Mobile Commerce brings to Ovi Store

Mobile Commerce has partnered with launch the directory companys local business search app on the Nokia Ovi Store. 

The app allows the user to access thomsonlocal.coms database of over 2m businesses. It delivers detailed information for each business, along with thomsonlocal.coms additional information, including ratings and reviews, according to Mobile Commerce. 

Steve Page, Mobile Commerce CEO, says: “Were delighted to bring the app to the Nokia Ovi Store. Following the success of the app with iPhone weve delivered it to the Android platform, and now Ovi Store is the natural next step. 

“Tailoring apps for phone users across all the mobile application stores is vital, and with Ovi Store attracting more than 4m downloads a day worldwide, theres a huge potential market. As smartphone sales continue to grow, and even look set to overtake PC sales within the next few years, Mobile Commerce will continue to take the lead in the opportunities this brings.”

The app has some actions that are specific to the Nokia platform, such as a Click-to-Call function, and the ability to Add Business as a Contact and send an email. Users can also view a map. Recent searches are saved for later recall.

The app is designed for Nokia N8, C7, X6, 5800, 5230, N97 and N97 mini handsets.