Here Are All The Companies Apple Gets Its Mapping Data From

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Since Apple ditched Google Maps for its new iOS Map app, it now pulls all its data from a variety of other sources.TomTom seems to be the biggest source for Apple’s mapping data, but a look at Apple’s list of data providers show several more.

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Here they are:

  • TomTom
  • Acxiom
  • AND.
  • CoreLogic Inc.
  • DigitalGlobe
  • DMTI
  • Getchee
  • Intermap
  • LeadDog
  • Localeze
  • MapData Sciences Pty LTD. Inc.
  • MDA Information Systems
  • Urban Mapping
  • Waze
  • Yelp
  • Department of Nautral Resources Canada
  • CGIAR Consortium for Spatial Information
  • Flickr
  • Geonames
  • GlobCover
  • NASA
  • OpenStreetMap
  • U.S. Census Bureau 
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • National Geospatial-intelligence Agency

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