Tata Indicom launches Quickfinder A-GPS Service
TATA TELESERVICES, the Indian service provider, today announced the launch of Quckfinder A-GPS service.
The first-of-its-kind location-based service will be available exclusively to Tata Indicom subscribers, and is powered by Qualcomm’s QPoint solution and gpsOne technology integrated into Qualcomm chipsets.Quickfinder will deliver advanced location-based services, enabling consumers and enterprises to pin-point locations of interest or track vehicles and consignments from origin to destination in real time.
With the launch of the service, Tata Indicom subscribers will now be able to experience vastly improved, robust and powerful location-based applications on their mobile handsets and devices.
“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.”
“Qualcomm is pleased to collaborate with Tata Teleservices for the launch of Quickfinder A-GPS service which is an industry-first and offers advanced location services experience to Indian consumers and enterprises,” said Kanwalinder Singh, Senior Vice President Qualcomm Inc and President of Qualcomm India and South Asia.
“Quickfinder leverages Qualcomm’s industry leading integrated gpsOne position-location technology and QPoint location solution to offer the most reliable location-based services in real time, working seamlessly in open, indoor and dense urban environments. As a technology partner, we also have extended our support towards network deployment, integration and end-to-end validation on Tata Teleservices’ robust CDMA network to ensure accurate location services for the Indian market.”
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