“Yandex” has decided to make partly paid your Navigator


According to the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to the representative of “Yandex”, the company intends to charge a fee for the use of their navigation services for taxi companies, freight forwarding and courier services, as well as firms that are engaged in cargo transportation. Start testing the new format is scheduled for may 1.

It is assumed that examples to monetize would be to use the application “Maps” for business. In this case, there are free limits to the use of cartographic data and technologies of “Yandex” in the third-party projects. Pay the use and functionality can be customized for the client and its objectives.

The owner of one of the projects in the field of courier told the newspaper that “Yandex” already demands money for the use of his Navigator. According to him, when the firm went out a thousand requests per month, “Yandex.Navigator” began to malfunction. He said that commercial use of the system is a paid service: 120 thousand rubles needed to pay for the license and 50 thousand every month for the use of the Navigator.

The experts point out that the innovation you need to enter as comfortable as possible for consumers. According to the Director of the Department of research and development “2GIS” Paul Mochalkina if taxi drivers and couriers will be to move EN masse to the services of competitors “Yandex” can lose a large amount of data about traffic jams.

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