Yahoo! partners! with! Nokia!


Dank meme lord
Oct 31, 2007

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO - News) and Nokia (NYSE:NOK - News), announced a worldwide strategic alliance to extend the reach of their industry leading online services and offer people rich experiences that keep them connected to their world and the world around them.

Building on more than five years of collaboration, Nokia and Yahoo! ® will leverage each others’ strengths in e-mail, instant messaging and maps and navigation services, to provide consumers with access to world-class experiences on both PC and mobile devices.

As part of the alliance:

  • Nokia will be the exclusive, global provider of Yahoo!’s maps and navigation services, integrating Ovi Maps across Yahoo! properties, branded as “powered by Ovi.”
  • Yahoo! will become the exclusive, global provider of Nokia’s Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat services branded as “Ovi Mail / Ovi Chat powered by Yahoo!”
  • Nokia and Yahoo! plan to work on ID federation between their services, beginning by making it easy for people to use their Ovi user IDs across select Yahoo! properties to easily access the online content and services they need.


Expert Member
Mar 22, 2007
I like Nokia, but I'm not a big fan of Yahoo. Seems that if I want to use my Google services on a mobile, Android is the way to go.


The most unappealing search engine partners with the most unappealing phone manufacturer. Well it's a match made in heaven.