Map24 adds live traffic data to Map24 Mobile

Map24 adds live traffic data to Map24 Mobile

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Mapsolute, the owner of Map24, an Internet portal for maps, directions and points of interest, has announced it has added live traffic data to its Map24 Mobile product, a free route planner and search aid for mobile phones and PDAs.

According to the company, Map24 Mobile gives users access to mapping facilities in the same way that they use the Map24 service online. Map24 Mobile now provides users information on traffic congestion, roadworks, narrow lanes, temporary traffic lights and other traffic conditions.The traffic data is provided by ITIS Holdings plc, a traffic information provider in the UK. Traffic information is updated every four minutes so that the latest and unexpected conditions – such as road accidents – are accounted for.

In addition to live data traffic, the company has introduced the facility to dial points of interest that are on the map, so that users looking for a particular point of interest, such as a restaurant, can view the icon and dial the number that appears, the company claims.

The latest version of Map24 Mobile can be downloaded at http://www.map24.com. No financial details were disclosed.

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