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[June 19, 2014]

TomTom Powers MapQuest's Core Map Data with New Partnership

AMSTERDAM --(Business Wire)--

TomTom (News - Alert) (TOM2) has today announced a multi-year partnership with AOL Inc. to power its core mapping services for AOL's MapQuest, Inc. MapQuest users will now have access to TomTom's extensive digital map database, across all digital platforms including MapQuest.com and its smartphone and tablet iOS and Android apps.

"We are delighted to enhance the digital mapping network of MapQuest with this partnership," commented Charles Cautley, Managing Director of TomTom Licensing. "Having access to the most accurate mapping technology ensures that millions of people can make smarter decisions on every journey."

"We are thrilled to partner with a global mapping leader such as TomTom," said Brian McMahon, general manager, MapQuest. "Every day, millions of people depend on MapQuest for maps and driving directions to find their way. By extending TomTom's mapping expertise across our platforms globally, we are continuing our commitment to provide MapQuest users with a best-in-breed mapping experience."


For more details, visit http://www.tomtom.com/en_gb/licensing/

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About TomTom

TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products.

Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 3,600 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries.

About MapQuest, Inc.

MapQuest provides Internet, mobile and business solutions delivering on the promise of helping people dream, plan, share and go wherever the map meets their life. MapQuest is one of the leading mapping brands online, reaching 40.5 million users across desktop, tablet, and/or mobile devices (according to comScore Media Metrix as of May 2014). MapQuest's mobile solutions are compatible with a variety of mobile devices, including iPhone (News - Alert) and Android devices. MapQuest, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL), is based in Denver, Colo.


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