Mar. 21, 2007
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — 03/21/2007 - Sprint (NYSE: S) customers soon will have the power of a new robust GPS-enabled navigation service included at no additional charge in select Sprint data packs. Sprint Navigation powered by TeleNav will give customers the power of a full-featured GPS navigation device right on select Sprint phones, and unlimited use of Sprint Navigation will be included in the new Sprint Power Vision(SM) Navigation Pack, along with two other existing data packs. In addition, Sprint customers who subscribe to other Sprint data packs will have access to Sprint Navigation for just $2.99 per day. Whether a customer is a frequent traveler needing directions, likes to explore local restaurants and shops, or is looking for the lowest gas prices, Sprint Navigation will give customers the power to do all of these things in the palm of their hands. Sprint Navigation will include the following features:
- Voice-guided and on-screen turn-by-turn GPS-enabled driving directions, which speaks street names for each turn
- 3-D moving maps similar to an in-car navigation system or personal navigation device
- Real-time intelligent traffic alerts and one-click rerouting
- Local search with more than 10 million points of interest
- Lowest price gas finder
- Interactive voice response for destination entry by speech instead of text or phone number
- Pedestrian mode
- Spanish-language option
- Pre-trip planning site at www.sprint.com/navigation
About Telenav, Inc.
Telenav is the leader in personalized navigation. Our mission is to help reduce stress, improve productivity, and make life more fun for people on the go.
Our personalized navigation apps like Scout help people make smarter decisions about where to go, how to get there, and when to leave. Our location-targeted advertising platform Thinknear delivers highly-targeted advertising for national brands and small businesses at locations that drive consumer behavior to the advertisers' goals.
Our products are found in mobile app stores, distributed through our carrier partners (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular), embedded in connected cars (Ford), and on the web at www.telenav.com, www.scout.me and www.thinknear.com.
Copyright 2014 Telenav, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
"Telenav," "Scout," the Telenav and Scout logos, "telenav.com" and "scout.me" are registered and unregistered trademarks and/or service marks of Telenav, Inc. Unless otherwise noted, all other trademarks, service marks, and logos used in this press release are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving 53.1 million customers at the end of 2006; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.Back to Press Release Index