NAVTEQ Digital Mapping Solutions Selected by Ask.com for Ask Maps and AskCity
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NAVTEQ Digital Mapping Solutions Selected by Ask.com for Ask Maps and AskCity

CHICAGO, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, today announced that Ask.com, a leading internet search engine and wholly-owned business of IAC/InterActiveCorp, has selected NAVTEQ(R) map data for Ask Maps, the critically acclaimed map and direction service, as well as for the recently introduced AskCity local search service.

With millions of miles of road network, web users gain access to digital maps that aid in routing. In addition, NAVTEQ provides robust Points of Interest (POI) data assisting users in finding popular locales such as restaurants, hotels, gas stations and banks/ATMs. Web surfers can search for specific destinations or conduct local searches to find the POI that matches their needs.

"NAVTEQ's selection as the map of choice for Ask.com highlights the value that location and mapping have for today's consumers," commented Winston Guillory, Senior Vice President - Consumer & Business Sales, NAVTEQ. "We look forward to continuing to expand and grow to meet market needs."

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 approximately 2,100 employees located in 139 offices in 25 countries.

NAVTEQ is a trademark in the U.S. and other countries.

This document may include certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as "expects", "anticipates", "intends", "plans", "believes", "seeks", "estimates" or words of similar meaning. These statements are based on our current beliefs or expectations and are inherently subject to various risks and uncertainties, including those set forth under "Item 1A. Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and "Item 1A. Risk Factors" in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended July 2, 2006, in each case as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory factors. NAVTEQ does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document.

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