the application for maximum iPhone look and feel.

Sony Ericsson Chooses Gokivo Navigator from TCS
Gokivo Navigator will be pre-installed on the coming Sony Ericsson Aspen smartphone model.

Telmap’s iPhone Application Exceeds 100,000 Downloads
Telmap's navigation application is popular on iTunes.

Appello and Garmap join forces to launch mobile navigation in Latin America
Appello Systems is further developing the partnership with South African market leader Garmap by initiating an expansion in Latin America.

Appello Launches its Mobile Navigation Solution on iPhone
Wisepilot is the top turn-by-turn navigation solution at iPhone’s App Store in Austria two weeks after the release.

More than 1.4 million downloads of Ovi Maps with free navigation in a week
Nokia leverages its investments in gate5 and NAVTEQ by introducing free navigation services to its smartphone users.

Nav4All navigation service discontinued
The company sends out unexpected message to its proposed 27.5 million users that the data licence agreement with Navteq was not extended.

Breaking News: Nokia makes walk and drive navigation free on its smartphones
Free navigation for the masses put new innovative location-based services and the advertising revenue model in focus.

Trimble Launches New Version of its Outdoor GPS Navigation
Outdoor enthusiasts can now use their Android Mobile Phones for navigation and capturing outdoor adventures.

Full Coverage NAVTEQ Map of Croatia Available
Featuring a total of over 85,400 kilometers of roads, the map includes full coverage of the mainland plus 159 key islands.

GPS Users Reveal Which US Cities Are Truly The Most Congested
Millions of TomTom users show clearest picture yet of the worst roads in the USA.

Tele Atlas Logistics Optimizes Fleet Planning and Routing in Europe
Major Truck Manufacturers Rely on Tele Atlas Logistics for Planning Optimal Routes.

amAze GPS now available for the Apple iPhone
The newly launched version uses map data from NAVTEQ, which also provides location-based advertisements for the application.

New low cost Nokia GPS handset with bundled navigation
Handsets to be available in Q2 2010.

TCS Acquires NIM
An LBS giant is formed and TeleCommunication Systems pays US$ 170 for Networks In Motion.

VZ Navigator From Verizon Wireless Helps You Find – And Find Your Way To – Popular Destinations
VZ Navigator is powered by Networks in Motion and is available for US$ 9.99 a month for unlimited access.

Analysis: Google enters the navigation market
Google Maps Navigation now available in the US free of charge for handsets based on Android 2.0.

T-Mobile selects deCarta and Appello
Initially launching in the UK, Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands, other operating companies will follow in the future.

Appello to deliver turn-by-turn GPS-navigation to Sony Ericsson
Appello wins another handset vendor partnership deal.

Blue&Me – TomTom, the new integrated infotainment system is launched
The Fiat Punto Evo will be the first car model to offer Blue&Me - TomTom, with the solution later extended to other cars.

Connected PNDs hot again at the IFA exhibition in Berlin
Navigon, Garmin and Medion launched connected PNDs for the European market.

Urban Mapping Provides Turnkey Solution for Pedestrian Navigation
Company provides application developers and device manufacturers new advanced features for multi-modal transportation.

Garmin-Asus Launches First Windows Mobile Smartphone
The M20 is first launched in Taiwan and will debut in Europe later this year.

Traffic-enabled navigation can save drivers four days per year
According to NAVTEQ, drivers using traffic-enabled navigation devices can cut driving time per trip by around 18 percent.

O2 Joins Forces with Telmap to bring Navigation Application to Customers
Telmap’s Navigator service to be embedded on the majority of O2 handsets.

CoPilot Live Launches Turn-by-Turn Navigation for Android Phones
The navigation software is now available through the Android Market.


TomTom launches application for iPhone
Turn-by-turn navigation software, including routing with IQ Routes, now available in Apple’s App Store.

QNX and TCS Bring Off-Board Navigation to QNX CAR Application Platform
By accessing off-board data, TCS Navigator can generate the optimal route based on real-time traffic conditions and provide up-to-minute traffic and point-of-interest information.

NAVTEQ Reports Gender Differences in the Navigation Market
Highlights findings based on proprietary research studies.

Sygic Mobile Maps available for iPhone on sale at App Store
The application covers Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

Huawei selected amAze as the navigation app on its new GPS-handsets
The unique ad-funded model supported by amAze, will allow the Huawei handsets owners the access to the most economical navigation service available in the market today.

