Verizon Wireless releases VZ Navigator usage data

VZ Navigator on a LG handset
VZ Navigator on a LG handset
Verizon Wireless revealed today some data regarding the customer use of its off-board navigation solution powered by Networks in Motion.

VZ Navigator Usage (January 2006 – March 2007)

- Verizon Wireless customers use VZ Navigator the most on Saturdays, with more than one million transactions on a recent busy Saturday in March 2007. Customers use VZ Navigator least on Mondays.

- March 2007 was the busiest usage month for VZ Navigator, with Verizon Wireless customers mapping out more than 7.5 million trips.

- Verizon Wireless customers make more than 300,000 requests for directions between two addresses on the busiest days and more than 7.5 million route requests monthly with VZ Navigator.

- Verizon Wireless customers request more than 250,000 maps daily on the busiest days and more than 6 million maps monthly with VZ Navigator.

- Of the 14 million "point of interest" searches available though VZ Navigator, customers download approximately 120,000 on a busy day and more than 2.5 million per month.

- Since the launch of VZ Navigator in January 2006, customers have searched more than 45 million routes, generated 50 million maps and requested 15 million points of interest searches.

Wednesday, May 9th 2007

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