[talk-ph] Navteq/Nokia finally shows their mapping data for the Philippines

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 04:55:30 GMT 2010

Out of simple curiosity, is there a way to detect that some of our
data was conflated into the navteq ph coverage?  I believe navteq
contracted a local company to update Philippine data.

> Looking at their maps, the road data for Metro Manila and surrounding area
> seems good and somewhat up-to-date (though I can easily spot several
> out-of-date portions). For instance they barely pass my Bonifacio Global
> City test but fail the C-5 extension test. Coastline data is pretty bad, on
> the other hand.
> In terms of coverage, I think they can match Google's Map Maker data.
Is navteq's data similiar to G's MMaker outside Metro Manila?

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