Nokia adds 7 content partners for videos


MUMBAI: Nokia’s new partnerships with content brands brings a huge range of high-quality mobile videos into the hands of compatible Nokia Nseries device owners. The new partners announced today are to join YouTube and Reuters in providing mobile video content for the Nokia Video Center.

Companies like Sony Picutres, CNN, IBN, Jamba, RooftopComedy are some of the players that have partnered with Nokia.

The Nokia Video Center offers Nokia Nseries users one simple place to discover and access the best choice of mobile video content via 3G, WiFi or PC. Users can switch easily between a range of different video services choosing from branded on-demand video, internet video podcasts and their own favorite videos. The Nokia Video Center is available on the Nokia N95 and Nokia N95 8GB.

The new partners and their services are as follows:
CNN – Provides comprehensive international news coverage, as well as business, sports and entertainment updates from around the world. The service is currently available in APAC region.

IBN News – Download the latest news and features to your phone from the leading English news channel in India. The service is available in APAC region only.

Jamba – offers free videos from three categories, music videos, cartoons and fun.

Sony Pictures – Inside Sony Pictures is your free all-access pass to trailers and added value content for current and upcoming movies, TV, games and more from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

RooftopComedy – Stand-up and sketch comedy clips from around the world.

ROK, FreeBeTV – Celebrity TV, Sports, Classic Commercials and Fun Little Movies.

Versaly Entertainment, FAST LANE – The premier mobile video channel for the male lifestyle: through its video business unit, programming includes intense action sports, hilarious comedy, full contact fighting, the best mobile user-generated content, and much more!

“The new partnerships expand the scope of quality mobile videos available to Nseries device owners. The new content ranges from movies, trailers and comedy to more informative videos such as international news. Consumer desire to watch internet videos on mobile devices is growing all the time and we want to help users discover and access the best content in the simplest way possible.” said Nokia multimedia director Harri Männistö.

CNN, IBN, Jamba and Sony Pictures will join YouTube and Reuters and will appear in the main menu of the Nokia Video Center. RooftopComedy, ROK and Versaly Entertainment will be found in the Internet Videos category of the menu.