Nokia Launches New Digital Music Stores in Austria and Switzerland

February 13, 2009

ESPOO, Finland, February 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — The Nokia Music
Store in Austria http://music.nokia.at and in Switzerlandhttp://music.nokia.ch are now live. With five million tracks from major
artists, independent labels, and up-and-coming local acts, the Nokia Music
Store lets people enjoy music directly on their Nokia device or personal

“With the launch of the Nokia Music Store, Nokia (NYSE:NOK) aims to make
available to all Austrian and Swiss users of all ages, the music that they
want at any moment they want, with all the facilities that mobility permits
nowadays,” says Michael Lachsteiner, Music Service Manager, Nokia Austria.

“The Nokia Music Store is a user-friendly innovation of the market
leader. From this partnership the music industry expects a boost in the
download segment – in and outside of Austria and Switzerland,” comments

Hannes Eder, Managing Director Universal Music Austria.

Ivo Sacci, managing Director at Universal Music Switzerland and president
of IFPI Switzerland adds, “The Nokia Music Store will support growth in the
digital music market.”

With a single account, music lovers can access the Nokia Music Store via
their desktop computer or directly from optimized Nokia devices such as the
Nokia 5800 Xpress Music. Browse for new music, get recommendations or search
for your favorite artists, songs or albums all from the palm of your hand.
Once a track captures your attention, you can add it to your wishlist to buy
later or purchase it immediately for download to your device without having
to download the same song again on your computer. You can also transfer
purchased songs via your PC to compatible Nokia devices.

Individual tracks will cost 1.00 EUR per track and 10.00 EUR per album in
Austria, and 1.50 CHF per track and 15.00 CHF per album in Switzerland. All
music on the Nokia Music Store can be purchased through a variety of payment
options, including credit cards and pre-paid vouchers.

About Nokia Music Store

Nokia Music Store is a service where you can browse and buy music in
order to download on your PC and compatible Nokia mobile device. Music
downloaded from Nokia Music Store can be conveniently moved between your PC
and compatible Nokia device, as well as copied to CD and moved on to
compatible digital music players. Nokia Music Store also offers a monthly
subscription service that allows you to stream unlimited music from the Store
catalogue direct to your internet-connected PC. http://www.nokia.com/music

About Nokia

Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and
growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. We make a
wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to
experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business
mobility and more. Developing and growing our offering of consumer Internet
services, as well as our enterprise solutions and software, is a key area of
focus. We also provide equipment, solutions and services for communications
networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.


SOURCE Nokia Corporation

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