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TomTom enables local search capabilities for mobile phones

Johannesburg, 5 September 2014- TomTom Africa, a leader in mapping data, together with Location Based Services partner, deCarta, is proud to announce that they will be supplying a local search application to a top 5 mobile handset manufacturer. Learn more

 


Cape Town Snatches The Title Of “Most Congested City In South Africa”

Johannesburg, 3 June 2014– TomTom (TOM2), a global leader in traffic, today published its 4th annual global traffic index for 2013. The results revealed that Cape Town is now the most congested city in South Africa, surpassing Johannesburg which was the most congested city in 2012. Learn more

 


 

LBS Technology Company, deCarta, Extends Exclusive Distribution Agreement to TomTom Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa – (21 February 2014) – TomTom Africa has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with the world’s leading independent LBS technology company, deCarta. With more than 18 years’ experience, deCarta provides software and services that can add mapping, routing and local search functionality to companies’ services, all in their own branded offerings. Learn more

 



A revolutionary way of translating a location or GPS co-ordinate to a short location code – Mapcodes – a solution for connecting to the ‘un-addressed’ in Africa.

Johannesburg, South Africa (21 February 2014) – mapIT, leading international digital mapping provider, is pleased to announce the adoption of an international standard for representing any location, a Mapcode. This revolutionary addressing system will affect businesses operating in SA and across Africa. mapIT will be incorporating mapcodes into every part of its technology value stack offered to clients and partners. The South Africa Post Office (SAPO) will be incorporating mapcodes into the SAPO National Address Databases. Learn more