Sygic Is the First GPS App to Reach 5 Million Android Downloads

Sygic, the developer of turn-by-turn voice guided GPS navigation for smartphones reached a remarkable 5 million downloads on Android Market within a single year. The app is ranking Top 10 Free Travel and Local apps in the United States and 38 other countries. Sygic has outperformed all third party navigation apps and in terms of number of downloads it is trailing just behind the free Google Maps Navigation.

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Bratislava – February 20, 2012 – Sygic GPS Navigation has reached over 5 million downloads on Android Market during past weekend. It is ahead of all third party navigation apps on the Android Market. The app, which is available as a 7-day free trial and covers regions on four continents, is ranking Top 10 Free Travel and Local apps in 39 countries. To celebrate this event the app is now on time limited sale at http://www.sygic.com.


Downloads of Sygic GPS Navigation app for Android have exceeded the figure of 100 000 in the first month after its launch. Today the app is flying with around the same number of downloads every three days.


“The demand for downloads of our app is so huge that we had to rebuild our server infrastructure completely from scratch. Ensuring accessibility all around the world was a challenge.” says Peter Pecho, Co-Founder and Research & Development Director at Sygic.


“With so many customers asking questions, it was necessary to rethink the way we engage with our community. We brought our support onto an open forum. It is now much easier for users to interact with the Sygic team as well as with each other.” says Simona Parnicka, Community Supervisor at Sygic.


To celebrate 5 million downloads on the Android Market the app is now on time limited sale at http://www.sygic.com.


If you would like to try Sygic GPS Navigation app for Android, please follow this link: QR code


About Sygic: www.sygic.com

Media contact: Simona Parnicka, sparnicka@sygic­.com


At Sygic we develop and sell turn-by-turn voice guided GPS navigation for a wide range of mobile devices. We are working together with map industry leaders for supreme mapping support. Our customers are considered a part of Sygic development family. We listen and respond to suggestions and ideas from our customers, to create the best product possible.


Sygic is currently ranking number 15 in Deloitte's Techno¬­logy Fast 50 Central Europe.