Business Can Use Tracking Services On AT&T Mobile Devices For Real-Time Visibility of Employee Locations
DALLAS and SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* and TeleNav, Inc. today announced the expansion of TeleNav Track from AT&T, a GPS-enabled mobile resource management (MRM) service for mobile business customers. AT&T will now offer TeleNav Track LITE(TM) to help businesses improve their field service, delivery or sales operations through real-time visibility of employee locations.
TeleNav Track LITE(TM) from AT&T is a tracking service that provides real-time visibility of field employee locations to improve dispatch operations and enhance customer service. It is a Web-based MRM solution that does not require software or GPS on the mobile device. The service works on the AT&T wireless network running on virtually all AT&T mobile devices, laptop cards and wireless equipped notebooks. The service will be available at the end of July.
With TeleNav Track LITE from AT&T, business managers can monitor their mobile workforce and resources with the ability to identify their current location on a map, even when inside buildings(1). The tracking feature is always on and cannot be disabled on the device, providing companies with a constant view into the location of all mobile resources.
"By expanding AT&T's TeleNav Track portfolio, we're able to provide customers of all sizes with the ability to leverage mobile resource management solutions to gain a competitive advantage," said Igor Glubochansky, director, industry solutions, AT&T Business Solutions. "Whether it is through reducing the amount of time drivers are spending on the road or by tracking resources to increase accountability, these solutions can positively impact the bottom line and raise the level of service provided to customers."
"In tough economic times, companies are continually searching for tools to help them operate more efficiently and lower operational costs," said Ravi Acharya, associate director of B2B marketing at TeleNav. "TeleNav Track provides AT&T's business customers with powerful, yet affordable, solutions to better manage their mobile assets and operate with increased speed and efficiency.
AT&T continues to expand its portfolio of industry-specific Location-Based mobile business applications. Working with leading application providers across several vertical industries, AT&T provides end-to-end services from a single source with a single bill, backed up by mobility applications consulting and enterprise-grade support.
For information on pricing or a free consultation, visit http://www.telenavtrack.com or call 1.888.TeleNav.2 (1.888.353.6282).
For more information on AT&T's enterprise mobility offerings, please visit http://www.business.att.com/enterprise/Portfolio/eb_mobility/.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
(1) Device to be located must be turned on and on the AT&T Network. Coverage not available in all areas. Service availability, timeliness or accuracy of location is not guaranteed.
About TeleNav, Inc.
TeleNav, Inc., a privately-held company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, was the first to launch a cell phone GPS system in the United States. Deployed by 14 carriers in 29 countries, TeleNav is a global leader in wireless location-based services (LBS). Currently, the company's solutions are available in four continents, including North and South America, Asia and Europe.
TeleNav's solutions include GPS navigation, Mobile Resource Management (MRM), social networking and local search. The company's flagship service, TeleNav GPS Navigator(TM), offers functionalities comparable to in-car systems and standalone navigation devices, such as automatically-updated maps and business locations, full-color 3D moving maps, traffic alerts with one-click rerouting, location-sharing, business reviews, speech recognition, Wi-Fi hotspot finder, gas price finder and more. TeleNav also delivers its award-winning navigation service on the TeleNav Shotgun(TM), a standalone GPS personal navigation device (PND) tailored specifically for business travelers. TeleNav's enterprise application, TeleNav Track(TM), incorporates GPS-enabled tracking, time sheets, wireless forms and navigation. TeleNav Track is a widely adopted service approximately 9,000 customer organizations using it today.
TeleNav services are available on more than 500 wireless devices and run on most major mobile platforms currently available.
For more information on TeleNav, please visit www.telenav.com.
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