JustDial opts for OpenStreet Maps, drops Google Maps

JustDial opts for OpenStreet Maps, drops Google Maps

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India: Online and mobile business listings business JustDial has reported in its earnings for the financial year ending March 31, 2014, that it JustDial opts for OpenStreet Maps drops Google Mapsreplaced Google maps with its own maps solution JD Maps for directions on its platform. While the map is based on OpenStreet the geocoded location data used was generated by JustDial.

According to a report by Medianama, ‘the maps lack detail and can’t really be used for directions, which is really critical for a local business listing service’.

Source: Medianama