Telmap, pioneers in mobile location-based services, announced today a partnership with Decell, a leading provider of traffic information including real-time road status and related transportation services. By collaborating with Decell, Telmap is now able to provide a unique navigation service to its users in Israel by providing them with real-time information on available parking spaces with regards to the users’ location.
This innovative service is currently available to subscribers using the Telmap Mobile Location Platform on all four leading Israeli cellular operators (Orange, Pelephone, Cellcom and Hot Mobile). Users can at any time get recommendations on parking lots with available vacancies relative to their current proximity. Currently this service is available in a selection of car parks in Tel Aviv and in the coming weeks it will be expanded to include cooperation in dozens of car parks across the country.
“We are always seeking to provide added-value services to our users who are on-the-go and we classify finding a parking space as one of the recurring tasks that we all encounter while on-the-go. Our collaboration with Decell in Israel aims to provide a functional, innovative and substantially useful solution that empowers the Telmap user to find a parking spot on demand." – Motti Kushnir, Chief Marketing Officer
Decell is Telmap's premium traffic information and services provider in Israel for the past four years. Decell's traffic services are designed to shorten drivers' arrival time to their final destination as much as possible. Real-time data regarding the availability of parking lots holds a great value to drivers by saving time not only on the roads, but throughout their entire journey.
"We are very proud to present another unique service in cooperation with Telmap. Relevant information regarding parking spaces at any given time is a natural completion to Decell's rich real-time traffic data. As a premium traffic information provider, Decell constantly expands its offering and promotes the best experience for drivers."- Jonathan Silverberg, CEO of Decell
Telmap is a world leader in mobile location-based services. Telmap has established a solid reputation for providing its customers, the mobile operators, with innovative, value-added location-based services that enrich on-the-go experiences through integration of local content, community interactions, and relevant offers, in order to generate new business opportunities and revenue streams.
With the market now fully primed for mobile location-based services – due to 3G infrastructure, availability of advanced, GPS-enabled handsets and a high level of user awareness – Telmap’s unique approach to local search, location-based social interactions, and location-based retail offerings in addition to its extensive expertise in navigation, mapping, routing , content exploration and discovery, perfectly positions it to lead the charge toward mass adoption of mobile location-based services.