Nokia gets Window Live access

Kathmandu, October 7:

Asia Pacific — Nokia, the world leader in mobile communications, and Microsoft (MS), the global leader in online communications and communities, today announced that they will provide mobile consumers with a new suite of Windows Live services, specifically designed for Nokia devices.

Nokia users in Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia with selected Nokia S60 devices can download the new suite enabling access to Windows Live Messenger, Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Live Spaces. By the end of the year, Nokia users in India, Phili-ppines, Indonesia and Vietnam can also access the service on select devices.

Nokia N-series consumers, who own the Nokia N73, N76, N80 Internet Edition, N93i, and the N95 multimedia computers are the first who can access the Windows Live services via the download application on their devices.

“Mobilising the internet is a major strategic focus for Nokia. We want to empower our users in this age of digital convergence and help them stay connected by using Nokia N-series Multimedia PCs anytime, anywhere. We are pleased to be working with MS to bring the power of Windo-ws Live services to Nokia S60 devices, to allow users to take most important online information with them on the go,” said Jawahar Kanjilal, director of Multimedia Experiences, Nokia Multimedia Asia Pacific.