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January 1970

Telenor Collaborates with Nokia to Increase the Bandwidth of local Apps & Content on Ovi Store

Adding more variety to its content, Ovi Store plays host to new local apps published by Telenor Pakistan

Karachi - 31st March, 2011: Telenor Pakistan has joined hands with Nokia whereby applications published by Telenor Pakistan will be hosted on Nokias Ovi Store. This was announced at a signing ceremony held here today.

The first of the applications include games and comedy content. WeRPlay & Anahata Solutions are the apps development partners.

Commenting on the addition of new apps from Telenor Pakistan on Ovi Store, Nauman Durrani, Operator Relation Manager, Nokia Near East said, We are really excited to be promoting Telenor Pakistans apps via our Ovi Store. These apps will be available to both local and international Nokia users. While this partnership will allow Ovi Store to host a greater variety of local apps, Telenor Pakistan will benefit from the vast scale and reach offered by the Ovi Store.?

Speaking about the partnership, Usman Javaid, Director Marketing, Telenor Pakistan said, We appreciate Nokias Ovi Store for supporting apps published by Telenor Pakistan. This is the first time ever any mobile operator in Pakistan has ventured into handset-targeted apps. We specially invite freelancers & IT students to write apps for global mobile users. Telenor Pakistan will provide them with development, publishing and promotional support. To promote use of Ovi services in Pakistan, we will also be introducing an innovative data plan for Telenor mobile internet users which will enable them to access Ovi at attractive tariffs.?

Nokias Ovi Store continues to expand its offerings particularly locally developed apps so that consumers in Pakistan can enjoy mobile applications that match their preferences and lifestyle. As it gains momentum in Pakistan, Nokias Ovi Store aims to offer the most enriched, useful and streamlined user experience