Apple has announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad that will focus on development of Maps for Apple products. This investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4,000 jobs.
Apple chief Tim Cook talks with Indian colleagues during the inauguration of the Apple's Map development office in Hyderabad.
“Apple is focused on making the best products and services in the world and we are thrilled to open this new office in Hyderabad which will focus on Maps development,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.
“The talent here in the local area is incredible and we are looking forward to expanding our relationships and introducing more universities and partners to our platforms as we scale our operations.”
The new facility, located on the Waverock campus, will provide a world-class, LEED-certified home for the expanding Maps team.
“We are honored Apple chose Hyderabad as a home for its Maps development office,” said Telangana Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao. “This will create thousands of jobs here and is a testament to our proactive approach, quality infrastructure and the excellent talent base we have in the region.”
“Apple is one of the most innovative companies in the world and we are very proud they chose us to partner with for this important project,” said Anup Jindal, RMSI’s CEO. “We are experts in geospatial data and we will be hiring thousands of people from the local area to support this effort.”
As part of Apple's new thrust on expanding operations in India, the iconic phone maker is also setting up a a Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru. The new initiative is aimed at supporting engineering talent and accelerate growth in India’s iOS developer community.