ISRO to end Google monopoly. MOU signed with M/s CE info systems Pvt Ltd. [MapmyIndia] The reason for their monopoly is android where google map comes pre-installed. Another reason is that google maps uses GPS in a very effective way and provides good service.
Indian Space Research Organisation and location and navigation technology solutions provider MapmyIndia announced an initiative to partner together to offer India’s best, and fully indigenous, mapping portal and geospatial services.
It combines the power of MapmyIndia’s digital mappps and technologies with ISRO’s catalogue of satellite imagery and earth observation data, according to MapmyIndia’s CEO and executive, Rohan Verma.
MapmyIndia is an Indian technology company that builds digital map data, telematics services, location-based SaaS and GIS AI services. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered at NewDelhi with regional offices in Mumbai and Bengaluru and smaller offices across India. It also has an international office in San Francisco Bay Area.