Who is the new map provider that is being tested?

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Who is the new map provider that is being tested?
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Matthew Neil

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Mapbox

https://www.quora.com/Why-did-Uber-switch-back-to-Google-Map-from-MapBox

https://stackshare.io/stackups/google-maps-vs-mapbox-vs-openstreetmap

https://www.reddit.com/r/webdev/comments/4vnnw1/mapbox_or_google_maps/

When was the last time somebody ask "Do you integrate with Mapbox"?  
People are so involved with google that is seems silly to switch, just to have a fancy view option.

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I do not like MapBox. Please go back to google maps. I have lost all my addresses.
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Brian Cafferelli, Quick Base Technical Marketing Manager

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Hi Jackie, I'm sorry to hear you're having trouble with your addresses. MapBox is the new location vendor for Quick Base so it would not be possible to revert to Google Maps. However, our Customer Care team would be happy to assist to see why your addresses aren't working. You can reach them by opening a case online, by clicking Help from within Quick Base, then clicking Manage Support Cases  > + New Support Case.
Did Quick Base ask us - the paying customers - if we wanted to change from the defacto worldwide mapping standard? 
NO.

Questionable decision!
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Hi Robert. Can you say more about what you're concerned about with this change? E.g. How do you use the current Address field? How will switching from Google impact your apps?
I use third part addins utilizing Google Maps.
And I don't want to invest time understanding a new platform that does not seems to provide any significant advantages.
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Whats even worse is that mapbox doesnt even support my country - So quickbase decides its convenient to just change without even checking support for their users.  Not happy about this at all actually