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NAVTEQ Expands Its Enterprise Offering in North America
Aug 05, 2008 (08:08 AM EDT)


CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, announced today the expansion of its enterprise suite of products in North America. Previously offered in the United States, Postal Code Boundaries, Postal Code Points and Census Boundaries have now been expanded to include new coverage in Canada. By offering a full suite of enterprise related products which leverage the highly accurate NAVTEQ(R) map, this expansion makes it easier for NAVTEQ customers to work with the data across boundaries and within all of North America.

Designed for GIS, Fleet-management, Business Intelligence and Server-based applications, these products enable geocoding (address matching), geomarketing activities and territory definition that support management and analysis.

"This suite of products is unique in the industry in quality, coverage and its ability to work in concert with other NAVTEQ data products," said Tiffany Treacy, vice president of product management for NAVTEQ. "With this added coverage in Canada plus the existing coverage in the US and in Mexico, where we also offer a separate GIS package, NAVTEQ now provides solutions for enterprise applications across the NAFTA region."

NAVTEQ employs over 1,000 geographic analysts to collect information in the field and combines this proprietary data with high quality sources.

The NAVTEQ map brings a broad spectrum of solutions to life by providing highly detailed data that enhances accuracy and performance. Built to a single-global specification, NAVTEQ maps seamlessly span the globe to enable efficient, cost-effective development of a wide range of applications that can be customized for a region or designed for a worldwide audience.

About NAVTEQ

NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has more than 3,600 employees located in 187 offices and in 39 countries.

NAVTEQ is a trademark in the U.S. and other countries. All rights reserved.

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CONTACT: Jennifer Schuh of NAVTEQ, +1-312-894-3913, jennifer.schuh@navteq.com; or Bob Richter, +1-212-802-8588,, for NAVTEQ

Web site: http://www.navteq.com/