Mar. 22, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla., March 22, 2011 -- International CTIA Wireless 2011 – TeleNav, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), one of the largest global wireless location-based services providers, announced TeleNav GPS is now available on the AppleŽ App Store as a free download for the iPhone 4.
TeleNav GPS includes free maps and local search with more than 22 million Places that are automatically updated on an ongoing basis and include details such as ratings, reviews and merchant information. For the first 30 days after downloading, customers will also get complimentary access to advanced and personalized navigation features, such as spoken turn-by-turn directions and 3D moving maps. Following the free 30-day period, customers may continue using the advanced navigation features for a pay-as-you-go cost of $2.99 per month or $21.99 per year. Alternatively, they can choose to use only GPS map and local search capabilities for free.
TeleNav Also Available on Android Marketplace for Verizon
TeleNav also recently launched a personalized local search and navigation app for the Android Marketplace for Verizon phones. Navigation by TeleNav is a free application that includes spoken turn-by-turn navigation, 3D moving maps, automatic rerouting, and the ability to discover and drive to more than 22 million local businesses, restaurants, landmarks and more.
If Verizon Android customers would like to add a Premium pack, which includes features such as traffic alerts and one-touch traffic avoidance, speed limit alerts and lane guidance, it is available for $19.99 for one year of service if downloaded before March 31. After this date, the Premium pack will be available for $39.99 for one year of service.
Representatives from TeleNav will be available to demonstrate these new applications at CTIA’s Pepcom media event this evening from 7:00pm – 10:00pm ET at the Peabody Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
TeleNav, Inc. is a leading provider of consumer location-based services (LBS), enterprise LBS and automotive LBS with more than 24 million paying subscribers as of June 30, 2011. 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 600 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, QNX Software Systems, Rogers, Sprint Nextel, Telcel, T-Mobile UK, T-Mobile USA, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless and Vivo Brazil.Back to Press Release Index