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Nokia to License Quickoffice for Its Series 60 Platform

on October 10, 2005 – 11:48 pm2 Comments

DALLAS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ — Quickoffice, Inc., today announced a
licensing agreement with Nokia that will include Quickoffice — the award-
winning Series 60 office software suite — on the Series 60 Platform offering,
providing users of Series 60 smartphones with easy and fast access to their
native Microsoft(R)Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files.
Nokia’s Series 60 Platform is the world’s leading smartphone platform,
utilized by many of the leading mobile phone manufacturers worldwide. The
combination of the Series 60 functionality with the Quickoffice software will
offer business professionals worldwide the ability to open, view, edit and
even print Office documents, such as contracts, business plans, or sales
presentations, directly from their Series 60 smartphone.
"We are committed to providing users of smartphones with the best
available software innovations as part of our platform offering," said Matti
Vanska, Director, Mobile Software Sales and Marketing, Nokia. "The
Quickoffice software suite, with its leadership and innovation, meets these
criteria."
"As a long-term Nokia Forum PRO member, we have enjoyed a close business
relationship and we are pleased that now Nokia has chosen Quickoffice to be
included on the Series 60 platform," said Barry Cottle, CEO of Quickoffice,
Inc. "As a leading global software product for the mobile business
professional, Quickoffice is a great complement to Series 60 Platform in
meeting the needs of the mobile professional."
The multiple award-winning Quickoffice Premier(TM) is the company’s
flagship smartphone software product. It is the leading portable computing
solution for mobile device users supporting native Microsoft(R) Office
formatted files. Quickoffice Premier, with its unique native technology,
enables the next generation of mobile productivity allowing users to view,
edit, print and even present documents directly from their smartphone. The
software design also includes the ability for End-users to receive future
value-added applications to meet the evolving needs in the market.
The Series 60 Platform, built on the Symbian OS, is the world’s leading
smartphone platform, with millions of devices in the market ready for the
deployment of quality mobile applications. It is licensed by some of the
foremost mobile phone manufacturers including Lenovo, LG Electronics, Nokia,
Panasonic, Samsung, and Siemens. The flexibility of Series 60 Platform allows
for various hardware designs and software configurations. This is
demonstrated through the multitude of Series 60-based phones currently
available. Through its award-winning user interface, extensive support for
new mobile services, and the innovation potential for solutions, Series 60
Platform provides an open and scalable business opportunity to mobile
operators and third-party developers. More information on Series 60 is
available at http://www.series60.com .

About Quickoffice
Quickoffice is the world leader in providing mobile office document
software for smartphones, allowing users to open, view and edit Microsoft
Office files with complete document data integrity. The company’s flagship
product, Quickoffice Premier, continues to receive awards and recognition from
industry analysts, the media and users alike. Quickoffice has been thoroughly
tested by the rigorous quality standards of leading mobile phone manufacturers
and ships through major carriers such as Vodafone(R), Orange(R), China
Mobile(R), Cingular(R) and many more. Fully localized in 36 languages, and
shipping worldwide as a built-in solution on a multitude of smartphones,
Quickoffice has been a top-selling mobile office application since its market
introduction. Privately held, Quickoffice is based in Dallas, Texas.
More information at: http://www.quickoffice.com

Quickoffice is a trademark of Quickoffice, Inc. All other trademarks are
property of their respective holders.


SOURCE Quickoffice, Inc.
Web Site: http://www.quickoffice.com http://www.series60.com
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  • http://www.thecellphoneplan.com/ Berry

    This will definitely blur the line between the mobile phone and the PDA, if it wasn’t blurred enough already. With the coming of Nokia’s newest cell phones we may have to call PDA’s something else: Paperweights.

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