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Why use a Google Maps Premier Partner?

Updated: Sep 21

Working with a Google Maps Premier Partner will put you on the fast track to benefiting from location intelligence in your business.





Every single industry can benefit from the Google Maps APIs and a Google Maps Premier Partner: Bank, Retail, Tourism, Telecom Provider, Real Estate…


As a Google Maps Premier Partner in Africa we can assist you in using the correct Google Maps APIs that's right for your business.

Whether you’re thinking about using mapping or location intelligence in your business, or you’ve already experimented with the $200 monthly credit offer by Google Maps APIs and you're ready to take the next step, you’re in the right place.


What is a Google Maps Premier Partner?


A Google Maps Premier Partner will help you create a successful Google Maps solution. We can assist with all the technical aspects of Google Maps APIs and can facilitate the set up and payment, on behalf of Google.


28East offers you Local Procurement as a Google Maps Premier Partner:

  • 28East is the local Google Maps Premier Partner with a specialisation in Maps and Cloud

  • We open an account for you instead of you registering a credit card. This means 28East will be billed by Google at the end of the month and we then invoice you offline in ZAR, payable to a local FNB account

  • Payment terms are 30 days

  • There is no service charge for our services

  • There are no code changes required - you only need to switch the current Google projects to the 28East Billing Account

  • We deliver ongoing support that expands on the basic service from Google to provide fast answers and proactive assistance for any issues and questions, i.e. You don’t have to call the Dublin call center

As a Google Maps Premier Partner, 28East offers you Usage Optimisation:

  • If you’re just starting off; we assist you to choose the perfect mix of Google Maps APIs to achieve your business goals

  • If you have an ongoing business; we analyse your consumption and ensure your APIs usage is relevant for your business through health checks and performance reviews

  • We keep an eye on the volume of Maps APIs used by your application to stay on top of your consumption


As a Google Maps Premier Partner, 28East offers you Volume Discount if applicable:

  • The pricing is two-tiered and tailored to your volume needs. Click here for pricing

  • Once you get to 500,000 requests per month, we as Partners have access to more tiers and further discounts that we can offer our customers

  • We send you monthly invoices based on your actual consumption and apply discounts


Working with a Google Maps Premier Partner will put you on the fast track to benefiting from location intelligence in your business. If you’d like to work with a Google Maps Premier Partner and find out more about how we can help with your Google Maps project, come and talk to our Google Maps experts.


The 28East Team.