According to a report by the telecoms regulator Ofcom, one in three adults in the UK now uses a smartphone. Apple’s iPhone was said to be the most popular brand. However, teenagers appeared to favour RIM’s Blackberry devices. The report notes that the increased uptake of smartphones has led to a dramatic rise in mobile…Details
NAVTEQ announced an agreement with the Russian network radio station Autoradio to distribute real-time traffic information via RDS (Radio Data System). Autoradio will distribute NAVTEQ Traffic services via RDS to nine major Russian markets, including Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. Broadcast traffic reports will debut first in Moscow,…Details
Garmin announced acquisition of German navigation provider NAVIGON is completed. On July 15, 2011, the German Federal antitrust authority gave its antitrust clearance.Thus far no precise plan has been publicly revealed about the integration of the acquired company.
So far no plan has been publicly revealed about integration.
Even though location based advertising is slowly but surely it’s moving from nice trials to real money maker. An example was a campaign done by O2 Media for the British gym club Fitness First that generated almost £400,000 in revenue. Fitness First targeted O2 customers with location based messages around the gym locations, offering a…Details
July GPS map newsletter is out now and covers; GPS features for Outdoor use, Find your destination in second, A Safer Driver With GPS, Free GPS software & Maps, Recent Editions. You can also find regional GPS Map News including; Iran Digital Map for GPS, PND and Mobiles, Armenia GPS map for Garmin, GPS vs…Details