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NAVTEQ Pushing Garmin for More Frequent Updates?

May
30
2008

I saw this on the website of a Texas TV station, KXAN. They were talking about digital mapping, map updates, and GPS devices. Specifically they were talking to a couple of NAVTEQ mappers. If your device is a Garmin, make sure the company has purchased the most recent data from NAVTEQ to ensure the money […]

2 Responses


  1. I’ll be fairly surprised if by this time next year, Garmin has not gone to at least bi-annual updates.

    Gatorguy - May 30th, 2008
  2. I’d certainly like to see that as well! But something tells me that since they used “2009” as the name of the current map that they might not yet be that close to a transition. In talks I’ve had with people from Garmin about more frequent map updates their response was generally that they think one year is good enough for the majority of their customers. In that respect I don’t disagree with them.

    Tim - May 31st, 2008



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