Telefónica and Nokia sign agreement to market Nokia Messaging in Latin America
Punta Mita, Mexico, Espoo, Finland and Madrid, Spain - Nokia and Telefónica announced today an agreement to launch Nokia's email solution to the Latin American marketplace. With this agreement, Telefónica demonstrates its commitment to the development of mobile experiences in the region.
Nokia Messaging simplifies the mobilization of email. This solution allows easy access and management of up to 10 personal email accounts, simplifying the process and eliminating intermediate steps. Push technology ensures prompt delivery of mail directly to mobile devices. Nokia Messaging is compatible with thousands of internet and email service providers (ISPs) such as Terra, telefonica.net, Gmail(TM), Yahoo!®Mail, and Windows Live (TM) Hotmail®.
"With this service, Nokia and Telefonica seek to meet the growing demand from consumers to access their email accounts at all times, anywhere. With the adoption rate of mobile communications in the region at 80 percent *, the potential to benefit millions of users with Nokia Messaging is extensive, "commented Marieta del Rivero, Vice President of Nokia for Telefonica. "The goal is to democratize the use of electronic mail on cell phones and take the mobile e-mail to the largest possible number of users," he added.
Nokia Messaging is compatible with the wide portfolio of QWERTY keyboard Nokia devices available in the region like Nokia E71, Nokia E63 and Nokia E75, in addition to upcoming models such as the Nokia E72, and the Nokia 6790.
For more information on the Nokia Messaging service, visit http://email.nokia.com.
*Research and Markets
Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world in terms of market capitalisation and number of clients. Its activities are centered mainly on the fixed and mobile telephony businesses with broadband as the key tool for the development of both. The company has a significant presence in 25 countries and a customer base that amounts to 264 million accesses around the world. Telefonica has a strong presence in Spain, the rest of Europe and Latin America, where the company focuses an important part of its growth strategy.
Nokia is a pioneer in mobile telecommunications and the world's leading maker of mobile devices. Today, we are connecting people in new and different ways - fusing advanced mobile technology with personalized services to enable people to stay close to what matters to them. We also provide comprehensive digital map information through NAVTEQ; and equipment, solutions and services for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.