Microsoft and Nokia co-launch Microsoft Communicator Mobile

Microsoft and Nokia co-launch Microsoft Communicator Mobile

Summary: Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up and debuted the Microsoft Communicator Mobile application, the first of perhaps many solutions to be produced from this partnership.

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Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up and debuted the Microsoft Communicator Mobile application, the first of perhaps many solutions to be produced from this partnership.

Communicator Mobile is essentially an instant messaging system directed toward a business-minded consumer group. The system can connect directly to a company's communications system, allowing colleagues to communicate with each other easily via IM. Users can also update their information individually, and that info should be updated uniformly throughout the network.

The English version is available for download in Nokia's Ovi Store. Obviously intended for Nokia devices, the Communicator program will pop up first on the Nokia E72 and Nokia E52, with plans to be supported on the E5 in the future. Eventually, the IM solution will come pre-installed on Nokia devices rather than requiring users to download it.

Topics: Microsoft, Mobility, Nokia

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  • RE: Microsoft and Nokia co-launch Microsoft Communicator Mobile

    Good first step - hope to see beyond Nokia as Windows is much broad reaching than one brand of cell phone provider.
    chang,lily