Chicago, IL – May 15, 2006 – NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, is providing its map data to Mapcom Systems for integration with its industry leading Geographical Operations System (GOS) software, M4 Solutions. Mapcom’s M4 Solutions software is used by telecommunication companies to map and manage inside and outside plant operations, as well as to openly integrate plant records with existing billing, accounting and customer service applications.
Mapcom Systems is a leader in GOS solutions for the telecommunications industry, providing software and data conversion as well as integration and workflow analysis services. Mapcom Systems will incorporate NAVTEQ maps for use as its standard land base in the United States due to NAVTEQ's highly accurate and comprehensive coverage. Under this new agreement, NAVTEQ will deliver quarterly updates of its map database to Mapcom Systems, for integration and deployment with its mapping solutions.
NAVTEQ’s detailed map data will support plant management operations by enabling M4 customers’ new installs to be completed in less time, as well as helping dispatched service vehicles more readily find their trouble tickets and service orders locations.
“We selected NAVTEQ due to the quality and precision of its database knowing that our customers will benefit significantly through its use,” said Chuck Flournoy, Vice President of Mapcom Systems. “In our Geographical Operations System (GOS) deployments, the entire company accesses correlated data geographically, so NAVTEQ’s superior land base is of critical importance.”
“Mapcom’s new solutions serve telecommunications customers who rely on and demand the most comprehensive and accurate data,” stated Roy Kolstad, Vice President and General Manager – Business and Government Solutions, NAVTEQ. “Mapcom Systems has developed an impressive suite of M4 Solutions software and NAVTEQ is excited to be part of it.
About Mapcom Systems
Mapcom Systems is the creator of the M4 Solutions software suite, the first completely open Geographical Operations System (GOS) software for telecommunications companies. M4’s open-system approach enables its users to link planning and mapping data directly with their existing asset, customer and billing information. Unlike other programs, M4 integrates with every ODBC database and will integrate with any CAD and billing system, creating a seamless repository for plant and customer information. Mapcom Systems also provides consulting services for workflow management, data integration and asset documentation as well as record conversion and project management services. For more information contact the Richmond, VA office at 800.745.MAPS (6277) or visit www.mapcom.com.
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NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 1,900 employees located in 131 offices in 23 countries.
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