Euronews launches apps

February 24, 2014 13.32 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

euronews-newsEuronews has teamed up with Nokia and Microsoft to launch two news applications.

The applications, for Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Windows 8 tablets and PCs, provide the latest news features on international, economic, cultural and scientific topics, as well as VOD magazines.

They are accessible worldwide and offer a choice of 11 languages: English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Ukrainian.

More programmes and features including live streams, news quiz, bookmarks for favourite news stories and a search engine will be added over the next few months, as well as two more languages, namely Arabic and Persian.

Damien Marchi, drector of product marketing & innovation at Euronews, said: We are delighted to have worked with Microsoft and Nokia to produce such a high-standard Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 apps.

At Euronews, we place innovation at the heart of our strategy and thrive to respond to the evolution of news consumption, across all platforms and devices. The launch of these apps, created under the supervision of Loc Arban, product manager at Euronews, is another milestone in that strategy. We are delighted to see consumers following suit and giving the Windows Phone 8 app an outstanding 4.5 stars rating out of 5.