Jem Telecom Launches Navigation Application Bundle for BlackBerry Smartphone Users
Jem Telecom, a leading UK mobile data distributor of BlackBerry® smartphones, today announced the launch of its Navigation Solution Bundle aimed at UK business employees who spend a significant amount of time out of the office.
[ClickPress, Mon Jul 09 2007] Jem Telecom, a leading UK mobile data distributor of BlackBerry® smartphones, today announced the launch of its Navigation Solution Bundle aimed at UK business employees who spend a significant amount of time out of the office.
The Navigation Solution Bundle is comprised of third party applications including the TeleNav GPS Navigator™, live traffic information from Traffic TV and journey planning tools from PlanaJourney. The package is priced at just £9.99 per month and is compatible* with the BlackBerry® Pearl™, the BlackBerry® 8800 and the BlackBerry® Curve™ smartphones.
Jason Theakston, CEO of Jem Telecom said “Jem Telecom has collaborated with organisations in the BlackBerry® ISV Alliance program to create a single source supply of a wide range of horizontal and vertical navigation application bundles for BlackBerry smartphone users.
“Our unique hosting and managed service platform enables us to rapidly deploy applications, and provides our clients with a simple monthly subscription model.
“Bundling applications improves ROI for our clients and delivers solutions that address the needs of different departments within their organisation.”
Satellite navigation developed by TeleNav, a world leader in mapping and navigation solutions, provides the user with detailed 3D moving maps, voice and on-screen driving directions. TeleNav GPS Navigator is capable of GPS-enabled location searches for nearby business addresses and other unique points of interest. Further features include optimised routing calculation for fastest or shortest in-car/pedestrian route, and direct dialling to points of interest such as restaurants, hotels and theatres.
Traffic TV is the ultimate map based tool providing live traffic-delay information from Trafficmaster™ covering the entire UK motorway and main road network as well as CCTV camera pictures from over 600 camera sites.
The Journey Planning tool from PlanaJourney, provides fast immediate access to public transport timetables covering tubes, trains, coaches, ferries and flights. It is simple to use and provides information about the shortest journey times with the least number of changes for each departure time.
* The new range of navigation solutions works out of the box for the BlackBerry 8800 smartphone which has built-in GPS. A separate GPS receiver must be used in conjunction with the BlackBerry Pearl or BlackBerry Curve smartphones to take advantage of location based services.
About Jem Telecom
Jem Telecom has over four years experience selling and assisting the IT industry to deliver BlackBerry solutions in the UK. Jem Telecom specialises in deployments of the BlackBerry platform and applications, and is a BlackBerry® Systems Integrator Alliance Member™. Jem Telecom delivers third party applications that are simple to use and ‘plug and play’ offerings to bespoke customised projects.