Issue: Apr 2006


NAVTEQ Continues Mapping of Eastern Europe



Maps Available for Albania, Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia & Montenegro

by Lenny Case

NAVTEQ has recently announced the availability of digital map data in Eastern Europe for the following countries: Albania, Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia & Montenegro. The maps for these countries cover over 6,100 km of roads.

"The addition of these countries supports our commitment to expanding our coverage in Eastern Europe," stated George Filley, Vice President of Product Management for NAVTEQ. "Together with the previously released countries of Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Romania, and Slovenia, we now offer coverage that can bring the benefits of digital maps to businesses and users of navigation systems across this region of Eastern Europe."

To date, NAVTEQ maps of this Eastern Europe region cover over 67,600 km of roads and contain more than 7,000 Points of Interest. Major road networks provide effective connection between Western Europe, Greece and Bulgaria, and to fifty-four major cities within the region.

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 approximately 1,900 employees located in 131 offices in 23 countries.

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