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May 29, 2013 08:31 ET

HERE Expands Real-Time Traffic to Sixteen New Cities in Russia

Brings Reliable Traffic Information to More Russian Customers

ESPOO, FINLAND and MOSCOW, RUSSIA--(Marketwired - May 29, 2013) - HERE, a Nokia business, today announced traffic information for 16 new cities in Russia, a country afflicted with some of the world's worst traffic conditions. Last year reported traffic accidents in the country grew by 1.9%, to more than 203,000 and Moscow drivers spent an extra 127 hours on the road due to traffic.

The expansion of HERE brings real-time traffic content through broadcast radio and mobile operators to more customers in the Russian market and total HERE Traffic coverage in the country to 31 cities.

"Reliability and timely information are not trivial concerns for Russian drivers. At HERE, we gather and process billions of real-time GPS data probe points every month to deliver high quality, automotive grade maps so that drivers can better maneuver through traffic," said Ogi Redzic, Vice President for Traffic at HERE, a Nokia business unit. "Our expansion in Russia underscores our deep commitment to providing local market expertise and helping people in the country save time, fuel and experience less stress while driving."

HERE Traffic is used by a broad range of OEM and automotive customers in the country including Alpine Electronics and Carmani Supply Chain Specialists.

HERE has more than a decade of experience in delivering real-time traffic across the broadest set of distribution channels. Currently HERE Traffic is offered in 33 countries and is available in in-vehicle navigation, personal navigation devices, mobile phone users, tablets and websites. HERE aggregates and analyzes traffic data from a vast wealth of sources, including the world's largest compilation of both commercial and consumer probe data, the world's largest fixed proprietary sensor network, event-based data collected from government sources, and billions of historical traffic records. For more information on HERE, please visit

|HERE Traffic Launches 16 New Cities In Russia  (16)                     |
|Izhevsk    |Lipetsk            |Ryazan     |Sochi         |Tyumen       |
|Kemerovo   |Naberezhniye Chelny|Saratov    |Surgut        |Vladivostok  |
|Orenburg   |Irkutsk            |Stavropol  |Volgograd     |Barnaul      |
|Omsk       |                   |           |              |             |
|HERE Traffic Initial City Coverage In Russia  (15)                      |
|Chelyabinsk|Krasnoyarsk        |Novosibirsk|Samara        |Ufa          |
|Kazan      |Moscow             |Perm       |St. Petersburg|Voronezh     |
|Krasnodar  |Nizhny Novgorod    |Rostov     |Togliatti     |Yekaterinburg|

About HERE and Nokia

HERE, a Nokia business, is offering the first location cloud that delivers people the world's best maps and location experiences across more screens and operating systems unified under the HERE brand. To learn more about HERE, visit

Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have become an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day, more than 1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and share experiences, access information, find their way or simply to speak to one another. Nokia's technological and design innovations have made its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more information, visit

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