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Nokia partners with media brands for bringing content to Nokia Video Center

on October 2, 2007 – 5:51 pmNo Comment

Nokia is partnering with leading media brands including CNN , Sony Pictures and IBN ( CNN-IBN) for bringing content to Nokia Video Center.

Nokia Video Center aims to bring mobile video to N-Series and other multimedia handsets from Nokia.

The Nokia Video Center is available on the Nokia N95 and Nokia N95 8GB.

Youtube and Reuters are already in a content sharing agreement with the Finish phone Maker

Press Release

NOKIA PRESS RELEASE October 2, 2007

Nokia adds new content partners to Nokia Video Center

New partnerships with CNN, IBN, Jamba, Sony Pictures, RooftopComedy, ROK and Versaly Entertainment gives Nseries users access to mobile videos on-the-go
 
Espoo, Finland – Nokia’s new partnerships with world-leading content brands brings a huge range of high-quality mobile videos into the hands of compatible Nokia Nseries device owners. The new partners announced today are to join YouTube and Reuters in providing mobile video content for the Nokia Video Center.
 
The Nokia Video Center offers Nokia Nseries users one simple place to discover and access the best choice of mobile video content via 3G, WiFi or PC. Users can switch easily between a range of different video services choosing from branded on-demand video, internet video podcasts and their own favorite videos. The Nokia Video Center is available on the Nokia N95 and Nokia N95 8GB.
 
New partners and their services:
 
CNN – Provides comprehensive international news coverage, as well as business, sports and entertainment updates from around the world.*
 
IBN News – Download the latest news and features to your phone from the leading English news channel in India.**
 
Jamba – offers free videos from three categories, music videos, cartoons and fun.
 
Sony Pictures – Inside Sony Pictures is your free all-access pass to trailers and added value content for current and upcoming movies, TV, games and more from Sony Pictures Entertainment.
 
RooftopComedy – Stand-up and sketch comedy clips from around the world.
 
ROK, FreeBeTV – Celebrity TV, Sports, Classic Commercials and Fun Little Movies.
 
Versaly Entertainment, FAST LANE – The premier mobile video channel for the male lifestyle: through its video business unit Vmbc.tv, programming includes intense action sports, hilarious comedy, full contact fighting, the best mobile user-generated content, and much more!
 
“The new partnerships expand the scope of quality mobile videos available to Nseries device owners. The new content ranges from movies, trailers and comedy to more informative videos such as international news.” said Harri Männistö, Director, Multimedia, Nokia. “Consumer desire to watch internet videos on mobile devices is growing all the time and we want to help users discover and access the best content in the simplest way possible.”
 
CNN*, IBN**, Jamba and Sony Pictures will join YouTube and Reuters and will appear in the main menu of the Nokia Video Center. RooftopComedy, ROK and Versaly Entertainment will be found in the Internet Videos category of the menu.
 
* The service is currently available in APAC region.
** The service is available in APAC region only.

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