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The Road to Three Billion Subscribers: Nokia outlines strategy to
reduce total cost of mobile phone ownership for consumers in new
growth markets
June 02, 2005

Unveils Nokia 1110 and Nokia 1600, affordable, easy-to-use mobile
phones, and Nokia Prepaid Tracker

Nairobi, Kenya - At a press conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, Nokia
outlined its strategy to bring the benefits of mobility to new growth
markets. Today, Nokia also introduced the Nokia 1110 and Nokia 1600 -
two new mobile phones aimed at first time users and consumers in
growth markets like Africa. At the same time, Nokia unveiled the
Nokia Prepaid Tracker, the world's first completely networks-based
solution that enables prepaid users to monitor their account balance
on the handset display after each call. The Nokia 1110 and Nokia 1600
join Nokia's range of entry level phones which emphasize ease-of-use,
reliability and affordability, and contain technological features
which reduce the total cost of mobile ownership for consumers. Both
models are expected to be commercially available during the third
quarter 2005.

"The number of new mobile users in fast growing markets continues to
rise dramatically and nowhere is the rate of growth more evident than
in Africa. By the end of this year, Nokia anticipates Africa will be
home to 100 million subscribers and expects the African subscriber
base to double to 200 million by 2009. Nokia has been instrumental in
propelling the industry towards the goal of 3 billion people connected
globally by 2010 because mobility offers so many benefits, such as
creating employment, opening new channels of communication for social
services and even helping to stimulate economies," said Juha Pinomaa,
Vice President, Mobile Phones, Nokia.

"At Nokia, we firmly believe the key to success in new growth markets
like Africa, is to work closely with mobile operators to reduce the
overall cost of mobile phone ownership for consumers. It is equally
important for us to work closely with government bodies to overcome
possible barriers that are preventing forward momentum. With the right
combination of mobile phones, network solutions services and a
regulated environment, we envision a mobile landscape where operators
can profitably offer mobile services to consumers for as little as USD
5 per month. When the cost of mobile services becomes this affordable,
we foresee the growth curve in growth markets accelerating sharply."

Nokia 1110 and Nokia 1600
Nokia handsets are renowned for their ease of use. The Nokia 1110 and
Nokia 1600 phones continue this tradition with a new, highly intuitive
user interface that makes full use of graphical icons and large font
sizes. The Nokia 1110 has an inverted black and white display (ideal
for sunny conditions) whereas the Nokia 1600 has a 65,536 color
display. With the new menu structure, basic features, such as managing
calls and contacts, are made easier to access. Other new features
include a Speaking Clock with Alarm, which announces the time in the
user's local language, as well as large fonts to allow greater

Nokia 1110 and Nokia 1600 phones have excellent voice quality and
coverage based on state-of-the-art radio software with AMR and SAIC.
The AMR (Adaptive Multi Rate) technology enables operators to add
voice capacity within their networks smoothly and cost-efficiently.
SAIC (Single Antenna Interference Cancellation) is a network
independent capacity enhancing feature in the handset, improving
network capacity and call quality.

Both the Nokia 1110 and Nokia 1600 also feature a "Demo Mode," an
on-screen visual guide of primary phone functions for first-time
mobile phone users. The demo guide also allows consumers to play the
pre-installed games or hear the Speaking Clock without a SIM card
inserted into the phone.
In addition to polyphonic ring tones with MP3-grade sounds, the Nokia
1110 and Nokia 1600 also feature a number of cost management features,
such as Nokia Prepaid Tracker support to help users monitor their
phone usage.

Weighing 80 grams, the Nokia 1110 has a talk time of up to over 5
hours and a standby time of up to 380 hours. The available colors for
the standard sales packages will be White, Blue, Painted Silver, Light
Grey, Mid Grey and Dark Brown. The estimated retail price, before
subsidies or taxes, is expected to be 65 euros.

Weighing 85 grams, the Nokia 1600 has a talk time of up to 5, 5 hours
and a standby time of up to 450 hours. The available colors for the
standard sales packages will be Black, White, Light Silver, Bluish
Silver. The estimated retail price, before subsidies or taxes, is
expected to be 85 euros.

Nokia Prepaid Tracker
The majority of mobile subscribers in new growth markets tend to opt
for prepaid services. Nokia Prepaid Tracker's up-to-the-minute
account information eliminates the need - and expense - of contacting
the operator for basic balance inquiries, a common cost in new growth
markets. Both the Nokia 1110 and Nokia 1600 are the first to offer
built-in support for Nokia Prepaid Tracker, which automatically
notifies prepaid users of their account balance after each call or

Nokia Prepaid Tracker is available to operators now.

About Nokia
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth
and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects
people to each other and the information that matters to them with
easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and
solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides
equipment, solutions and services for network operators and

Africa is one of the fastest growing markets in mobile communications
and Nokia is highly committed to this challenging and exciting market.
Nokia is continuously strengthening its presence on the continent and
is confident to have the right products and solutions to meet the
unique needs of the new growth markets.

Media Enquiries:

Tel. +358 7180 34900


Pictures of the Nokia 1110 phone and the Nokia 1600 phone are
available at www.nokia.com/press/photos

Notes to the editors:
* Services and some features may be dependent on the network and/or
SIM card as well as on the compatibility of the devices used and the
content formats supported

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