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Apr. 3, 2009
Telenav Press Release:  

TeleNav Vehicle Manager from Sprint Receives Top Honors at CTIA

Overland Park, Kan. and Sunnyvale, Calif. - April 3, 2009 – Sprint (NYSE: S) and TeleNav are celebrating honors received this week at International CTIA WIRELESS 2009®. TeleNav Vehicle Manager™, available now exclusively from Sprint, received first place at the 4th Annual CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards in the category of Enterprise and Vertical – General Business Solution.

Launched this February, TeleNav Vehicle Manager, powered by Turnpike®, combines vehicle diagnostics and IFTA Fuel Tax filing with GPS-enabled navigation, tracking, wireless forms and wireless timecards. TeleNav Vehicle Manager helps companies of all sizes better manage their day-to-day fleet operations, reduce operating costs and simplify regulatory compliance.

“We’re honored to be recognized by CTIA, especially in collaboration with a key mobile applications partner, TeleNav,” said Tim Donahue, vice president – business marketing, Sprint. “We knew this was an innovative solution that filled a gap in the marketplace. No one else offers this combination of automated dispatch, navigation, fuel cost reduction and fuel tax reporting for the mobile environment.”

“We thank the CTIA for recognizing not only the innovation of the solution, but the value that is brings to our customers,” said Ravi Acharya, associate director of B2B marketing for TeleNav. “TeleNav Vehicle Manager on the Sprint network is a solution that provides the best of GPS and wireless technology but at a much lower price point than many traditional, on-board solutions.”

For more information on TeleNav Vehicle Manager, please visit www.telenavtrack.com.

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