Nokia completes acquisition of assets of Sega.com Inc.

On August 19, 2003, Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announced its intention to acquire assets of Sega.com Inc., a subsidiary of SEGA. The agreement further enhances online games and service offerings for the Nokia N-Gage(TM) game deck, as Sega.com's leading multiplayer technology will become an integral part of the Nokia N-Gage experience. The transaction was subject to customary closing conditions.  Nokia announced today that this acquisition was completed on September 16, 2003.
 
About Nokia
Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Backed by its experience, innovation, user-friendliness and secure solutions, the company has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading supplier of mobile, fixed broadband and IP networks. By adding mobility to the Internet, Nokia creates new opportunities for companies and further enriches the daily lives of people. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on six major exchanges.

About N-Gage
The Nokia N-Gage game deck is an innovative mobile device that is creating an entirely new market for the games industry. Built for active and hardcore gamers, the Nokia N-Gage is the first mobile and connected game deck to feature online high-quality 3D multiplayer gameplay over Bluetooth wireless technology and GPRS. The Nokia N-Gage also offers unique online games services as well as a comprehensive and growing games catalogue from the leading game publishers. Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Nokia and N-Gage are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

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