Nokia and Reliance Communications today announced first of its kind partnership by launching the India chapter of Ovi Store, Nokia’s mobile application store .
Reliance Communications will be the first service provider to offer integrated operator billing for their consumers in India enabling access to a host of paid content on the Ovi Store. The amount will be either included in their monthly mobile phone bills or deducted from the pre-paid balance, as per their data plans, Reliance Communications, 3G Head, Prashant Gokarn told reporters here.
The Ovi Store is a one-stop-shop for mobile content to help consumers personalise their Nokia devices. It supports the widest range of content and file types including applications, games, videos, podcasts, productivity tools, web and location-based services and much more.
Launched in 2009, the Ovi Store has 4 million downloads per day globally, a milestone spurred by overall global demand and a recent update that gives users a friendlier look and feel as well as more popular apps and games. India currently sees more than 4.5 million downloads a week.