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NAVTEQ to provide maps to MetroPCS

Chicago, USA– NAVTEQ, provider of digital mapd, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, announced an agreement with MetroPCS, provider of wireless communication service, under which NAVTEQ has been selected as the preferred map supplier for all its location based services.

NAVTEQ’s digital map, enables effective Point of Interest (POI) search and routing functionality. It also provides an ideal foundation for supporting innovative wireless location-based dervices applications that require accurate, rich and relevant content.

MetroPCS has launched several end-user applications that use NAVTEQ map data, including MetroNavigator, a GPS-enabled navigation application. MetroNavigator is a downloadable application that enables turn-by-turn driving directions, local search and maps on GPS-enabled handsets.