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Sept. 6, 2006
Telenav Press Release:  

TeleNav Drives Mobile GPS Navigation Market at CTIA
First company to launch a GPS navigation system on mobile phones in the U.S. provides insight into what it takes to succeed with location-based services

TeleNav Inc., the leading provider of wireless location-based services (LBS), will showcase its new TeleNav GPS Navigator™ 5.0 wireless navigation service at CTIA Wireless I.T. and Entertainment, September 12-14, 2006, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. TeleNav GPS Navigator 5.0 is the first GPS application on mobile phones that provides U.S. consumers with full-color, three dimensional (3D) moving maps, creating a more realistic and easy-to-follow visual navigation experience. TeleNav’s president and CEO, Dr. H.P. Jin, will be a featured panelist in a session entitled ‘Location Based Services in Enterprise.’ The panel will be from 3:30 – 5:00pm on Tuesday, September 12 in room 402 of the Convention Center. Hassan Wahla, TeleNav’s senior director of business development, will speak on a panel entitled ‘Security vs. Privacy’ at NAVTEQ’s LBS Developer Conference which runs in conjunction with CTIA. The panel will be from 1:00-1:45pm on Monday, September 11, also at the Los Angeles Convention Center. TeleNav will also exhibit at the Pepcom Mobile Focus event on September 12 from 7:00-10:00pm at the Westin Bonaventure hotel in Los Angeles. TeleNav representatives will be available for questions or to show demonstrations of TeleNav products at the following partner booths on the Exhibit Floor: Palm (Booth #1001), Research in Motion (RIM) (Booth #261) and NAVTEQ (Booth #618). TeleNav GPS Navigator, originally launched in 2003, was the first GPS navigation system on mobile phones in the U.S. The service starts at just $9.99 per month for unlimited use, and TeleNav GPS Navigator customers are not charged cellular airtime minutes for using the service.

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