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Vodafone axes paid GPS following Nokia, Google apps

03/12, 3:50pm

Nokia Maps and Google Maps kill Wayfinder

Vodafone today said it has shut down Wayfinder, the company providing its subscription GPS service. The move has cost 90 jobs and is characterized as a direct reaction to the availability of free Ovi Maps on Nokia phones and, to a lesser degree, Google Maps Navigation on Android. The two render Wayfinder redundant as they offer the same or better turn-by-turn but without the monthly rate.

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