Garmin has started the distribution of its on-board navigation software in Nigeria, locally called Garmap for Mobile. Garmap, the exclusive distributor of Garmin in Africa has strong ambition for the Nigerian market. The package is selling for NGN 10,000 ($68) on a 2GB SD card and is compatible with a range of Symbian and Windows Mobile phones with built-in GPS.
The product includes 9,800km of routable map data with streetmap coverage of the six biggest cities of Lagos, FCT Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Warri, and Ota. In addition, the map data coverage continues to expand with 13 additional cities to be added in June and 42 majors Nigerian cities to be completed by year end.