TomTom Selects INRIX as Strategic Partner for Traffic and Fuel Prices in North America
INRIX Connected Services provide accurate real-time traffic and fuel prices for TomTom LIVE.

INRIX Connected Services enable new Ford in-car services
Ford SYNC with Traffic, Directions and Information Now Live with INRIX Traffic and 3rd Generation Routing.

RIM acquires Dash Navigation
RIM is quietly focusing more on LBS and Navigation services. Exciting new products to be seen soon.

Verizon Wireless' VZ Navigator goes Global
New countries will be added to the service thoughout the year.

M-Tel Selects Appello to Power Its GPS-Navigation Solution
Another operator contract for Sweden-based Appello.

NIM partners with Ericsson to offer mobile phone navigation
The partnership can become an excellent new sales channel for NIM.

GPS device price pressure continues to drive consolidation in the GPS semiconductor industry
Q4 2008 PND sales revenues from TomTom and Garmin declined 26% and 17% year-on-year resepectively.

Dash Selects NAVTEQ Traffic to Power Dash’s Connected Navigation Service
NAVTEQ's real-time traffic complements Dash's probe-based driver network.

Mio Technology and Magellan Brands to Coexist in the U.S. Following MiTAC Purchase
MiTAC is now the third largest global PND vendor.

Intrinsyc Licenses Soleus Transit to Supa Technology
The Soleus Transit Adaptation Kit includes the components required to create a customized PND.

Blaupunkt sold to German investment firm Aurelius
AURELIUS acquires and actively develops medium-sized companies and business units that no longer belong to the core business of their previous owners.

Hügel GmbH and Tele Atlas Partner to Meet Middle Eastern GPS Device Demand
Increasing tourism, infrastructure projects in GCC countries spur development of navigation systems to route locals and visitors alike.

Vodafone to buy Sweden's Wayfinder Systems
Wayfinders expertise in location-based services will enable Vodafone to develop a suite of new LBS.

NAVTEQ Announces Agreement to Acquire T-Systems Traffic GmbH
Acquisition is an important step in European traffic offering and extends global capabilities.


Berg Insight says handset navigation users will reach 70 million in 2014
Mobile navigation services are now taking off in North America and Europe, following the introduction of GPS handsets.

Wayfinder and Sony Ericsson Extend Global Cooperation
Companies to offer advanced navigation solutions based on Tele Atlas maps across a wide range of phones.

Tele Atlas Gains Access to TomTom’s Unique Speed Profiles Database
Data covering 25 countries, 18 million kilometers across the European and North American road networks, gives fastest routes to navigation system users.

TomTom and Renault in New Partnership
The partnership involves offering a fully integrated navigation system for the affordable 500 EUR.

AT&T Enhances Location-Based Services Portfolio with 'A-GPS' Network Deployment
AT&T also introduces New AAA Mobile Navigator and MapQuest Navigator applications that provide customers with additional choice.


TomTom launches GO x40 LIVE in Europe
New dynamic route guidance available in new connected PNDs from TomTom.

Airbiquity Announces Connected Services Platform for Personal Navigation Devices
Platform for connected services helps create mass-market appeal.

Wayfinder Shows Growth in Second Quarter Report
Activation rates for pre-installed Wayfinder navigation found to be between 30-50 percent depending on phone model, operator and geography.

Eniro selects Appello to provide Mobile Local Search, Mapping and Navigation solution
Eniro launches Gule Sider 1880 Navigation, a new mobile service based on Appello’s GPS navigation platform WISEPILOT.

Appello and T-Mobile Austria partner around mobile navigation
Wisepilot extends its footprint on the European market.

Free navigation app available from French wireless operator Bouygues
Advertising can become the revenue model for applications such as navigation.

Tele Atlas Selected by DENSO CORPORATION
Alliance with DENSO Extended to Deliver Digital Maps of North America for Systems Deployed by Leading Automobile Manufacturers.

Appello delivers its mobile navigation solution to Telenor
The new mobile navigation service called Telenor Navigation is based on Appello’s navigation platform WISEPILOT.

OrangeGPS New Advanced Version Launched In Israel
A monthly subscription to OrangeGPS is USD 6 for unlimited use.

Verizon Wireless Unveils Traffic Avoidance and Other New Features on Popular VZ Navigator Service
The new traffic service will be available in 75 US cities as well as a new weather function.

