To get started developing with Bing Maps, you will need a Bing Maps key.
A note for Java developers: Oracle has implemented changes to Java licensing to address non-compliancy issues and provide more frequent updates and releases.
Theyre available on: 44 (0) or email: Read our related blog post: How Bing Maps API features compare to Google Maps.
Now the free tier for Google Maps is becoming rather less generous: a 200 monthly credit for the core Maps, Routes and Places services that consolidate the existing 18 APIs, along with free map display in iOS and Android apps (but youll have to pay.
The new Google Maps pricing has motivated a lot of developers to look into alternative mapping services.
Grey Matter has a specialist mapping team who can discuss your use case and advise on the best licensing model.