Nokia launches next-generation Nokia mobile services in India

Targeting enthusiastic mobile users who have a penchant for online mobile and information services, Nokia mobile services will offer a wide range of entertainment and personalisation branded mobile services such as Nokia tones, graphics and games.

Nokia mobile services include downloadable ringing tones, picture messages, operator logos and interesting games.

Says Nokia Mobile Phones India managing director Sanjeev Sharma: "By leveraging Nokia''s technical expertise in mobile phones technologies and our insight into consumer demands, Nokia aims to deliver a total product offering to consumers with entertainment and personalisation services optimised for Nokia mobile phones to complement users'' mobile experience."

Nokia will offer compelling content and services to Nokia mobile phone users through collaborations with strategic content partners and developers. The company has tied up with leading Bollywood production houses like Harry Baweja, Rajshri Pictures and RS Entertainment. Nokia has also tied up with Indian Performing Rights Society for the ring tones.

Nokia Mobile Services will be available to the subscribers of Hutch across India at nominal costs ranging from Rs 10 for a ring tone download to Rs 50 for a Java game. The company is working closely with operator to ensure a seamless user experience for the purchase and payment of Nokia mobile services.

Nokia mobile users can download these services by sending SMS to 5555. The entire range of services is also listed on the Nokia India website as well as the website of the operator offering the services.