TeleNav Launches GPS Vehicle Tracker with AT&T
By PRESS RELEASE
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- TeleNav, Inc. announced that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has added TeleNav Vehicle Tracker to its portfolio of enterprise mobility services.
TeleNav Vehicle Tracker is a GPS-enabled device that is hard-wired or embedded onto a vehicle. It provides companies of all sizes with a hassle-free method for monitoring and managing fleet operations. Once installed, TeleNav Vehicle Tracker powers up and is active without requiring any additional driver interaction or resources.
"This offering builds on TeleNav's industry-leading mobile resource management solution and provides businesses the ability to actively manage their vehicles, enhance workforce utilization and provide better service," said Igor Glubochansky, director, Industry Solutions for AT&T. "TeleNav Vehicle Tracker from AT&T is backed up by mobile applications consulting and deployment support with a single point of contact, for faster time-to-value for AT&T customers."
TeleNav Vehicle Tracker is accompanied by TeleNav's secure, password-protected and Web-based management console. Managers can log onto the site and view the location of each vehicle in the fleet. The Web console also provides:
- Historical mileage and breadcrumb reports that help organizations analyze fleet performance in order to improve productivity and reduce operational costs
- Notifications to managers via email or SMS when employees violate a company policy for vehicle speed, stop time or mileage
- Detailed information about vehicle activity, including whether the engine is turned on or doors are open
"TeleNav Vehicle Tracker is the ideal solution for any business that needs to monitor and track vehicles," said Sal Dhanani, co-founder and senior director of marketing for TeleNav. "This product combines GPS and Web technologies to make mobile resource management an affordable solution for any business, from large fleets to small plumbing operations."
TeleNav Vehicle Tracker is available immediately on AT&T's wireless network. The TeleNav Vehicle Tracker device is $399.00, with a monthly service charge of approximately $34.00 per device (additional taxes and fees apply) with qualified AT&T data plan and TeleNav Vehicle Tracker service plan rates. Customers also pay a one-time setup fee of $19.99 per unit and $18.00 data plan activation fee. Volume pricing may be available.
About AT&T Inc.
. (NYSE: T - News) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based business communications services and the nation's leading wireless, high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of its three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding its TV entertainment offerings. In 2008, AT&T again ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired Telecommunications Company list and No. 1 on America's Most Admired Telecommunications Company list.
About TeleNav, Inc.
TeleNav, Inc., a privately-held company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, was the first to launch a cell phone GPS system in the United States. Deployed by 14 carriers in 21 countries, TeleNav is a global leader in wireless location-based services (LBS). Currently, the company's solutions are available in four continents, including North and South America, Asia and Europe.
TeleNav's solutions include GPS navigation, Mobile Resource Management (MRM), social networking and local search. The company's flagship service, TeleNav GPS Navigator, offers functionalities comparable to in-car systems and standalone navigation devices, such as automatically-updated maps and business locations, full-color 3D moving maps, traffic alerts with one-click rerouting, location-sharing, business reviews, speech recognition, Wi-Fi hotspot finder, gas price finder and more. TeleNav also delivers its award-winning navigation service on the TeleNav Shotgun, a standalone GPS personal navigation device (PND) tailored specifically for business travelers. TeleNav's enterprise application, TeleNav Track, incorporates GPS-enabled tracking, time sheets, wireless forms and navigation. TeleNav Track is a widely adopted service with over 9,000 customer organizations using it today.
services are available on more than 450 wireless devices and run on most major mobile platforms currently available. TeleNav's partners include Sprint Nextel, AT&T, T-Mobile USA, Alltel, Boost Mobile, SouthernLINC Wireless, Rogers, Bell Mobility, T-Mobile UK, T-Mobile Austria, China Mobile, Vivo Brazil, Telcel, NII Holdings, Research In Motion (RIM), Motorola, Samsung, Sanyo, LG, Palm, HTC, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, NAVTEQ, Tele Atlas, deCarta, INRIX and Qualcomm.