Nokia and Microsoft announce mobile tie-up

August 28, 2007

Microsoft’s most popular internet applications, including Hotmail and Messenger, will be available on Nokia phones

Nokia, the handset manufacturer, has announced that it will start pre-installing a raft of Microsoft internet applications on its phones from early next year as a way of increasing revenue from web services.

From January, owners of Series 40 handsets will find Windows Live Hotmail, Messenger, Live Contacts and Live Spaces installed on their phones, while the applications will be available for five phone models this week.

[full article available at:  The Times Online :-