Tele Atlas gets South Korean Maps from SK Energy



Tele Atlas gets South Korean Maps from SK Energy
Tele Atlas gets South Korean Maps from SK Energy
Digital Map provider Tele Atlas said today it has partnered with South Korean map provider SK Energy (SKE) to license and resell SKE’s digital maps and enhanced content to its global customer base. This agreement expands Tele Atlas map coverage in the Asia-Pacific region to 13 countries and territories.

Under the terms of the agreement, Tele Atlas will gain access to SKE’s existing database of more than 186,000 kilometers of navigable roads in South Korea, covering nearly 100 percent of the country, 3,800 municipalities and 50 million inhabitants. The maps will include enhanced features such as 40 million address points, 1.3 million points of interest, 2D City Maps, 3D landmarks, detailed views of complex road junctions, speed camera information and live traffic services to deliver the most comprehensive offering to personal navigation, wireless, Internet, automotive and enterprise customers.

SKE will provide regular updates to Tele Atlas while the latter will leverage this data along with its proven data sourcing processes, including “leveraging input from the community of navigation device and application users”, explained the press release. SKE also will become a value added partner and reseller of Tele Atlas global products to the SK subsidiaries and SKE partners.

Tuesday, November 18th 2008


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