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OpenStreetMap as alternative to Google Maps

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With all the changes that are happening after Google introduced the pricing changes for Google Maps it might be worth looking at other alternatives like OpenStreetMap...?

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Did you read the announcement about the new setting to limit map api requests?

I've  explored everything OSM offers and it's not be possible to offer a 100% free solution that maintains feature parity with the current version or even a guaranteed QoS. It's also not allowed to use some Google Map services together with a different map solution because Google's TOS prohibit this. So what are the alternatives? A solution with less features or a solution with a different paid provider (which one because there are so many!). In both cases it would be necessary to re-write important parts of the functionality because it's not written in a way that you can easily drop in a replacement.

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