Google Maps now available on 40+ new country domains, including 6 in Africa
Way to go Google. The internationalization of mobile media is positively impacting developing economies around the world. Maps are just the beginning. Increased investment into cloud technology will continue lower financial and logistical barriers to news, information, educational materials and other critical resources to people living outside of first world economies.
….Here at Google our goal is to make all the world’s information accessible and useful. Providing relevant local information to users in each country has been at the heart of what motivates the Google Maps team.
Back in 2005 we started with one domain, .com, and have since expanded to add regions from across the world. Today we are happy to announce that we are adding more than 40 new domains on Google Maps, including six African countries: Somalia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Lesotho, Mali and Niger….read more