Enhanced TCS Real-Time Traffic Applications Provide Personalized Up-to-the-Minute Traffic Information
Applications support Mobile Marketing Association's advertising compliant formats.

TomTom and Swisscom sign agreement to bring High Definition Traffic to Switzerland
On target to make HD Traffic available to 50 percent of TomTom’s installed base in Europe by the end of 2008.

deCarta Announces Real-Time, Two-Way Connected Navigation Service
The initial service offering includes wiress data services from Jasper Wireless, SIRF technology, traffic info from INRIX and weather data from WeatherBug.

MapQuest and INRIX to Collaborate to Deliver Traffic-Enabled Navigation Solutions
MapQuest has integrated INRIX’s real-time traffic speed and incident information on the leading mapping site in the U.S., MapQuest.com.

Mio Technology introduces new GPS devices under the new Moov line
The four new units are: Mio Moov 200, 210, 300, and 310.

AAA Mobile Now Available on Select Blackberry Smartphones
AAA TourBook Guide Travel Information, Navigation, Member Roadside Assistance are now available for BlackBerry 8830 and 8130 through downloadable GPS application powered by Networks In Motion.

Webraska launches hybrid GPS navigation worldwide
The advantages of both "off-board" and "on-board navigation can be realized in this solution.

Sanef consolidates its two subsidiaries - Webraska and masternaut
Synergies to be expected from the consolidation.

AvMap introduces Geosat 6 TV
Geosat 6 TV features DVB-H TV, connected navigation and tri-band GSM phone options.

Garmin enters the mobile phone market
Garmin intends to compete with iPhone and other high-end smartphones using its strength in navigation products.

Mio to work with Qualcomm for connected PNDs
With this new collaboration, Mio looks to offer consumers a next-generation GPS device that goes beyond traditional point-to-point navigation.

T-Mobile UK Launches Mobile Phone GPS Navigation with TeleNav
The service is available on a variety of BlackBerry smartphones.

Wayfinder Extends its Map Coverage with 22 New Markets
Countries such as Russia, Chile, Mexico and Taiwan added to the coverage.

Sony Ericsson embeds Wayfinder and Google Maps in GPS phone
Sony Ericsson follows Nokia and introduces its first phone with built-in GPS functionality.

MOBITEL selects Webraska Navigation to launch its assisted navigation offering
Slovenian operator is now offering off-board navigation.

Maporama in cooperation with Minorplanet Systems
A new distribution agreement for the GPS navigation system Maporama Drive Me.

Berg Insight says PND shipments will reach 53 million units in 2012
Online connectivity is an emerging trend in the PND market segment.

Networks In Motion Exceeds Two Million Paid Mobile Phone Navigation Subscribers
NIM presents great subscriber growth in the USA.

Wayfinder brings free maps and mobile navigation to the new Nokia N810
The new Nokia N810 is a pocket sized Internet tablet with integrated GPS.

Appello teams up with mobilkom austria and HEROLD for the next generation mobile navigation
HEROLD Wisepilot von A1 is combining Appello’s Wisepilot mobile navigation with local search and directory lookup from leading Austrian directory publisher HEROLD.

Nordisk Mobiltelefon Selects Networks In Motion to Provide Navigation and Group Finder Services
The first wireless carrier client in Europe for NIM.

Webraska and masternaut launch GPS Navigation and Mobile Resource Management for BlackBerry smartphones
Webraska Navigation Professional Edition adds real-time tracking and status reporting, giving masternaut's customers the capability to locate team members using GPS-enabled BlackBerry smartphones.

Garmin Mobile XT turns smartphones into Garmin Navigators
The product comes preloaded on a microSD card and comes with maps of either North America or Europe.

Berg Insight says handset navigation users will reach 43 million in 2012
New market report from Analyst House Berg Insight forecasts high growth on the US and European markets for maps and navigation in handsets.

Wayfinder acquires Navicore
Wayfinder extends it customer base with the acquisition of the on-board navigation supplier Navicore.

Appello is establishing a partnership with Mappy for online mobile navigation on Java technology
Mappy is a subsidiary of PagesJaunes Group and very successful in the area of LBS services especially in France.

Appello provides KPN with online mobile GPS navigation for the Dutch consumer market
A new client for the Swedish online navigation provider.

