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Feb 28, 2007

NAVTEQ Releases Digital Map of Thailand

NAVTEQ announced that it has released its first digital map of Thailand. The map covers a population of more than six million and includes over 15,500 kilometers of road network within the province of Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon).

Rafay Khan, Vice President for the firm's Asia Pacific division says it's part of NAVTEQ'S plan to establish a establish a presence and do business in local markets to meet the needs of the firm's global customers.

Currently NAVTEQ offers digital maps in nine countries or territories in the Asia Pacific region. The firm plans to release maps for six more countries or territories this year.

Based in Chicago, NAVTEQ employs about 2,100 people across the world developing and updating digital map information for automotive, mobile and Internet-based mapping applications.

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