At the end of the year 1.5 million people around the globe were actively using TomTom LIVE Services
Amsterdam, 20 December 2011 – At the end of the year 1.5 million people around the globe were actively using TomTom LIVE Services, including TomTom HD Traffic. Coming from 690,000 at the start of the year, TomTom continues to see growth in the use of its traffic information.
Currently, over 90% of TomTom’s automotive systems and 20% of TomTom’s Portable Navigation Devices sold in Europe come equipped with LIVE Services.
The quality of traffic services further improved this year. TomTom HD Traffic now provides highly accurate traffic information of the whole road network including exit roads, slip roads and minor roads, which are not covered by competing technologies. Over 80 million people share anonymous location data with TomTom, ensuring HD Traffic provides its community with the best traffic information every other minute.
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TomTom is a global supplier of location and navigation products and services. We provide consumers and enterprise, government and automotive industry customers with digital maps, traffic intelligence, navigation software, PNDs, automotive systems, fleet management services, smartphone apps, fitness devices, POIs and speedcam intelligence.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has over 3,500 employees and operates from 50 locations in 35 countries.
TomTom (AEX: TOM2) is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.tomtom.com. For the most up-to-date route planner, including live traffic information please visit www.tomtom.com/livetraffic
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