BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, Feb. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - 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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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.
About Sygic http://www.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 Technology Fast 50
SOURCE Sygic a.s.
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