16th July, Brighton, UK: Sygic and Proporta announce the start of a strategic partnership which sees the appointment of Brighton-based Proporta as Sygic's exclusive distributor of its award-winning Mobile Maps range of navigation software for mobile phones for the retail market in UK & Ireland.
Sygic, based in Bratislava, Slovakia, develops and sells turn-by-turn voice guided GPS navigation for a wide range of mobile phones, available in multiple languages. Its latest Mobile Maps 10 supports Android, Symbian and Windows Mobile, with the latest digital maps covering the whole of Europe.
Guy Monson, Proporta's Managing Ditrector commented „Proporta has been looking to diversify its product portfolio beyond our traditional strength of cases and other physical accessories. Distributing world-class GPS software is a major step for us to achieve this, and Sygic have impressed us with their determination to establish themselves in this burgeoning market.“
Michal Stencl, Sygic Founder and CEO said „The UK is a key market for us and we are delighted to partner with Proporta, whose reputation in providing quality products within the mobile phone sector is second to none.“
Proporta will initially be bringing two Sygic products to market: Mobile Maps
10 Europe (RRP £69.99) and Mobile Maps 10 UK & Ireland (RRP £39.99). It
will be developing UK retail sales in close association with Brightpoint GB,
with whom Proporta has established a strong partnership in the mobile phone
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For further information contact:
Rosie Swaffer, Proporta: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Hurbanic, Sygic: email@example.com
Sygic develops, markets and sells innovative, location-based products and turn-by-turn voice-guided GPS navigation software. Sygic applications are present across more than 200 types of devices and operating systems, including iPhone, Symbian, Maemo, Android, Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Windows XP/Vista and Linux. Sygic works with map industry leaders to ensure excellent mapping support in all regions of the world, and cooperates with leading PND, phone and PMP manufacturers globally.
Proporta has been designing and manufacturing the best mobile device accessories for the past 14 years, designed to perfectly suit the needs of the everyday business user. As well as stylish and protective PDA and Smartphone cases, gadgets for your MP3 player and iPod, not very interesting (but really important) cables, screen protectors and PDA accessories, Proporta also provide charging solutions, Bluetooth keyboards, GPS accessories and solutions, Smartphone cables, Blackberry cases, iPod cases and a whole range of laptop, gaming and camera accessories.
About Sygic Mobile Maps
Key Features and Benefits
Includes all latest maps across whole of Europe
Includes latest safety cameras, speed limits, railway crossings for enhanced safety
Clear road signs and lane assistant
Automatic day and night vision mode
User interface and voice guide available in 30 languages
Contains millions of Points of Interest (option to call, navigate, nearby parking)
Multi-stop route planning option
Avoid traffic blocks with single click
Save and organise favourites
Customisable navigation screen