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Nokia Maps For Nigeria by saddik(m): 6:09am On Apr 12, 2009
sup,

pls does anyone know if nokia maps is available for nigeria?

if it is how well does it work? and wat r d requirements to get it on ur GPS nokia enabled phone.

regards.
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by halberd05(m): 11:32am On Apr 16, 2009
no maps yet. they think we still live in caves so they don't bother.
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by hayprof(m): 3:29pm On Apr 16, 2009
@guy, dats so mean. .nokia sef can argue d fact say na we dey use em fone pass especially the nokia 3300 is a hit here, , .lol.

I guess dey r building our own maps, already.
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by halberd05(m): 3:43pm On Apr 16, 2009
i hope so too hayprof cheesy
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by ExInferis(m): 5:18pm On Apr 17, 2009
why would Nokia bother? even government cartographers cant accurately map naija, especially given the poor zone plans and post codes we have, not to mention duplicate street names, constantly moving businesses etc.

so you naijans are heavy buyers of Nokia's torchlight and FM phones, is that incentive enough to waste time and resources mapping a vast terrain especially given that we dont have interesting POIs, traffic information relay radios, etc etc.

when city and town planning improves to at least the level of the FCT Abuja, and the other infrastructure are there, and naijans actually start using the 'smart' functions of smartphones, perhaps some map vendor out there may build one. or you can get a GPS device and map out your area and upload to OpenstreetMaps.com as your own contribution.
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by Alireta: 8:55pm On Apr 17, 2009
While Nigeria is not represented on Nokia maps yet, Google Maps now has Nigeria integrated. The map is not quite comprehensive (I doubt if anyone really has a comprehensive map of Nigeria yet), but at least it is something useful.

Some of us have been able to locate our environment and others on Google Maps.
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by hayprof(m): 9:14pm On Apr 17, 2009
Exferis, so who is to b blamed? u nd I or just Nokia. . .or the National elders em selves?

**u made ur point**
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by flyuche(m): 9:36pm On Apr 17, 2009
Ex Inferis:

why would Nokia bother?

so you naijans are[b] heavy buyers of Nokia's torchlight and FM phones[/b], is that incentive enough to waste time and resources mapping a vast terrain
my brother those torchlights are handy sometimes. grin
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by just2nice(m): 10:00pm On Apr 17, 2009
@flyuche
Lol.You got a point there cheesy
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by puskin: 4:19am On Apr 18, 2009
@flyuche
Y won't they gv us fones wit torchlight, wen they knw we don't hv lite in dìs f**kin country. Now d poster is talkin abt maps. Wen they r makin d maps, they(nokia) shud rmbr 2include d potholes 2avoid.
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by flyuche(m): 7:08am On Apr 18, 2009
puskin:

@flyuche
Y won't they gv us fones wit torchlight, wen they knw we don't hv lite in dìs f**kin country. Now d poster is talkin abt maps. Wen they r makin d maps, they(nokia) shud rmbr 2include d potholes 2avoid.
i no fit laugh. grin grin grin
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by labiyemmy(m): 6:54pm On May 10, 2009
Bring your phone to us at Third Dimension Technologies and we will pop the full street level map of Nigeria on it - check out http://www.ceaser-web.com
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by hayprof(m): 1:56am On May 11, 2009
@ceaserwebs, r u guys on Allen avenue . .ikeja ?
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by labiyemmy(m): 9:26am On May 11, 2009
Hay


Yes, 46, Allen Avenue - First Floor

08055794269
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by hayprof(m): 8:57pm On May 11, 2009
Yep, am rite. . Thats very close to my Office on Oshopey Plaza.


grin
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by Dclique(m): 9:42pm On May 07, 2010
my nokia maps for 5330 aint working . can someone pls help me out
Re: Nokia Maps For Nigeria by semid4lyfe(m): 7:10am On May 08, 2010

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