TomTom shifts focus to smartphone mapping services - Mobile World Live

TomTom shifts focus to smartphone mapping services

24 OCT 2011

Dutch satellite navigation and mapping company TomTom is shifting its focus from personal navigation devices to mobile mapping services and in-car satnav systems as it strives to restore growth and profit. TomTom provides real time traffic services through smartphone apps and Internet-connected devices as well as mapping data to businesses. The personal navigation devices division has been suffering from a loss of sales and profits as consumers choose free or cheap navigation software for smartphones and tablet computers.


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Tim joined Mobile World Live in August 2011 and works across all channels, with a particular focus on apps. He came to the GSMA with five years of tech journalism experience, having started his career as a reporter... More

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