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Jul. 17, 2007
Telenav Press Release:  

TeleNav Selected by AlwaysOn as an AO100
Recognized for leadership in emerging technology and global business potential

Sunnyvale, CA – July 17, 2007 – TeleNav, the first company to launch a GPS navigation service for mobile phones in the U.S., today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007. The fifth-annual elite AO100 list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. In order to be eligible for the AO100 list, companies had to be peer-nominated, with AlwaysOn receiving more than 1,000 nominations from venture investors, investment bankers and other industry experts. TeleNav and the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007 will be honored at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit to be held July 31 – Aug 2, 2007, at Stanford University. The Stanford Summit is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The idea behind the AO100 Top Private Companies list is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global technology industry. TeleNav’s flagship product, TeleNav GPS Navigator™, is deployed with major wireless carriers worldwide, providing turn-by-turn, GPS-enabled, voice and onscreen driving directions on mobile devices. The company recently launched the industry’s first road traffic alerts feature with one-click button rerouting. TeleNav has also incorporated social-networking capabilities such as location sharing and business reviews, further enhancing the end-user experience. With a flexible product that is compatible with every mobile platform, TeleNav maintains its technical leadership position. A full list of all the AlwaysOn Top 100 Private Companies can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at:

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About TeleNav

TeleNav, Inc. is a leading provider of consumer location-based services (LBS), enterprise LBS and automotive LBS. TeleNav's solutions provide consumers, wireless service providers, enterprises and automakers with location-specific, real-time, personalized services such as GPS navigation, local search, mobile advertising, mobile commerce, location tracking and workflow automation. TeleNav's technology is available across more than 500 types of mobile phones, all major mobile phone operating systems and a broad range of wireless network protocols. TeleNav's service providers and partners include AT&T, Bell Mobility, Boost Mobile, China Mobile, Cincinnati Bell, Ford Motor Company, NII Holdings, Rogers, Sprint Nextel, Telcel, T-Mobile UK, T-Mobile USA, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless and Vivo Brazil.

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