MediaMobile Taps TomTom for Traffic Info on German DAB+ Network

June 20, 2013


Stuttgart - Jun 17, 2013 - Mediamobile has signed a new partnership agreement with TomTom, a supplier of navigation products and services. TomTom will contribute traffic information for MediaMobile's nationwide traffic service, which is broadcast over its V-Traffic DAB network.

German motorists can look forward to receiving traffic information over a data channel with 400 times the capacity of traditional RDS-TMC services. The information is transmitted directly to motorists' navigation or infotainment systems, helping them to travel smarter, to save fuel and to drive safely. The service is offered on a lifetime basis - a value-for-money proposition with no additional subscription or connection costs on top of the initial fee included in the equipment purchase price.

Mediamobile's V-Traffic DAB traffic service is broadcast over the DAB network using the TPEG protocol. The service has two key components: Traffic Alerts (TEC) inform drivers of events such as accidents, road closures and roadworks; Traffic Flow Information (TFP) provides accurate vehicle travel speed information covering 190,000 kilometres of Germany's major roads.



Receive regular news and technology updates. Sign up for our free newsletter here.

Comments