2/17/2009 10:36:00 AM
T-Mobile and Nokia partner to offer mobile application downloads
T-Mobile and Nokia will join forces to offer an integrated market place for mobile application downloads.
T-Mobile customers will be able to download applications from the new T-Mobile widget gallery and Nokia' s new application store Ovi Store (announced yesterday) using T-Mobile's web'n'walk widget platform.The download of applications will be possible on Nokia’s Series 40 based feature phones.
T-Mobile's web'n'walk featuring the new widget platform, announced today, will launch in spring it will provide customers with access to internet services through widgets and applications.
Nokia's Ovi Store, announced yesterday, will offer consumers targeted media through their social connections and their physical location information. Content providers can distribute through the Ovi Store.
Rainer Deutschmann, senior vice president, mobile internet at T-Mobile International said: ‘T-Mobile and Nokia share a joint vision of offering an unparalleled mobile Internet experience to its customers. The co-existence of our widget gallery with Nokia's Ovi Store ensures customers have access to an extensive range of interesting and relevant Internet services that they can customize according to their personal preferences.’
The integrated marketplace with T-Mobile will be available during the second half of 2009.