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Ovi Mail by Nokia Hits 1 Million Mark

August 11, 2009

ESPOO, Finland, August 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — With over one million
accounts activated in just over six months, Ovi Mail is quickly establishing
itself as the email account for the developing world. Specifically designed
for on device set-up, people can get their first email address and create and
manage their accounts – no PC needed.

“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,” said Tom Furlong, head of Consumer Messaging at Nokia (NYSE: NOK).
“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 came from the growing number of people,
mostly in developing countries, without access to a PC. The top five
countries for Ovi Mail subscribers are India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia and
South Africa. Since its inception in December 2008, Ovi Mail is available in
more than 180 countries and supports 20* languages.

Ovi Mail is free to set-up straight out of the box and comes with spam
filters to block unwanted emails. It is also accessible from a broad range of
Nokia devices with the Nokia 2330 classic, Nokia 2630 and Nokia 5310
XpressMusic being some of the most popular devices used.

To access Ovi Mail, simply go to the email setup wizard on your Nokia
Series 40 device or Nokia S60 device such as the Nokia N97. Ovi Mail is also
available on the web at https://mail.ovi.com/.

* Arabic**, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Bengali, Finnish**, French,
German, Hindi, Italian, Latin America Spanish, Portugese (Brazil), Portugese
(Portugal), Russian**, Simplified Chinese**, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai**, (UK)
English, (US) English and Vietnamese.

** Language supported on device only.

About Nokia

Nokia is a pioneer in mobile telecommunications and the world’s leading
maker of mobile devices. Today, we are connecting people in new and different
ways – fusing advanced mobile technology with personalized services to enable
people to stay close to what matters to them. We also provide comprehensive
digital map information through NAVTEQ, and equipment, solutions and services
for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.

SOURCE Nokia Corporation


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