SiRF Technology to Acquire Centrality Communications to Strengthen its Multifunction Location Platform Strategy
Navigation and Multimedia SoCs broaden SiRF’s Multifunction Offerings.

Appello and Telia Denmark launch Telia Navigator
The third operator in the TeliaSonera Group that now launches Telia Navigator powered by Appello.

AT&T Customers Sidestep Road Congestion with TeleNav Traffic
Mobile Prompts for Detours Help Reduce Commute Time for Drivers.

Mobile Operator 3 goes for navigation with Wayfinder
Just in time for the summer vacation 3 is launching navigation and mapping services from Wayfinder.

Wayfinder services is helping the ambulance and emergency services
Wayfinder Systems, together with Metria, has for a while been entrusted with the supply of Map and navigation services for the ambulance and emergency services.

Wayfinder and Mapmyindia in Cooperation for Navigation in India
MapmyIndia will provide Wayfinder with access to its high quality digital map data covering India.

NAVTEQ Study Shows Integrated Navigation Reduces Fuel Costs by 15 Percent
Interesting results from a recent NAVTEQ study.

Vodafone launches Vodafone Navigator, the first GPS navigation solution on the mobile phone in Romania
The solution brings high quality digital maps for users who travel by car extensively, in Romania and in other 18 European countries.

Webraska selected by Teleprovodnik to launch first GPS navigation on mobile phones in Russia
The russian market is a huge untapped potential for GPS navigation.

deCarta Launches Turn-key Application for PNDs
The new navigation application allows manufacturers of PNDs and smartphones to bring a custom-branded navigation application to market quickly and with minimal development time.

TeleNav Launches 3D GPS Navigation for BlackBerry Smartphones in Europe
TeleNav GPS Navigator, with turn-by-turn voice and on-screen 3D driving directions, is now available for a variety of BlackBerry smartphones in Europe.

Nuance and TeleCommunication Systems Launch Speech-Enabled Navigation Service for Mobile Phones
TCS Navigator enhanced by Nuance speech solutions.

Wayfinder Access guides the visually impaired using Nuance TALKS
It introduces several new features and functions such as Where am I? and What is in my surroundings?

NAVIGON presents GPS navigation for more mobile phones
MobileNavigator 6 for Symbian S60 and the Windows Mobile Operating System.

PTV and Jentro Launch Navigation Application with Motorola
PTV and Jentro have thus now expanded their technology partnership into the North American market.

Quantum and AvMap Introduce World’s First DVB-H Pocket TV with Sat-Nav Functions
Designed by Quantum, the DVB-H Pocket TV hardware includes navigation software created by AvMap.

NAVTEQ Maps Power New Nokia 6110 Navigator
NAVTEQ is providing map data for the new Nokia 6110 Navigator – the company’s latest S60 3G smart phone with fully integrated GPS navigation.

TeleNav Partners with Dada to Bring TeleNav GPS Navigator to TIM Customers in Italy
TeleNav Inc. and Softec S.p.A. (a subsidiary of Dada S.p.A) today announced they have entered into an agreement to provide TeleNav GPS Navigator to businesses and consumers in Italy.

Nokia Delivers Free Downloadable Maps to the Mobile World
smart2go mapping and navigation platform made available for the most popular mobile operating systems.

Free Mapping and Navigation Service amAze Launched by LocatioNet
A new business model is used where advertisements and sponsorship pays for the service instead.

Appello and Aldinet S.p.A. are introducing Macrom Cruiser with guides from Veronelli
The Swedish navigation system provider Appello and the Italian telecom distributor Aldinet S.p.A. are launching Macrom Cruiser, a state-of-the-art mobile GPS navigation solution with unlimited access to the 2007 premium guides from Veronelli.

Wayfinder and 3 cooperate in Sweden
The objective is to expand 3's service portfolio with state-of-the-art navigation and mapping services that will enable 3 customers to get location based information while on the move.

Dash Navigation Becomes First to Add Yahoo! Local Search Capabilities to the Car
The Dash Express users can now search for nearby products, services or businesses from their cars.

The Operator 3 Italia are Launching 3 Navigator
Wayfinder has delivered the solution and the service will be available on 5 top selling phone models.

SFR in France collaborates with Wayfinder
SFR has more than 17 million subscribers and the new partnership with wayfinder is for its enterprise segment.

