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AutoNavi's Free Mobile Map App Tops 100 Million Users in China
AutoNavi Holdings Limited ("AutoNavi" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:AMAP), a leading provider of digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions in China, announced that its free mobile map application ("app") has surpassed 100 million users as of today. According to a report issued today by Analysys International, an independent market research firm, AutoNavi joins only five other Chinese companies with mobile applications of greater than 100 million users. The other companies are Tencent, Alibaba Group, Qihoo 360, SINA Corporation and UCWeb.
"This achievement is an important milestone for our Company. We are thrilled that AutoNavi's mobile map app has joined such a premier group of popular applications," said Mr. Congwu Cheng, chief executive officer of AutoNavi. "We are proud and gratified that so many users choose and enjoy AutoNavi's mobile map app in fulfilling their navigation and location-based service needs. The popularity of our map app also reflects the remarkable extent to which location-based solutions have become part of the daily life of China's mobile Internet users."
AutoNavi's free mobile map app integrates the Company's digital map database with complementary content from vertical service providers, offering end users location-relevant information and services. The app works with all major smartphone operating systems, and also provides user-access through mobile browsers. Key features include, among other things, online navigation, personalized and optimized routing information, estimated arrival time, real-time traffic information with user-generated content, traffic broadcasts, interoperability with SINA's Weibo app, 3D views.
Users can download AutoNavi's free mobile map app at http://www.amap.com/, as well as through all the major app stores in China.
About AutoNavi Holdings Limited
AutoNavi Holdings Limited (Nasdaq:AMAP) is a leading provider of digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions in China. At the core of its business is a comprehensive nationwide digital map database that covers approximately 3.6 million kilometers of roadway and over 20 million points of interest across China. Through its digital map database and proprietary technology platform, AutoNavi provides comprehensive, integrated navigation and location-based solutions optimized for the Chinese market and users, including automotive navigation solutions, mobile location-based solutions and Internet location-based solutions, and public sector and enterprise applications. For more information on AutoNavi, please visit http://www.autonavi.com/.