Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Selects NAVTEQ for U.S. Map Data Coverage

Agreement supports FCC in enabling analysis of the national broadband map

Chicago, IL — November 04, 2010 — NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announces their agreement with the FCC to supply nationwide map data in support of broadband availability analysis for U.S. states and territories.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 charges the FCC with developing a national broadband plan so that all Americans have access to broadband capability. Under the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Grant Program, each state and territory is required to report broadband availability information for their coverage area on a semi-annual basis. The NAVTEQ® map enables FCC analysis of this input and supports the development of a national broadband map.

NAVTEQ map data includes geospatial vector data layers of important value to broadband mapping including roads, cities, political boundaries, physical features, places, railroads, census boundaries, parks, schools, fire departments, police departments, and hospitals.

“We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our Federal and State government customers,” said Roy Kolstad, vice president, Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ. “The NAVTEQ map is defined by its high level of accuracy, richness of content, rigorous quality testing processes and breadth of coverage, making it the superior choice for the FCC’s broadband initiatives.”

About NAVTEQ

NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. NAVTEQ was founded in 1985 and now supplies comprehensive digital location content to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions. The Chicago-based company is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2010, proudly supported by approximately 5,100 employees located in 212 offices in 48 countries.



Contact:

Stella Smith                                                
NAVTEQ                                                
Tel: 312-894-7614                                         
e-M: Email Contact

Bob Richter
NAVTEQ
Tel: 212-802-8588
e-M: Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Trimble

Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR for Palm Beach County Human Resources at West Palm Beach, FL
Solidworks Product Designer for NASCENT Technology at Charlotte, NC
Developer-Support-Implementation Engineer for EDA Careers at San Francisco Area, CA
CAD/CAM Regional Account Manager (Pacific Northwest) for Vero Software Inc. at Seattle, WA
Upcoming Events
8th International Summer School on Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment: Crisis and Disaster Management at University of Tehran, Kish International Campus Kish Island Iran - Apr 29 - 4, 2017
UGIC CONFERENCE 2017 at Park City Utah - May 8 - 12, 2017
C4ISR Summit 2017 at Armed Forces Officers Club Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates - May 9 - 10, 2017
Teledyne:
InterDrone2017
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy