Airtel SmartDrive mobile app launched, provides voice navigation & live traffic information
Airtel’s SmartDrive app is a complete navigation application giving the below features to its users:
Search for POI
With SmartDrive you can easily search and get the exact positions for your destinations. Points of Interests (PoIs) are grouped into categories like restaurants, theatres, shopping malls etc. Once the application is downloaded this feature can be used absolutely free of cost.
SmartDrive will guide you to reach the place of your choice by giving you turn by turn directions. What’s more you can choose the fastest way you want to take as SmartDrive will also give approximate time the journey will take basis the traffic on the various routes.
Traffic is calculated basis the number of GPS devices being used on the particular road and their average speed and historical trends of traffic. Currently, it is live in Delhi & NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore and will be live in Hyderabad, Chennai and Pune by December.
- Red – implying heavy traffic
- Yellow – Medium &
- Green – Free flow of traffic
Visit airtel.in/smartdrive from your mobile and then download the application or SMS smart to 54321 and then click on the link in the message. The app is available on multiple platforms including Android, Symbian, BlackBerry and Windows Phone and it will soon be available on IOS.
Search and map viewer are absolutely free but Navigation is charged as a Daily pack of Rs/10 per day and a Monthly pack of Rs. 99 per month. Live traffic is also available in two packs: Daily pack – Rs.3/day and Monthly pack – Rs.49 per month.