Appello is proud to announce its selection to supply the native mapping experience to Sailfish OS for Finnish mobile phone manufacturer and designer Jolla. Appello was tasked with creating a mobile mapping experience unlike the standard offerings available in the market today and focusing on intuitive, gesture based user interaction. The Maps solution will offer a premium mapping, routing and local search experience leveraging many of the unique design features of the Sailfish OS on which the Jolla phone is based. Appello’s innovative approach and mapping know-how combines well with Jolla’s creativity delivering a solution in keeping with the philosophy of DIT, doing it together. Read More
Mobil magazine has compared nine different mobile navigators for iPhone and Android. Appello’s local Wisepilot mobile navigator versions took both first and second place in the test. First place went to Telia Navigator and other Wisepilot versions, Telenor Navigation, Samsung Navigator and Wisepilot for Xperia came in second.
Appello a global leading provider of location based services (LBS) celebrates that over 40 million unique users have used their portfolio of LBS.
“With a fierce acceleration of new users during 2013 we have succeeded in increasing our user base at an average of more than 1million new users every month. The whole company is incredibly proud of the fact that so many people around the world enjoy our portfolio of location based services. The Appello team will continue to work hard on surpassing our users expectations. We also want to thank all our B2B customers without whom the achievement of this milestone would not have been possible.” said Dominic Riley, Head of Sales at Appello.
Appello redefines the use of traffic information in mobile navigation with the release of Wisepilot 5.0
With research showing that traffic information features high on the list of consumers “must haves” in their mobile navigation solution, Appello has brought traffic to life in Wisepilot 5.0 like never before. On starting Wisepilot 5.0, the user is brought immediately to a map view with real time animated traffic flow overlaid for convenience. Not only is the traffic flow animated to show the different speed of the traffic in real time, small icons display the average speed of the traffic as well. Smart use of additional clickable icons on the map highlight other important information such as accidents, road works and lane closures. When in navigation mode, the user is immediately made aware of changes to the traffic situation impacting the current route and shown how the route is effected, where and in what way so that decisions to chose one of the offered re-routes can be made intelligently and safely.
Appello a global leading provider of location based services (LBS) with over 1 million new users every month enters the Turkish market together with Turkcell – the leading communications and technology company in Turkey. Appello and Turkcell have a clear target, to offer innovative, powerful and user friendly location based services. First out is the updated and improved YolBilgisi Navigator, a mobile cross-platform turn-by turn solution created by Appello. The new YolBilgisi is based on a freemium business model and will soon be launched in Turkey. YolBilgisi will offer a premium navigation experience with real time traffic services and include free services such as worldwide maps with map updates and traffic information, all combined with a search and share functionality. Turkcell’s customer base can chose to use the free services in YolBilgisi alone or to combine the services with premium assistance through in app purchases – maximizing the navigation experience.
Appello partners with Mobily – the fastest growing mobile communications and technology provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Appello, a leading global provider of location based services (LBS) enters Saudi Arabia together with Mobily. Mobily has a 40%+ market share of the mobile subscriptions in the Kingdom and is the most rapid growing company in the telecom sector in Saudi Arabia. The newly launched upgrade of the Amaken service is an innovative LBS application built by the Swedish company Appello, which offers a global portfolio of LBS with over 30 million users.
Appello has designed the new upgrade of the Amaken service to fulfill the needs of Mobily’s mobile customers combining several key functionalities with a great user experience. With Appello’s world leading mobile cross-platform solution Mobily can offer the same features and functions across all mobile platforms. Amaken covers the most common handsets in Saudi Arabia and is already available for Symbian, Blackberry, Android and the Bada platforms. Amaken will soon also be launched for iPhone.
An important part of your work as marketing coordinator is to manage, coordinate and execute marketing activities and projects that strengthen Appello’s sales and brand across key markets globally. Through close cooperation with the rest of the Appello team, you will design, develop and drive projects, campaigns and all communication via Appello’s direct media channels and indirectly via its B2B partners. Appello’s application portfolio is sold globally to B2C customers through the leading app store channels, channels we expect you to take responsibility for.
If you enjoy and thrive in working in a changing environment you can expect to enjoy working at Appello. The position requires an external focus on a global basis including regular contact with customers and business partners necessitating a high level of social competence.
You will be a part of a team that works with the Product and Marketing field at Appello’s headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden.
You have a post high school education within marketing/ communication or similar documented experience. You have worked as a marketing coordinator previously and you have a minimum of 3 years documented work experience as such. You have excellent project management skills and you are good with copy and layout and have practical experience of both Photoshop and InDesign. Naturally the position requires a good working knowledge of MS Office. You have excellent oral and written communication skills in both Swedish and English. You are sales and customer focused and experience from B2B will be considered a merit.
