Nokia today announced it will start shipping Yahoo! services on its Series 60 phones. Yahoo! data communications services such as e-mail, Yahoo!
entertainment services such as ring tones, wallpapers and downloadable games
and Yahoo! Search for Mobile, will be the first set of services available
through Nokia devices based on Series 60,
"Access to information, entertainment and the ability to stay in touch
when and where you want is at the heart of our vision of a mobile connected
life," said Harry Santamaki, Vice President, Strategy and Business
Development, Nokia Multimedia. "Our agreement with Yahoo! is a progressive
step in facilitating the adoption of an online lifestyle: we are providing
consumers with a familiar way of accessing the internet and Yahoo! email
through their mobile devices, with the added convenience of content downloads
on the go."
The first Nokia devices with Yahoo! internet services are the Nokia 6680, Nokia 6681
and the Nokia 6630. More devices will be announced on April 27. The existing
Nokia 6680, Nokia 6681 and Nokia 6630 owners will be able to download similar
applications over-the-air in the same markets starting from the second half