TomTom extends strategic partnership with MiTAC
~ New agreement expands the range of class-leading navigation services supplied by TomTom ~
Barcelona, Mobile World Congress, 26 February 2013 – Today, TomTom announces the extension of its longstanding partnership with leading PND supplier MiTAC International Corporation. Under the global agreement, TomTom will provide a range of world-class navigational services for use in all of the PND brands owned by MiTAC including Mio, Navman and Magellan. PNDs from MiTAC brands will continue to be powered by TomTom maps and associated location content. This includes navigable map data for over 100 countries, Points of Interest, 3D Landmarks and Voice Maps among other products.
"Navman, Mio and Magellan are some of the most respected PND brands in the world," says Steve Chang, Vice Present at MiTAC International Corporation. "That is why I am so pleased about this extension of our relationship with TomTom. I am confident that their world-class data and services will ensure we remain at the forefront of the global market for years to come."
"The reputation of Mio, Navman and Magellan PNDs depends upon the quality of the map data and navigational services that they provide," says Charles Cautley, Managing Director Licensing at TomTom. "That's why today's announcement is so important. Once again, MiTAC has trusted TomTom to power the strategic futures of these global brands."