Bushnell debuts the navigation market with SiRF chip
The Onix 200 hand-held GPS receiver and the NAV 500 portable in-car navigation are the first in a family of GPS products from Bushnell, establishing a new product category for the company and marking its entry into this rapidly growing market.

Orange Business Navigation Services in the UK built on Webraska
Webraska announced that Orange UK has selected Webraska Navigation to offer a GPS navigation solution to corporate customers and SME's through its Orange Business Services.

Appello and KPN Launch a Mobile Navigation Service
Swedish navigation provider Appello has been selected to provide KPN with the Wisepilot navigation platform for the new mobile navigation service, KPN OpWeg on BlackBerry.

Nokia Presents its first PND - the Nokia 330 Auto Navigation
The device will include Europe-wide maps, voice instructions and a 3.5 inch color touch screen.

TomTom Presents Great Q3 Results and the stocks soar 8% on the news
The PND markets continues to grow strongly and their full-year 2006 guidance is increased.

Maptuit and GeoLogic Solutions Announce Partnership to Support Hybrid and Multi-Mode In-Cab Truck Navigation
The partnership results in the offering of Maptuit NaviGo over GeoLogic’s new CDU (Color Display Unit), a Windows-based touch screen display featuring a high resolution graphical interface.

TomTom GO Integrated into New SEAT Cars
TomTom announced a pan European partnership with SEAT to offer the TomTom GO navigation kit. The TomTom GO 710 will be used as a semi-integrated satellite navigation solution for a range of SEAT models.

Nokia acquires gate5 to add mapping and navigation to its devices
By acquiring gate5, Nokia will offer consumers maps, routing, navigation and other location based applications on its mobile devices.

TomTom Introduces the New TomTom ONE Range
Two new models with slimmer design and choice of regional and European maps.

Vodafone Italy launches Vodafone Navigator from Webraska on BlackBerry
The Service is available from June 2006 on BlackBerry 8700v and 7130v devices as part of Vodafone Italy's Prodigio packaged offer for business users.

Tele Atlas Survey Investigates Navigation Needs on the US Market
According to a survey good old-fashioned road trips are not dead yet, and digital navigation tools are helping drivers find out more about what’s on the road around them. Survey results found that men and women as well as the young and the old continue to have drastically differing perceptions about maps and navigation.

Shah Capital Partners Signs Agreement to Purchase GPS Navigation Business of Thales
Co-investors who participated with SCP in the transaction included Tudor Group, Galleon Group, Consolidated Press Holdings, AIG SunAmerica, and Eli Broad.

Wayfinder Launches Navigation Services for Blackberry
Wayfinder is compatible with the BlackBerry 8700 Series, BlackBerry 7100 Series and the BlackBerry 7290 handsets.

Telmap Navigator now available for new Nokia E series Devices in the UK
This launch is part of Telmap's support for Nokia S60 3rd Edition devices. The E series initiative includes a free trial offer for full-featured Europe-wide mobile navigation and mapping, including in-car and pedestrian navigation, mapping and POI.

"The European personal navigation market is booming!"
The personal navigation market is growing rapidly today. Overall sales of personal navigation in Europe and the US surpassed 8 million units in 2005 and are expected to reach almost 14 million units in 2006.

Rand McNally Turns Mobile Phones Into Portable GPS Navigation Systems
Motorists who don’t want to buy pricey in-car navigation systems now have an inexpensive alternative. Rand McNally introduced Rand McNally MONA (Mobile Navigator), a mobile phone-based navigation system that puts reliable directions at drivers’ fingertips.

Landsonar announces integation of LPS with deCarta DDS
San Fransisco based LandSonar, a supplier of predictive traffic information for the US road network has announced the integration of its LandSonar Predictive Speed (LPS™) data with deCarta’s Drill Down Server (DDS) geospatial software platform.

TeleNav Selects Tele Atlas for delivery of North American and European Maps
Tele Atlas has announced an agreement with TeleNav, a leading North American location-based services (LBS) application provider, under which Tele Atlas will supply global digital maps for TeleNav’s products.

Pelephone launches mobile navigation services for BREW and Windows Mobile
The Israeli mobile operator Pelephone has launched mobile navigation services for Brew and Windows Mobile Phones in cooperation with Telmap.

RadioShack Offers Expanded Lineup of TomTom Global Positioning Devices Nationwide
Broader, more comprehensive selection of GPS devices deemed perfect fit for national retailer’s new in-store assortment strategy focusing on high-demand consumer electronics.

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