Garmin® – Free Software update for European’s Football Highlight

Garmin the global leader in satellite navigation, is pleased to announce a free software update for all Garmin sat nav owners that provides map add-on's for the upcoming competition of European's top football nations in Poland and Ukraine. The update includes essential information about the most important POI's (Point of interests) of this year's football tournament. Football-stadium-locations

"The summer of 2012 is packed with huge international sporting events and with our free update we want to provide Garmin sat nav owners with all the necessary information to be in the right place at the right time", explains Anthony Chmarny, Communications Manager at Garmin.

 After updating their Garmin devices, football fans will be provided with detailed stadium information, as well as match schedules for all tournament venues. The Garmin championship update includes information about the location of the training camps of all participating teams and the official fan zones in the two host nations. Football fans who follow the tournament from their home country will find location plans of 350 public viewing spots in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom on the updated maps.

Get your free Garmin software update right now and get yourself ready for the championship!

However, if you're on the go during the tournament and can't get to one of the games or big screen locations, take a look at the latest Garmin nüvi 2585TV, the sat nav with a built in digital freeview tv.

You don't have to miss any of the games no matter where you are!

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