T-Mobile, the product brand of Deutsche Telekom, one of the leading integrated telecommunications companies worldwide, and deCarta, the leading supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, today announced a strategic partnership agreement. Under the agreement an advanced set of LBS Services will be delivered enabling T-Mobile customers to benefit from true mobile and web convergence as part of T-Mobile’s web‘n’walk offering.
T-Mobile and NAVIGON are expanding their close cooperation. Now, the next logical step will follow, shortly following the common introduction of innovative navigation solutions for the iPhone 3G and the iPhone 3G S as well as for Android and Windows Mobile-based Smartphones: The companies jointly develop a machine-to-machine (M2M) telematic solution which enables the customers to retrieve comprehensive information, tips and advice Europe-wide about routes and destinations – and to do this particularly quickly and with high quality. The navigation devices access the central server over an internal SIM card via the T-Mobile network for this.
TeleNav announced that TeleNav GPS Navigator will be one of the first turn-by-turn GPS navigation services available to run on the T-Mobile® myTouch™ 3G with Google. TeleNav GPS Navigator will be available for a free 30-day trial beginning tomorrow, August 5, when the device goes on sale in retail stores and online. To sign up for the free trial, T-Mobile MyTouch 3G customers should visit TeleNav’s website.
Offering adventure seekers and fitness enthusiasts another reason to love the great outdoors, Trimble TRMB announced today that its Trimble Outdoors(TM) family of lifestyle applications are now available for customers of T-Mobile USA, Inc. on their selection of GPS-enabled phones. With the AllSport GPS(TM), Geocache Navigator(TM) and Trimble Outdoors applications, T-Mobile USA customers have an easy-to-use and affordable way to harness the power of GPS, directly on their cell phone as they participate in outdoor activities like hiking, backpacking, fishing, biking, running, walking or even geocaching.
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