|T-Mobile and Nokia to create applications for the Series 60 Platform|
Posted: 19-Oct-2004 [Source: Nokia]
[T-Mobile collaborates with Nokia in creating ap;plications for the Series 60 Platform.]
Espoo, Finland -- T-Mobile International and Nokia today announced an agreement to create applications for the Series 60 Platform. The collaboration is expected to reap benefits in 2004 and beyond, by introducing innovation in mobile phone software and the services to be offered to T-Mobile customers.
The collaboration enables T-Mobile to design exclusive, branded applications on top of Series 60 Platform, allowing them to differentiate as a provider of state-of-the-art mobile services and leverage the benefits of Series 60 Platform such as application portability.
The input from T-Mobile will also help Nokia to address the technology needs of operators in enriching the Series 60 Platform especially in the area of services differentiation. This will further strengthen the position of Series 60 Platform as a preferred platform amongst operators, licensees, and developers.
"For T-Mobile, this cooperation will provide faster time-to-market, lower costs, and minimal needs for redesign," says Kevin Cunnington, Executive Vice President, Portals & Portal Infrastructure from T-Mobile. "It is our target to always bring the most innovative services to our customers. Using best-of-breed software platforms such as Series 60 Platform supports this objective, allowing us to utilize our strength in creating unique applications."
The Series 60 Platform, running on the Symbian OS, is the world's leading smart phone platform. It is licensed by some of the foremost mobile phone manufacturers including Lenovo, LG Electronics, Nokia, Panasonic, Samsung, Sendo, and Siemens.
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