One of Nokia’s biggest assets are surely Location-Based Services with Navteq database (acquired for $8,1 bln in 2007). The biggest value of Nokia Maps is that you can have everything off-line – great especially to avoid European data roaming fees. So let’s see how Nokia see its rivals:
To be honest it’s hard to compete with Google, and it’s street view, but due to mapping features I actually consider Nokia + WP option.
Ok. Now look at world wide geographic data range that three players have:
Not bad at all Nokia.
source: Nokia Conversations