|[June 19, 2014]
TomTom Powers MapQuest's Core Map Data with New Partnership
AMSTERDAM --(Business Wire)--
TomTom (News - Alert) (TOM2) has today announced a multi-year partnership with AOL Inc.
to power its core mapping services for AOL's MapQuest, Inc. MapQuest
users will now have access to TomTom's extensive digital map database,
across all digital platforms including MapQuest.com and its smartphone
and tablet iOS
and Android apps.
"We are delighted to enhance the digital mapping network of MapQuest
with this partnership," commented Charles Cautley, Managing Director of
TomTom Licensing. "Having access to the most accurate mapping technology
ensures that millions of people can make smarter decisions on every
"We are thrilled to partner with a global mapping leader such as
TomTom," said Brian McMahon, general manager, MapQuest. "Every day,
millions of people depend on MapQuest for maps and driving directions to
find their way. By extending TomTom's mapping expertise across our
platforms globally, we are continuing our commitment to provide MapQuest
users with a best-in-breed mapping experience."
For more details, visit http://www.tomtom.com/en_gb/licensing/
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TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the
world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop
innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards
their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and
mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as
state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading
location based products.
Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer,
Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 3,600 employees
worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries.
About MapQuest, Inc.
MapQuest provides Internet, mobile and business solutions delivering on
the promise of helping people dream, plan, share and go wherever the map
meets their life. MapQuest is one of the leading mapping brands online,
reaching 40.5 million users across desktop, tablet, and/or mobile
devices (according to comScore Media Metrix as of May 2014). MapQuest's
mobile solutions are compatible with a variety of mobile devices,
including iPhone (News - Alert) and Android devices. MapQuest, Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL), is based in Denver, Colo.
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