MapQuest, in partnership with Telmap, recently announced that the newest version of its voice-guided, GPS-enabled wireless application, MapQuest Navigator 5.0, is now available to consumers through navigator.mapquest.com
. Customers who sign up for new version 5.0 between now and December 31, 2007 can download the application directly to their handset and purchase the service for the promotional price of $4.99 per month for the life of the subscription. In addition, MapQuest Navigator 5.0 includes feature enhancements such as live traffic, gas price and station locator, and City’s Best ratings from AOL CityGuide. According to a recent J.D. Power and Associates survey, 40 percent of phone users want their phone to have GPS.New features in the latest version of MapQuest Navigator 5.0 include: • Live Traffic
• AOL CityGuide Content including City’s Best Ratings
• Gas Prices
• Text to Speech (TTS) Technology
• 3D Map View
• Coming soon, users will be able to leverage a new “Send to Navigator” feature, enabling them to research and plan their trips on MapQuest.com and send locations from the site to MapQuest Navigator.