SUNNYVALE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—March 15, 2007— AnchorFree, a directory of over 15,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots has joined Tele Atlas ContentLink(TM), making its free wireless internet location data easily accessible to global application developers and GPS device manufacturers. Tele Atlas ContentLink, launched today by Tele Atlas, is designed to streamline time-to-market by allowing developers to rapidly discover and obtain the latest content provided by publishers such as free Wi-Fi hotspot data.
By participating in Tele Atlas ContentLink, AnchorFree will
provide application developers access to the world's largest listing
of free Wi-Fi locations including cafes, hotels, and airports.
Developers can then search, acquire and download the content to create
highly targeted applications and personalized downloads for hand-held
and in-car navigation systems, mobile and wireless devices, Internet
solutions and location-based services (LBS).
"We are pleased to work with Tele Atlas to offer application
developers an efficient way to take advantage of AnchorFree's free
Wi-Fi hotspot data," said Ryan MacCarthy, Director of Web Community at
AnchorFree. "Free wireless internet access is in very high demand by
consumers; we are delighted to give application developers the
opportunity to take advantage of this sought-after data."
To learn more about Tele Atlas ContentLink and AnchorFree,
application developers can visit:
AnchorFree provides consumers and businesses the world's largest
directory and network of free Wi-Fi hotspots. The company's network
includes Wi-Fi hotspots and "Hot Zones" in the nation's major
metropolitan retail districts. AnchorFree is currently expanding free
wi-fi access by offering cafes and other locations a free wireless
router. For further information, please visit: