Google Signs Five Year Map Agreement with Tele Atlas

Dec 10, 2007
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With this in mind and our (Tele Atlas') recent acquisition by Tom Tom, I would not be at all surprised if Tom Tom was to develop a nav application for the iPhone.

‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 30 June 2008
— Tele Atlas, a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions, today announced that Google™, a top web property in all major global markets, has signed a long term license agreement with the company that gives Google access to Tele Atlas maps and dynamic content in more than 200 countries around the world.

The agreement spans Google’s current and future map-based services and navigation offerings across mobile, online and desktop environments. These include the Google Maps™ and Google Earth™ services and mobile applications such as Google Maps for Mobile™. The agreement also gives Tele Atlas access to map edits from Google’s community of users, whose suggested changes can help Tele Atlas further increase the quality and richness of its maps.