Nigeria: NOKIA Nigeria to launch new Eskimi App

Eskimi parnets with Nokia NigeriaEskimi, one of the largest social media and entertainment platforms counting 14 million members, partnered with NOKIA to launch a new Eskimi app for Asha device range. The new application can now be downloaded from Nokia Store.

Mr. Povilas Skrebutenas, Head of Product from Eskimi says: “The new application will have an improved instant chat experience and new friend matching functionality. This will make it easier to connect with your friends every day and also constantly find new friends to have fun. NOKIA is a dominant device our users use to access Eskimi and we are very happy to release this new application to even more improve the experience for our Nokia consumers”.

Mr. Emmanuel Oluwatosin, Partner Manager, Nokia West and Central Africa, says: “It’s great to have Eskimi on board of Nokia store. Eskimi has taken Nigerian market by storm and we want our customers to have all the local and relevant content through the application store. Exclusively on the new Nokia app, new Eskimi users who will start to use the app, will get Eskimi coins as a gift from Nokia”.

The new application will also have an Eskimi Ask function, where people can communicate to each other through questions. It was a very popular on other platforms, therefore was included on the new app.

Mr. Vytas Paukstys, Eskimi CEO says: “Our new Nokia application is also a part of our strategy to offer affordable social media services to users in Africa. They will not only have more fun with the new NOKIA app, but will also save data costs. As part of the same strategy, ESKIMI has also recently partnered with MTN in Nigeria to launch a data bundle that allows users to browse Eskimi cheaper”.

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