Orange is first Polish operator to bring Nokia Messaging to Poland

Warsaw, Poland - Orange Poland and Nokia announced today that they will bring Nokia Messaging, Nokia's consumer push email service, to their Nokia customers. Starting from November 17, 2009, Orange Poland mobile customers are the first in Poland to get access to Nokia Messaging which supports all leading global consumer email solutions such as Gmail, Windows Live Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, Ovi Mail as well as local internet and email service providers such as Wirtualna Polska, Onet.pl, Interia, o2, home.pl and others.
 
"User friendly email service available on a broad range of mobile handsets is a great step towards making email a real commodity. From 17 November to 8 December, Nokia Messaging with Orange will be offered free of charge for both the service and related unlimited data traffic. After that period, a fee for the Nokia Messaging service will be only 19.90 zloty + VAT including unlimited email data traffic and additional 50 MB transmission capacity per month for Internet browsing" said Maciej Kociecki, Director at PTK Centertel.
 
"Nokia aims to make mobile email available for as many people as possible. With Nokia Messaging, we can meet the needs of people to access their personal email whenever they want, wherever they want in an extremely simple and convenient way" said Dariusz Zalewski, Services Manager, Nokia Poland.
 
Nokia Messaging is an easy to set-up and easy to use push email service which allows users to mobilize up to 10 personal email accounts on one device. With Nokia Messaging, people get the benefit of real-time messaging and are able to read, send, forward and reply to emails, view subfolders, download and read attachments and also attach files to emails in real time. Using the push email technology, email is swiftly and automatically sent to the mobile phone, without needing to retrieve it. Many users want to enjoy the flexibility of having various accounts for various needs.
 
The Nokia Messaging service can be tested for 30 days free of charge. Following the test period it will be available for a monthly charge of 19.90 zloty. Users can initiate the activation of the service through their mobile operator's customer service contact. The service can be used on over 30 Nokia handset models with more to come in the following weeks.
 
Further information about Nokia Messaging is available at http://email.nokia.com  as well as on the websites of the operator http://www.orange.pl/dlafirm    
 
About Nokia
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.
 
About PTK Centertel
Orange Network operator - Polska Telefonia Komórkowa Centertel sp. z o.o. was established In December 1991 as the first Polish telecom operator in NMT450i system. In the following years PTK Centertel launched a GSM 1800 network that later transformed into a dual-band GSM 900/1800 network, and, in the second half of 2005, after receiving an UMTS concession into a 3G network. 2005 has also seen the change of PTK Centertel - Idea, a previous mobile brand, into a new strong brand - Orange. Orange is one of the leading operators on the Polish market with nearly 13.8 mln clients. Orange brand consists of mobile and fixed line communications and internet access, data transfer and multimedia services: mobile television, mobile portals or music content. Total coverage of Orange's network reaches 99.5% of the population. PTK Centertel is owned by Telekomunikacja Polska.
  
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