BBC Expands Outreach Via Nokia Apps
The BBC’s World Service will now be
available on Nokia Series 40 smartphones via a group of free apps.
The apps will provide multilingual news content from 11 BBC
language services titled Arabic, Brasil
(Portuguese), Chinese, Hindi, Indonesia, Mundo
(Spanish), Russian, Turkce, Ukrainian, Urdu and
According to the BBC, Nokia
phones are still the most popular brand, especially in the developing world.
BBC Global News Controller of Digital and Technology
James Montgomery stated: “Nokia’s Series 40 devices are still the most popular in the world, with
more than 675 million handsets in the market to date.” He said the organization
is “committed to its digital audiences across the world, who use less
sophisticated handsets but still seek access to unbiased and trustworthy