Nokia launches email-solutions in India

By siliconindia   |   Tuesday, 30 March 2010, 10:04 Hrs   |    5 Comments
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Nokia launches email-solutions in India
Bangalore: Nokia has launched new email solutions which will directly connect users to the mail server without going through middleware servers of Operators. All a consumer needs is an internet connection and will get direct access through push mails. Nokia Messaging for consumers is a push email UI that aggregates all the consumer email accounts through one client. It can support and mobilize up to 10 email accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo, Rediffmail, Sify and Indiatimes amongst others. It ensures easy toggling from one email account to another, without closing the existing email account, and without having to go through the web browser. Supported on more than 35 device models, it has over 2 million active users in more than 100 countries today. "Nokia believes email has become a standard part of the mobile experience, not a unique class of solution for a select part of the market. We are committed to serving the mobile email needs of the entire market with a complete portfolio of solutions across the full range of our devices and this move underlines that commitment," said Viral Oza, Head - Activation, Media and Online Marketing. For its enterprise customers, Nokia has been working together with Microsoft and IBM in delivering business email and business instant messaging experience. Business email solutions such as Mail for Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes Traveler deliver full mobile office experience with email, calendar, contacts and tasks. These cost efficient solutions utilize existing company email infrastructure. Utilizing the presence information, business instant messaging enables users to streamline and manage the way they communicate with their colleagues, (be it chat, file sharing or calls). Companies utilizing standard internet email solutions (POP3/IMAP4) can take advantage either of Nokia Messaging, a service by Nokia which provides a basic push email for standard internet email (POP3/IMAP4) accounts or the direct internet email access client included in Nokia devices. "Stepping into the corporate arena is perhaps the most exciting phases of one's career. Fresh graduates, in particular, undergo a huge transition at this point in life where they want to "gear up" to fast track into the corporate world, while staying connected with their old days and friends. We believe the Nokia E63 and Nokia Messaging solutions are the best companions of today's young professionals. It accommodates multiple work and personal email accounts, letting users easily toggle from one email account to another, thus enabling them to be flexible and choose how, when, where and who to respond to and stay on top of both their personal and professional lives," said Oza. 75 percent of the world population has not used email services yet. Nokia aims to offer the first experience of email to these people on a mobile device. Unlike any other email service which exists today, an Ovi Mail account can be created directly on the mobile phone. For first time email users, Ovi Mail provides an internet identity, as well as cross access to other Ovi services. Ovi Mail is available across 100 devices in 180 countries in 20 languages currently, with many more planned. Since its launch in December 2008, more than 6 million Ovi Mail accounts have been created and India is among the top 10 countries where Ovi Mail subscribers come from.

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