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The leading US supplier of application technology and location-based solutions expands into Europe


Telcontar, a leading supplier of software and services for real-time location-based solutions today announced the appointment of Graham Page as Managing Director Europe. Based in London, Page will be responsible for all European operations planned for the UK, Germany and other major countries. He will also be a member of the corporate executive management team, located in California, USA.


Telecontar provides software and integration services to providers of location-based applications including vehicle telematics systems, wired Internet solutions, wireless Internet and cell phone applications. The location-based services supplied range from driving directions, real-time traffic data and maps. Telcontar’s map management software and multi-dimensional spatial data access products allow location-based service providers to integrate digital maps with traditional database content drawn from multiple services. This provides fast accurate access to comprehensive map and data services.


Page has a strong background of general management including sales, marketing, implementation and support of application software throughout Europe. Previous roles include Vice President Europe at both Sherpa Corporation and ASK Computer Systems, and Managing Director at Numetrix. In each case Page was responsible for restructuring and building successful, profitable operations.


“The demand for location-based information is immense, and increasing all the time, particularly in the wireless and telematics sectors. Telcontar has the leading technology platform for providing these services.” Page commented, “I am looking forward to setting up the European operation for Telcontar’s products and services in what is going to be a fast moving and dynamic market. We already have several significant deals with high profile organisations in the pipeline, so watch this space!”


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About Telcontar


Telcontar is the provider of the premier software platform for location-based services. Telcontar’s clients use its Drill Down ServerÔ to offer their own customers such services as driving directions, real-time traffic information, and maps. Telcontar’s services are also used by vehicular or personal emergency response call centres as well as for fleet tracking and dispatch. The company specialises in integrating digital maps with traditional database content drawn from multiple sources.


In March 2001, Telcontar secured .5m of second round funding from a consortium of companies led by Ford Motor Company.


Telcontar is privately held and headquartered in San Jose, California with field offices in Los Angeles, Dallas and the United Kingdom.


TRADEMARKS: Telcontar and Drill Down Server are trademarks or registered trademarks of Telcontar. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.



For more information visit: http://www.telcontar.com or call:


Graham Page
Telcontar
Tel: 01462 442778
Email: gpage@telcontar.com


Mary Phillips/Andreina West
PR Artistry Ltd
Tel: 01491 636191
email: mary@pra-ltd.co.uk


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