Meet Counterpoint Research’s top location & mapping platform

By Mithun T. Dhar | 16 April 2020

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It’s no secret that building a reliable, scalable product or service involves working with best tools and platform available. That’s why we work so hard on providing you, our developers, with a global, dependable, and best-in-class location platform with unparalleled developer experience. We’re excited and proud to announce that for the third time in a row, HERE Technologies was named by Counterpoint Research as the world’s number one location platform.


The 2020 Counterpoint Research Location Platforms Evaluation and Analysis compared the 25 leading location platform vendors, including Google, TomTom and Mapbox, in capabilities and execution. Since publishing its last benchmark in July 2018, Counterpoint greatly expanded its evaluation criteria. The new report evaluates the leading maps and location platform players, across six categories, on more than 60 capabilities and ecosystem success parameters. HERE leads the pack in all categories and across more than 40 of the criteria, including: Developer Ecosystem, Indoor Maps, ADAS/HD Maps, Geocoding, Traffic, Tracking & Positioning, Openness, Marketplace and more.

Counterpoint Summary

Neil Shah, Vice President of Research, notes: “HERE continues to emerge as the world’s leading and most comprehensive location platform in our evaluation. Over the last eighteen months HERE has widened its lead compared to the competition, developing end-to-end capabilities, a broader and deeper portfolio of offerings, a string of partnerships and a large number of customer wins." 

We know this ranking is not just ours to celebrate – we owe this success to you, our developers! Thank you for choosing and trusting us to be your location platform, for joining our developer community, and for the invaluable feedback you provide that goes into making our platform offering even better. I’ve always believed the perfect developer experience is one that is continuously evolving to meet and exceed our developer needs and expectations. We can’t wait to see what you build next!

Click here to download the full report.