TeleNav Reveals Cell Phone Navigation Users` Most Popular Holiday Shopping and Dining Destinations

Released on: December 17, 2007, 11:37 am

Press Release Author: TeleNav, Inc.

Industry: Electronics

Press Release Summary: TeleNav identifies top ten local points of interest searched
in the retail and food category.

Press Release Body: Sunnyvale, Calif. - December 17, 2007 - Have you ever wondered
where all those people on the roads are going during the holiday shopping season?
For those inquiring minds, TeleNav has identified the top ten local listing searches
conducted by its community using the Business Finder feature of the TeleNav GPS
Navigator(tm) service.

The top ten POI inquiries in the retail and food category from Black Friday
(November 23) to December 13, 2007, listed by popularity, were:

1. Wal-Mart
2. Starbucks
3. Best Buy
4. Target
5. Home Depot
6. Sprint
7. Radio Shack
8. Lowe\'s
9. Costco
10. McDonald\'s

\"New stores and restaurants are opening every day and traditional maps and online
directions aren\'t always up-to-date. TeleNav GPS Navigator has the advantage of
having ongoing wireless access to more up-to-date information,\" said HP Jin, TeleNav
president, CEO and co-founder. \"It\'s even more important during the holiday season
for consumers to quickly locate and navigate to retail destinations. It\'s very
interesting to see what individuals are searching for this time of year. This
information can help us build additional features into the service to better meet
customer demands.\"

TeleNav GPS Navigator is a cell phone navigation service that provides voice and
on-screen turn-by-turn directions. TeleNav also includes more than ten million
points of interest, including malls, restaurants, coffee shops, hotels and gas
stations by price. To learn more about TeleNav GPS Navigator, as well as sign up for
a free 30-day trial, please visit

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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), asset
GPS tracking (AVL), social networking and local search. The company\'s flagship
product, TeleNav GPS Navigator(tm), is comparable to in-car systems found in luxury
vehicles, offering a superior experience with functionality, such as
automatically-updated maps and business locations, full color 3D moving maps,
traffic alerts and one-click rerouting, location-sharing, business reviews, speech
recognition, Wi-Fi hotspot finder, lowest-price fuel finder and more. 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 8,000 customer organizations using it today.

TeleNav products are available on more than 200 wireless devices and run on all
major mobile platforms currently available. TeleNav\'s partners include Sprint
Nextel, AT&T, T-Mobile USA, Alltel, Boost Mobile, Qwest, SouthernLINC Wireless,
Rogers, Bell Mobility, T-Mobile Austria, China Mobile, Vivo Brazil, NII Holdings,
Research In Motion (RIM), Motorola, Samsung, Sanyo, LG, Palm, HTC, Hewlett Packard,
Nokia, NAVTEQ, Tele Atlas, deCarta, INRIX, Qualcomm and SiRF Technology Holdings.

For more information on TeleNav, please visit


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Contact Details: Amy White / Cari Goodrich
LEWIS PR for TeleNav
Amy: 619 677 2700
Cari: 408-573-3663

Mary Beth Lowell
TeleNav, Inc

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