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Map Share added to TomTom iPhone app

20th December 2010 Print

TomTom, the world's leading provider of location and navigation solutions, announces that its newest update to the TomTom App for iPhone, version 1.6, includes Map Share.  With this addition, TomTom continues to deliver the most up-to-date and accurate maps.  The latest version of the TomTom App for iPhone can be purchased on the App Store starting today.

TomTom Map Share enables iPhone users to make changes instantly to their own maps and to benefit from free map updates made by the TomTom community and verified by TomTom.  App users will be able to edit street names, set driving directions and block and unblock streets directly on their maps and share their changes with the TomTom community.  The TomTom App checks for verified map updates including turn restrictions, speed limit changes and crossing changes automatically every week or on-demand as often as the users choose.  With Map Share, App users always have the most up-to-date map in between new map releases.

"We are pleased to bring our exclusive Map Share technology already enjoyed by millions of TomTom users everyday to our iPhone App," said Tom Murray, senior vice president of market development for TomTom Inc.  "With the addition of Map Share, TomTom App users will get free, verified updates via Map Share anytime on top of the most accurate map available on-board."

TomTom HD Traffic

It's officially the quickest way through the traffic.  With more accurate traffic info, wider coverage, and up to seven times more updates than anyone else, independent tests prove HD Traffic is the best way to beat the jams.

TomTom HD Traffic is an optional subscription-based service available for in-App purchase.

A 12-month subscription for HD Traffic is priced at £22.99.  A 1-month subscription for HD Traffic is priced at £3.49.

Availability and price

The TomTom App for iPhone is available for purchase via the App Store.  Continental and regional versions are available today for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod touch users at

Pricing varies by market.  TomTom Western Europe and UK/Republic of Ireland Apps are currently available at a special price of £42.99 and £39.99, respectively.

TomTom App for iPhone runs on iOS 3 and iOS 4, however users should upgrade to iOS 4 to be able to take full advantage of the application's features.