Nokia Users Get Free Maps From Satnav

SatNav Technologies has launched a free version of GPS Navigation Software and Maps for Symbian OS phones by Nokia. The free navigation software with maps of 412+ cities of India can be downloaded from

Windows-based phones from HTC, HP, imate, Asus and Acer are already offering SatGuide Navigation Maps. With this move, SatNav has reached out to the large base of Nokia users who will now be able to access extensive localized Indian maps and chose from the application most suited to them.

Nokia users can use the software for free for up to 10 times and then either reinstall once again to continue using it for free or upgrade with a one-time payment of Rs. 2138 and use it lifelong without recurring charges or reinstallation. SatGuide is an onboard solution, which allows users to avoid incurring heavy GPS subscription prices. The software will provide an access to detailed maps for 412+ Indian cities and over 16 lakh point of interests (POI's).

In addition, SatGuide offers partner's maps for US, Canada and Europe which allow users to navigate across the globe using one single mobile device.

SatNav is also giving a cask back offer to those downloading the free version from If they choose to upgrade the software within 30 days of the downloading the free version, they will get Rs 1000 from the company which in effect would mean a 50% discount on the regular price. This offer is only for a limited period and for those who purchase from the website.

Amit Prasad, Founder and CEO of SatNav Technologies said, "We are leaving no stone unturned to spread awareness about GPS technology amongst consumers in India because it offers immense value and makes a positive impact on the daily lives of individuals across the country. At the same time we also aim at providing quality solutions at an affordable price for the mass market. Our latest initiative empowers users to try our services and evaluate the value proposition before taking a call on which application they would like to use in the long term. "

The SatGuide Mobile Navigation Software can be installed on most Symbian OS phones by Nokia - N95, E66, 6110, N82, 6210, E57, 6220, N78, N96, N73.

Published Date: Dec 17, 2009 02:08 pm | Updated Date: Dec 17, 2009 02:08 pm