Matthieu Houle, Vice-President, Digital Media of Yellow Pages stated today from Montreal Canada that they were pleased to be bringing their Yellow Pages (YP.ca) local business listings data to Apple Maps. "This is another proof point in our company's digital transformation and provides added value for Yellow Pages clients and listings through visibility, traffic and leads. Our business listings content is now available to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch and Mac users, allowing them to search, find, contact and navigate to over a million business locations in Canada using Apple Maps."
With data on approximately 1.8 million businesses in Canada, Yellow Pages has among the most comprehensive content and contact information for Canadian businesses. Particularly strong in the small business segment, Yellow Pages content helps Canadians discover their neighbourhoods and make smart purchase decisions.
Data provided includes business address, geocoordinates, phone number, category, websites URL, hours of operations, photos, rating and reviews and other available information. The free Yellow Pages App is available to Canadians for download on iTunes.
In other Apple Maps news today we learn that Apple has recently added multiple Amtrak routes in the Northeastern United States. Available mainly in the cities where transit directions have been implemented, the longest Amtrak route available runs from Chicago to New York.
Supported routes include the Northeast Regional, Acela Express, Keystone, Lake Shore Limited, Pennsylvanian, and Maple Leaf, many of which operate between cities in the Northeastern United States. For more information on the expansion of Apple Maps in the U.S. check out MacRumors new report here.