Navigation Technologies, a provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation, Internet/wireless and business applications, announced May 28 that BellSouth, an online yellow page provider, will incorporate the use of Navtech digital map data into the web site ( Navtech says its map data is unique for its accurate representation of real world driving conditions (turn restrictions, dividers and barriers, traffic flow direction, etc.), street network geometry and addressing capabilities. BellSouth will use Navtech digital map data to enhance its ability to accurately pinpoint businesses on maps for consumers, as well as provide yellow page searches by landmark. "With Navigation Technologies, we found technology that could enhance the quality of our mapping and search functionality," said Charles Stubbs, president, BellSouth Intelligent Media Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of BellSouth Advertising and Publishing Corporation. "BellSouth has created an online directory that enables their customers to locate businesses with confidence," said John MacLeod, executive vice president, North America & World Markets, Navigation Technologies Corporation. "By integrating Navtech digital map data, BellSouth has further improved the online yellow page experience for its consumers." About Navigation Technologies

Navigation Technologies claims to create the digital maps that power navigation and location-based services around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and is privately held. The company's 1,200 employees are in over 100 offices in 18 countries. About BellSouth Corporation

BellSouth Corporation is a communications services company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, serving nearly 45 million customers in the United States and 14 other countries. According to BellSouth, they provide a full array of broadband data and e-commerce solutions to business customers, including Web hosting and other Internet services. In the residential market, BellSouth offers DSL high-speed Internet access, advanced voice features and other services. BellSouth also provides online and directory advertising services, including BellSouth