The first ever free-navigation in the Italian market
LONDON, 24.02.2011 – Vodafone Italy announced today that it now provides all its prepaid and post-paid iPhone users with a free mobile location companion, Vodafone Find & Go, powered by Telmap, specially designed to enrich users’ on-the-go experiences, beyond in-car and pedestrian navigation.
Vodafone Find & Go will be free to all iPhone users who purchase a data package, and represents the first time such a service is offered in Italy for free. It will enable users to search for and access up-to-date location-based information and will include:
• A winning application: All-in-one solution including real-time turn-by-turn navigation with 3D moving maps, voice and text instructions announcing street names, dedicated pedestrian navigation, local search and content
• Points of Interests information such as gas stations and parking lots along the way
• Full maps of Italy
Vodafone Italy says: “We are excited to launch Vodafone Find & Go in Italy, following many successful launches in other Vodafone op-cos. We view this as just the beginning, and we plan on continuously enhancing and expanding the service, adding access to many additional content providers, devices and mobile platforms, to create a real valuable proposition for our subscribers”.
“Following Telmap’s successful launches with Vodafone op-cos and Vodafone partner operators across EMEA, we are proud to start working with Vodafone Italy, bringing unique on-the-go experiences to Italian users. We are confident that this partnership will flourish and expand over time, and in the near future we plan on adding more local content that’s relevant to the Italian market, starting with real time traffic and speed cameras information, for an even richer, more valuable user experience”, says Oren Nissim, Telmap CEO.
VF Italy iPhone users can download Vodafone Find & Go here: http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/vodafone-find-go/id413989142?mt=8