TomTom expands map footprint globally
By Kyle Linsay
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 14:00
TomTom (TOM2) announces the addition of navigable maps for thirteen new countries. TomTom’s global map database now covers over 45.6 million kilometres and 4.3 billion people worldwide, and features full navigable coverage for 134 countries.
“The addition of nearly 3 million kilometres of roads in one year demonstrates TomTom’s commitment to geo-expansion,” said Charles Cautley, Managing Director of TomTom Maps. “We rely on intelligent mapmaking and our transactional mapmaking engine to continuously deliver map updates around the globe, increasing coverage and improving map features for all business customers.”
Global map enhancements include:
The launch of navigable, turn-by-turn maps for Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Peru, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Iraq, Ghana, Rwanda and Burundi.
Introduction of Address Points to enable better geocoding and navigation in Austria, Luxemburg, Turkey and South Africa; significant growth in Address Point coverage for South East Asia reaching 3.6 million.
Significant Points of Interest growth in Mexico, bringing count to more than 3 million.
Launch of 3D Map for Singapore and the debut of visualisation products for the Middle East, with an Advanced City Model of Riyadh and 2D City Maps for 15 cities.
For more information, visit www.tomtom.com.