Nokia Ovi Mail attains one million subscribers

12 August 2009 — 5:00 PM

Ovi Mail is available on a host of Nokia devices

Nokia has announced a milestone in the number of registrations it has received from new users of its online email delivery service.

The Finnish manufacturer - which counts the N97 and 5800 XpressMusic among its most recent handsets - has reported that in just over six months it has activated more than one million Ovi Mail accounts.

It explained that in particular the option has been popular in a number of developing markets, with users taking advantage of its facility for setting up a web contact service without the need for a home computer.

Tom Furlong, head of consumer messaging at Nokia. "For first-time email users, Ovi Mail provides a digital identity and we are thrilled by its rapidly rising adoption rate."

Consumers recycling mobile phones for a new handset like the N97 or 5800 XpressMusic may also like to take advantage of the company's online Ovi store - which offers a host of downloadable applications.

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