Tata Indicom announced the launch of its QUICKFINDER A-GPS (Assisted Global Positioning System) service in tie-up with Qualcomm which has provided its QPoint solution and gpsOne technology integrated into its chipsets for the service.
The tie-up claims that Tata Indicom subscribers will now be able to experience vastly improved, robust and powerful location-based applications.
“QUICKFINDER will ride on the benefits of A-GPS technology and provide reliability and enhanced applications support to our location-based services. Our new offering is industry leading and offers far greater accuracy and real-time access, since it is based on a hybrid A-GPS and Next-Gen technology platform, riding on Tata Indicom’s robust CDMA network. The A-GPS service will use the most advanced positioning methodology to provide users with precise position information, including inside buildings and structures,” Anil Sardana, Managing Director of Tata Teleservices Limited, said. “At Tata Teleservices, our constant endeavor is to provide customers with advanced and rich wireless services, and this is evident with the deployment of our LBS solution,”
Initially the services will be launched in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Ahmedabad and will be available on Blackberry 8830 as well as MotoRAZR V3.