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Getting started with OS OpenSpace Pro FAQs

How do I sign up to try out OS OpenSpace Pro?

To try out the OpenSpace Pro web map service, please email our New Business Team.

How do I get started with OS OpenSpace Pro?

We have created a simple Getting started guide for you to use.

Why do I need to use OpenSpace Pro?

If your application fits into one of the following categories:

  • Online location based services e.g. subscription services
  • Consumer devices e.g. navigation applications
  • Locating (tracking) assets e.g. fleet management
  • Viewing of a geographical area e.g. supporting decision making
  • Visualisation of statistical trends e.g. thematic mapping
  • Supporting web sites or applications that are distributed to a large audience

then you will need

  1. An appropriate Partner Contract.
  2. An OpenSpace Pro Service Agreement

    For consumer web sites, products and services when a fee is charged;
    For navigation products and services;
    For View, Tracking or Scheduling products and services;

If your application only uses OpenData products (free of royalty fees) only, then you will need

  1. An OpenSpace Pro Service Agreement

Applications that are free to access and meet the terms and conditions set out in the OS OpenSpace Developer Agreement don’t require a commercial grade licence.

How much will OS OpenSpace Pro cost?

Our New Business Team can help determine which licence you will need and how much it will cost.

Do you have any code examples that I can use?

Yes, our code playground which provides you with numerous code examples.

Do you have a Service Level Agreement for OS OpenSpace Pro?

Yes we do:

Service LevelsService availability
Service availability

99.9% 24/7 (44 minutes/month)

Planned Maintenance

8:00 am-10:00am On Thursday and 8:00 am-2:00 PM on Sundays
Five days notice is provided for planned maintenance

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