South Africa’s TomTom Unveils ‘GO Mobile’, A Free Android App

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TomTom has launched a new navigation app with TomTom Traffic in South Africa. With this app people can now experience TomTom’s premium navigation and get real-time traffic information, driving up to 75km every month at no additional cost.  

Drivers receive 75 free kilometres every month, which includes TomTom’s premium navigation, TomTom Traffic and TomTom Speed Cameras. On the first of every month the free 75kms are added to the driver’s app. These kilometres are not accumulated if not driven in the 30 days. A mobile data plan with the user’s chosen mobile network provider is required in order to be able to access all of the features of the app.

Sharing the same user interface as TomTom GO satnav, the mobile app now helps drivers get to their destinations faster, every day. With offline Maps, TomTom Traffic, superior routing and Speed Camera warnings, the app is the ideal travel companion for mobile users.

“The TomTom GO Mobile app for Android is made for drivers who want to experience the best of TomTom on their smartphone,” says Corinne Vigreux, Managing Director, TomTom Consumer. “We entirely rethought our Mobile solution so every driver has the chance to try navigation with TomTom Traffic. Now all android owners can avoid the traffic jams and get to their destinations faster, every day.”

The app is free to download, and users can drive every month for 75km at no additional cost, depending on the network’s policy. Users can also choose to subscribe to unlimited driving for one year or for three years as needed.

The pricing for the purchase of the app is charged for unlimited kilometers, for 12months, users will pay R249.99; for three years users will pay R549.99. The app is now available to download from the Google Play store for free.

The app, however is not compatible to all smartphones, so effectiveness you will need a Gmail account and a phone with Android v4.0.3 or higher and a screen resolution of 800 x 480 pixels or higher.

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