PR– Germany’s third largest wireless network
provider will leverage the benefits of 3D digital mapping through an
agreement announced by Intermap Technologies Corp. The Company has been
awarded a contract to provide the E-Plus Group with high-quality 3D
digital terrain maps covering all of Germany and significant portions
of surrounding border countries.
the use of advanced geospatial software applications, E-Plus can now
determine precise antennae heights, accurate predictions of field
strength and coverage, and optimized antennae locations and
characteristics utilizing Intermap’s 3D digital mapping data. The
E-Plus Group has licensed digital terrain models (DTMs) from the
Company’s NEXTMap(R) Europe library that deliver a uniform vertical
accuracy of 1 meter across the entire region. E-Plus is able to provide
a higher level of service for their customers through advanced network
planning with this high-degree of accuracy.
to the availability of our NEXTMap data," states Manfred Krischke,
managing director, Intermap Technologies GmbH, "European wireless
telecommunications companies only had access to inconsistent and
unreliable maps. Our high-grade elevation models now allow them to
reliably support critical radio planning tools, such as network
planning and other companywide GIS applications, which rely on the kind
of vertically accurate data only available via our NEXTMap(R) Europe
countrywide mapping program."
of the DTMs to E-Plus from Intermap’s library of off-the-shelf radar
imagery and elevation models is scheduled to begin immediately. The
DTMs are a fit-for-purpose product specifically de-resolved to a
25-meter post to meet the unique needs of the client.
About Intermap Technologies
Intermap (TSX: IMP | news | PowerRating | PR Charts
) (AIM: IMAP) is a preeminent digital mapping company creating uniform
high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth’s surface. The Company
is proactively remapping entire countries and building uniform national
databases, called NEXTMap(R), consisting of affordably priced elevation
data and geometric images of unprecedented accuracy. Demand for
NEXTMap(R) data is growing as new commercial applications emerge within
the GIS, engineering, automotive, personal navigation device, insurance
risk assessment, oil and gas, hydrology, environmental planning,
wireless communications, transportation, aviation, and 3D visualization
Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 600 people worldwide, with
additional offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich,
Ottawa, and Prague. For more information, visit www.Intermap.com.
15 million customers the E-Plus Group is the third-largest mobile
network operator in Germany and a member of the KPN Group. The company
has been the fastest and most profitable growing provider in the German
market in 2006 and 2007. The company has 2,200 employees in Germany and
achieves annual revenues of 3 billion euros.