03.23.2011 02:00 PM
Beat the Traffic Marks 1 Million Downloads of Mobile App
SANTA CLARA, CALIF.: Beat the Traffic said Wednesday that its mobile apps
have been downloaded more than 1 million times. The downloads comprise those
for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and Blackberry. Beat the Traffic apps provide
real-time information for more than 110 major metro areas in the United States and
Canada, including current real-time average speed of traffic, details of incidents
causing delays, and real-time traffic camera snapshots.
“We are delighted to reach this important milestone,” BtT president and CEO, Andre
Gueziec, said. “One million downloads, driven purely by word of mouth in the past
12 months, validates our approach and indicates that we’re providing a valuable
service to drivers. We are gearing up for more growth, and looking forward to upcoming
releases of exciting new features and recommendations that will help everyone Beat
Each platform offers an ad-supported, full-featured free version of the app,
and an upgrade from $4 or $5. Blackberry and iOS users can personalize the app
with alerts, travel-time forecasts and more with a $20-a-year plan.