Nokia Mapping Services for CNN News Content
Nokia and CNN have now announced a “multi-level international collaboration” whereby Nokia will become a key part of mapping providers for CNN, and delivering Nokia mapping services to the international news network.
The managing director of CNN International, Tony Maddox says, “This collaboration is a great fit for us as both companies share a similar philosophy on connecting people beyond borders through the combination of compelling news content and highly sophisticated technology.”
While the chief marketing officer for Nokia, Jerri DeVard says, “We are pleased that CNN wants to use Nokia’s innovative mapping services for its international news platforms, and we are excited to work with CNN to deliver a compelling news service to users of Nokia phones.”
The joint venture also sees a CNN app that delivers mobile access to CNN world, business, entertainment, tech and sport reporting, and share CNN news on social networking sites. The CNN app for Nokia devices, initially for the Nokia E7 is available as a free app from the Ovi Store.