Russia: MTS to use Telmap for its navigation solution

Telmap has announced that it has been selected by Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (“MTS”) to power “MTS Navigator”, bringing a highly advanced personal search, mapping and navigation service to MTS subscribers.

Telmap’s white label, hosted and managed mobile search, mapping and navigation solution will be offered to MTS customers as MTS Navigator and will be fully customized to the MTS brand, look and feel.

MTS Navigator includes features such as in-car navigation with 3D moving maps and text to speech technology enabling pronunciation of street names, live traffic alerts with alternative route options and a dedicated pedestrian mode.

In addition, MTS Navigator will be fully customized to the Russian local market, including local content, Russian language support and more. MTS Navigator will be available to the Russian market on the full MTS portfolio of GPS-enabled phones during the third quarter of 2010.

Source: Telmap.

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