The Netherlands, 29 January 2007 – Tele Atlas, a provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location based solutions, has announced the availability of digital maps for Saudi Arabia and Egypt, bringing the number of countries that Tele Atlas maps cover to 64 across six continents.
The total amount of road coverage in the company’s database now stands at 21.3 million kilometers or 13.2 million miles, the same number of miles as 528 trips around the earth’s circumference at the equator.
The announcement follows Tele Atlas’ recent move to deliver digital maps covering Central and Eastern Europe and South Africa, and is in response to increased demand from global customers for highly detailed and accurate maps of all major countries around the world.
– About Tele Atlas
Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power navigation and location-based services. Founded in 1984, the company employs approximately 2,300 full-time staff and contract cartographers at offices in 20 countries around the world and uses a sophisticated network of professional drivers, mobile mapping vans and more than 50,000 data sources to continually update its maps. For more information, visit www.teleatlas.com.