América Móvil to bring mobile email services to customers in Latin America
Published on: 7th Jul 2009
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Am rica M vil and Nokia have announced that the Nokia Messaging solution will be available to Am rica M vil customers in seven countries before the end of the year. Am rica M vil is the first operator to announce a Latin America wide offering of Nokia Messaging to its customers.
"Messaging is ready for exponential growth in Latin America. As the leading operator in Latin America, we will be leading in this space," said Marco Quatorze, Head of Value Added Services, América Móvil. "Collaboration with Nokia in the messaging space is one of the strategies we are pursuing to drive this growth."
Blanca Juti, Nokia Vice President for the América Móvil Account, said: "We are delighted to make this announcement with América Móvil. This collaboration is a good example of how Nokia is extending its vision of 'Connecting People'. Together with América Móvil, Nokia Messaging will deliver on the promise of mobile messaging for everyone in the region."
América Móvil and Nokia have agreed to launch Nokia Messaging first in five countries this summer with the Nokia E63, Nokia E71 Black, Nokia E72 and Nokia E75. These devices will include the license for Nokia Messaging, which will be promoted in attractive data plans together with América Móvil.
"We are seeing a great response to our smartphones in Latin America - like the Nokia E71- which focus on mobility. Additionally, the market is showing strong interest in advanced features like messaging, music, GPS and cameras," Juti continued. "Our extended collaboration with América Móvil is bringing an advanced multimedia experience to users faster."