Appello teams up with Mobilkom Austria and Austrian directory HEROLD



Appello teams up with Mobilkom Austria and Austrian directory HEROLD
Appello, a Swedish provider of mobile navigation today announced the launch of HEROLD Wisepilot its off-board navigation solution with wireless operator Mobilkom Austria (A1). "together with HEROLD, a directory publisher with a unique position on the Austrian market, we introduce a new navigation product with a powerful local search and directory lookup in the palm of the user's hand", says Peter Tyreholt, Head of Account Management at Appello.

With HEROLD Wisepilot users can search destinations by name or phone number of persons or companies. It can also answer questions like "Where is the nearest Italian restaurant?" or "Where can I buy flowers around here?". HEROLD Wisepilot offers 3D turn by turn and voice guidance, traffic information and speed camera warnings across Europe.

Appello teams up with Mobilkom Austria and Austrian directory HEROLD
Appello teams up with Mobilkom Austria and Austrian directory HEROLD
Wisepilot is available for over 100 handsets (most of them with a separate Bluetooth GPS receiver). The solution cost €1.5 per day or €6 per month inside Austria; €4.5 per day or €18 per month outside Austria, including data roaming cost. Appello has map data for Western and Eastern Europe and North America.

With 3.8 million customers and a market share of 39.6%, Mobilkom Austria is Austria's leading mobile operator.

Tuesday, October 16th 2007

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