Nokia Ovi Store Goes Live
Nokia has announced the opening of their Ovi Store which allows Nokia mobile users to download applications, games, videos, productivity tools etc, as well as personalize their devices.
Singapore – Today, Ovi Store by Nokia is available globally to an estimated 50 million Nokia device owners across more than 50 Nokia devices including the forthcoming flagship device, the Nokia N97. Users can visit store.ovi.com through their Nokia device browser to immediately begin downloading, personalizing and making their devices smarter and more fun with applications, games, videos, podcasts, productivity tools, web and location-based services and much more.
In available countries, customers can update their devices with the Ovi Store mobile application by selecting the Ovi Store icon in the Download! folder on selected Nokia devices. The mobile client is available in English, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish and supports operator billing in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Russia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Globally, credit card billing is available through the mobile application and the mobile website. Additional countries, languages, devices and features will be added throughout the year.
“Singapore is one of 9 countries globally to have a dedicated Ovi Store. From today, consumers in Singapore already have access to some very interesting local content and applications through Ovi Store. We look forward to continue working with local content providers and developers to bring more exciting content to consumers,” said Vlasta Berka, General Manager, Nokia Singapore/Malaysia and Brunei.
Ovi Store is an evolving media service that consolidates Nokia’s existing content services into a one-stop-shop for free and paid content. Thousands of the content industry’s biggest names along with independent application developers are distributing their media, applications and games through Ovi Store. Content providers and application developers can continue to sign up to distribute their content through Ovi Store by visiting publish.ovi.com.