NAVTEQ Provides First Map of Indonesia

Asia-Pacific Footprint Now Includes Eleven Countries

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has announced release of navigable map coverage in Indonesia. The initial NAVTEQ(R) map of Indonesia includes over 250,000 km of road network. The greater Jakarta coverage includes areas of NAVTEQ's highest coverage level, inclusion and verification of up to 260 road attributes. NAVTEQ provides up to 260 road attributes in its maps, and uses geographic analysts to verify them for accuracy, enabling customers to develop turn-by-turn navigation guidance. With the third largest concentration of mobile telecommunication devices in the Asia Pacific region, opportunity for carriers and hand-set manufacturers, to develop navigation and location-based services in Indonesia is growing.

"NAVTEQ recognizes that our customers need a proven quality map to be successful," stated Rafay Khan, vice president of Business Development for Asia Pacific. "We are supporting their efforts by building the country to the same global specification and processes, as our other country maps, enabling them to rapidly develop the services and products their customers are demanding."

Local geographic analysts, trained by NAVTEQ field personnel collaborated to build the Indonesia map providing the benefit of local knowledge and ensuring that the NAVTEQ global specification was maintained.

"Our quality and adherence to the global database specification is supported by a stringent validation process that includes hundreds of in-line validation rules. This process is designed to provide our customers with a highly accurate and reliable map of the region that can accommodate country-specific nuances," reported Aaron Dannenbring, NAVTEQ director of Product Management for Asia Pacific.

NAVTEQ has extensive coverage in Asia including, along with Indonesia, maps for the following countries and territories: Australia, Brunei, China coverage -- Hong Kong and Macau, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.

About NAVTEQ

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 more than 3,600 employees located in 187 offices and in 39 countries.

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