With over one million accounts activated in just over six months, Ovi Mail is quickly emerging as the email account for the developing world.
Since it is specifically designed for on device set-up, people can get their first email address and create and manage their accounts without any PC at all.
Tom Furlong, head of Consumer Messaging at Nokia said “More than just reaching a company milestone, this proves to us that there is a real appetite in the developing world for these types of tailored services“. He also added that “For first-time email users, Ovi Mail provides a digital identity and we are thrilled by its rapidly rising adoption rate“.
The inspiration for Ovi Mail has come from the growing number of subscribers, mostly in the developing countries, where number of people are still without any access to a PC. Currently, the top 5 countries in terms of Ovi Mail subscribers are India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia and South Africa. Since its inception in December 2008, Ovi Mail is now available in more than 180 countries and supports 20+ languages.
Also, Ovi Mail is free to setup, straight out of the box and includes spam filters to block unwanted emails. Ovi Mail is accessible through a broad range of Nokia devices with some of the most popular devices being the Nokia 2330 classic, Nokia 2630 and Nokia 5310 XpressMusic etc.
If you also want to setup Ovi Mail, simply go to the E-mail Setup wizard on your Nokia Series 40 device such as Nokia 5300, Nokia 6300 and Nokia 6233 or Nokia S60 device such as Nokia E71, Nokia 5800 and Nokia N97. Ovi Mail can also be setup on the web by visiting mail.ovi.com.
You can catch a preview of Ovi Mail in the video below