Tele Atlas secures digital map deal in India

Tele Atlas announced the availability of Tele Atlas digital maps for India, which includes 5,463 sub-districts, 593 districts and 35 states and union territories.

The announcement marks a significant addition to Tele Atlas' products, which deliver maps and dynamic content in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, and a significant expansion of the company's digital map database in Asia Pacific, which now covers thirteen countries and territories in navigable map quality offered by Tele Atlas and its partners. Tele Atlas' new map offering of India covers the complete national highway network which includes expressways, national highways, and state highways and encompasses approximately 162,000 kilometers.

The initial product offering also includes more than 108,000 points of interest (POIs) to help deliver an enriched user experience. Tele Atlas India maps are fully aligned with Tele Atlas' global map offering and seamlessly integrated in the Asia Pacific regional data offering; the product is available for partner application developers and device manufacturers in established and emerging market segments such as personal navigation, automotive, internet and wireless.

"In order to be successful in India, Tele Atlas is committed to working with our industry partners to help localize applications, products, solutions and services to the Indian context to address the specifics of the country's unique road network and road user behavior," said Arnout Desmet, director of operations, Tele Atlas APAC.