Nokia is responding to higher demand on a number of fronts delivering to the needs of people in growth markets, including the integration of Ovi services. In addition, Nokia provides wide - scale business opportunities for third - party Series 40 developers.
Nokia Ovi Mail
Ovi Mail has attracted more than 14 million email activations, the large majority of which are new users coming from emerging markets. In the last six months alone, 60 percent of new Ovi Mail accounts are from Southeast Asia Pacific and Africa, and more than 77 percent of people in the Middle East and Africa are now signing - up for Ovi Mail on their Nokia mobile phone instead of a PC. In addition, more than 80 percent of Ovi Mail consumers globally are accessing their mailboxes from their mobile device.
Nokia Ovi Browser in Beta
Through its recent acquisition of Novarra, Nokia brings new browser technology and the power of cloud services to Series 40, enabling more Internet users in emerging markets to get more out of what the Web has to offer. Ovi Browser is now in beta release and makes Series 40 browsing faster, more affordable, easier to use, and more personalized.
Nokia Ovi Music
A hyper local approach to music services has seen Nokia become the single largest source of digital music revenue in markets including Brazil, Mexico and India, when Nokia digital billings for 2009 are compared against IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) estimates. With music services live across 38 markets, Nokia now offers the most globally scaled digital music footprint.
Nokia Ovi Store on Series 40
With hundreds of millions of Series 40 devices in use today, Ovi Store provides easy discovery and access to apps as well as high - volume business opportunities for developers. With Series 40 as the world's largest mobile platform, Nokia believes there is plenty of opportunity for third parties to develop locally relevant apps and achieve volumes. Nokia recently extended its reach launching a fully commercial Ovi Store in China.