Nokia jumps headlong into services
New Ovi platform includes service to take on iTunes
Nokia is to launch a range of mobile and fixed internet services, including music, games and GPS navigation, under the ‘Ovi’ brand.
Ovi, which means ‘door’ in Finnish, will act as a gateway to a series of services and content.
Nokia’s announcement follows several recent hints that the firm was moving into the services arena, including its recent acquisition of social networking site Twango and an alliance with Microsoft’s PlayDRM.
Full article: vnunet.com