TomTom LIVE subscribers doubled in 2011

At the end of the year 1.5 million people around the globe were actively using TomTom’s LIVE Services, including TomTom HD Traffic, compared to 690,000 at the start of the year.

Currently, over 90% of TomTom’s (Amsterdam, Netherlands) automotive systems and 20% of its Portable Navigation Devices sold in Europe are equipped with LIVE Services.

TomTom LIVE provides drivers will real-time connection to route, weather and traffic information straight to their device.  The service also includes TomTom HD Traffic, Mobile Speed Cameras, Expedia, Trip Advisor, Google Search, LIVE Quick GPS and Weather.

TomTom HD Traffic provides highly accurate traffic information of the whole road network including exit roads, slip roads and minor roads, says TomTom. Over 80 million people share anonymous location data with the company.

The company also announced that it is now providing its fleet management system to 15,000 customers and is used in over 175,000 vehicles.  According to TomTom, this represents a 30% growth rate year-over-year in the number of fleet vehicles the company manages using its fleet management system, and is the largest single-platform fleet management system in Europe.

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