You are results focussed, used to working independently and are not afraid to take your own initiative. You are responsible, structured and diligent with good attention to detail. Naturally, as the flow of work can vary, it is important that you have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously. You are well versed in managing deadlines and delivering on time. Statistics and analysis of them is an important part of the job. The position can require a certain amount of travel.
The role is a permanent full time position with start as soon as possible. You are welcome to send in your application in the form of a personal letter and CV no later than 7th April 2013 to email@example.com, the same address is applicable for questions regarding the position. Interviews will take place in an on-going fashion.
Appello offers an award winning portfolio of LBS to consumers over the whole world as well as turn-key solutions to mobile operators, handset manufacturers, automotive, OEM, enterprise customers. Appello’s global customer base includes Samsung, Sony Mobile, Airtel, T-Mobile, TIM, A1, KPN and TeliaSonera, reaching all together over 500 million end users. Appello has a presence in over 100 countries with over 30 million users worldwide. Appello is Headquarted in Göteborg, Sweden with local office’s in in Germany, Italy and India.
Appello’s vision is to simplify the lives of people on the move, and the company has been awarded numerous times including the prestigious Di gasell award and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA award. Appello’s award winning application portfolio is well documented and its navigation application has been voted best in class in numerous industry publications including the Magazine Mobil in Sweden. Appello’s new marketing coordinator will play a significant part in helping Appello grow globally and fulfilling the company’s mission to offer a portfolio of best in class location based services to the global market with excellent functionality and great user experience.
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Appello a global leading provider of location based services (LBS) celebrates that over 30 million unique users has used their portfolio of LBS. “With a fierce acceleration of new users during 2012 we have succeeded to increase our user base with an average of 1million new user every month. The whole company is incredibly proud over the fact that so many people around the world enjoy our portfolio of location based services. The Appello team will continue to work hard on surpassing our users expectations. We want to thank all our B2B customers for great partnerships and for always believing in our LBS’s.” said Marina Davarinou, Head Of Marketing at Appello.
Appello offers an award winning portfolio of LBS to consumers over the whole world as well as turn-key solutions to mobile operators, handset manufacturers, automotive, OEM, enterprise customers. Appello unveils today that its portfolio of services including Wisepilot and NeverLate will soon be expanded with new innovative services in order to meet the growing demand of LBS. Appello has had a rapid growth the latest 5 years, with a revenue increase of 298%.The company is headquartered in Göteborg, Sweden and was founded 2004.
Appello’s global customer base includes Samsung, Sony Mobile, Airtel, T-Mobile, TIM, A1, KPN and TeliaSonera, reaching all together over 500 million end users. Appello has a presence in over 100 countries and with over 30 million users worldwide the company is generating a powerful consumer and crowd sourced knowledge center.
For more information about Appello please contact Marina Davarinou, Head of Marketing at Appello: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appello enters the Indian market – India’s largest telecom operator has launched a navigation app built by Appello and powered by Nokia location content
Appello, a leading global provider of location based services, enters India following a deal led by Nokia Location & Commerce. India’s largest telecom operator has launched a voice guided traffic and navigation service built by the Swedish company Appello and powered by Nokia’s best in class location content. This is the first time an operator in India has offered the combination of real-time traffic information alongside turn-by-turn guidance.
Appello is confident that the service will revolutionise and improve the Indian commuter’s daily driving and pedestrian experience. Appello has delivered a world leading mobile cross-platform solution, enabling India’s largest telecom operator to offer the same features and functions across all mobile platforms. The solution is based on a freemium business model powered by ads. The freemium model includes lifetime maps, search and social sharing functionality but also premium up-sell services such as real-time traffic information and navigation. Covering the most common handsets in India, the service is initially available for Symbian, Blackberry, Android and Bada platforms.
“We are very glad to enter the Indian market together with Nokia Location & Commerce. New geographical markets are of strategic importance. This collaboration enables Appello to share tremendous growth potentials in the Indian market, the world’s 2nd largest telecom market,” said Mats Winkler, CEO at Appello.
Appello has released Wisepilot 4.6.1 on Google Play – take the video tour and enjoy all the new and updated features.
Appello has released Wisepilot 4.6.1 on Google Play – take the video tour and enjoy all the new and updated features.
“With Wisepilot 4.6.1 there are many new and updated features, all aim to simplify the user’s life on the move. We have maximized Wisepilot for the android plat form, offering our users a premium navigation and traffic experience with great usability, features and design” said Peter Tyreholt, Head of Product Portfolio at Appello.
What’s new with Wisepilot 4.6.1 on Google Play:
- Smoother warnings during navigation
- Widgets: Large & Small Read More