Google, Tele Atlas Ink Maps Deal

Good news for Google Maps and Maps for Mobile users. Google and navigation and LBS content provider Tele Atlas have inked a long-term license agreement that gives Google access to Tele Atlas maps and content in some 200 countries.

The deal covers Google Maps, Google Earth and any future map-based or navigation service Google decides to deploy for mobile, online and desktop platforms. It also allows for Tele Atlas to edit its maps based on input from Google users.