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Oct. 22, 2008
Telenav Press Release:  

TeleNav Wins Best of Mobile Internet World Innovation 2008 Award

BOSTON and SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Oct. 22, 2008 - xchange magazine announced Tuesday that TeleNav has been selected to receive the Mobile Internet World Innovation 2008 Award for TeleNav GPS Navigator™ in the Most Innovative Consumer Mobile Internet Application category. TeleNav GPS Navigator was also recognized as the runner-up for the Most Innovative Consumer Mobile Internet Deployment. Additionally, TeleNav’s TeleNav Track™ service was awarded runner-up status for the Most Innovative Enterprise Mobile Internet Deployment because of its implementation with the City of New York. The annual awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of mobile Internet technology. Nominations were open to all providers and vendors of mobile Internet technology and selected by a judging panel of experts from the mobile Internet industry. TeleNav received the awards on Oct. 21 at a ceremony following the close of the Mobile Internet World expo floor. Eliot Weinman, president of Yankee Group, along with Tara Seals, associate editor of xchange, presented awards to TeleNav and recipients in three other categories. TeleNav and its awards will be featured in the January issue of xchange, as well as on the Web sites of both Mobile Internet World, www.mobilenetx.com, and xchange, www.xchangemag.com/mobileinternet2008. “xchange is pleased to honor TeleNav’s contributions to the development and promotion of mobile Internet technology,” said Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange. “The growth in the industry has been tremendous, as shown by TeleNav’s achievement, and it’s vital that such accomplishments and commitment be lauded.” “On behalf of Mobile Internet World, I congratulate TeleNav for winning this year’s Mobile Internet World Innovation Award,” added Weinman. “Mobile Internet World Awards winners truly represent the best and the brightest in the development and deployment of mobile Internet technology.”

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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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Trendsmedia is the events and publishing division of Yankee Group Research Inc. Its mission is to help its clients stay ahead of the major technology trends that are likely to impact their businesses significantly. Trendsmedia provides their clients with independently researched and produced media products that target emerging technology markets in depth, including focused conferences, independently produced online media and in-depth newsletters and market intelligence studies. For more, see www.trendsmedia.com.

About Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo

Mobile Internet World, produced by Trendsmedia, brings together all key mobile technologies, products, systems and services into a single, information-packed event featuring key industry players, thought leaders and users. The event showcases the entire ecosystem of enable mobile Internet technologies, content and applications. Mobile Internet World is developed collaboratively with thought-leading executives from throughout the rapidly expanding mobile Internet arena. For more information, visit www.mobilenetx.com.