At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia has announced that the global food delivery app foodpanda/hellofood app will launch across the Nokia Asha, Lumia and X family of devices. Many partners such as Facebook, BBM, Twitter, LINE, Viber, Electronic Arts, Gameloft and Rovio are also making their key apps available across Nokia’s device portfolio of feature phones, Asha, Nokia X and Lumia. Nokia also unveiled new affordable handsets including a new family of smartphones debuting on the Nokia X software platform. The launch builds on Nokia’s leadership in delivering innovation to more price points with its family of Lumia smartphones, and the latest momentum for Windows Phone.
“Across our portfolio of devices, foodpanda/hellofood is delivering a convenient way to view menus and order food with major restaurant franchises around the world,” said Bryan Biniak, VP and GM of developer experience, Nokia. “We’re getting hungry already as we look forward to working with foodpanda/hellofood to expand the reach of their app in growth markets.”
“The partnership with a global player such as Nokia is a great honor for us,” said Ralf Wenzel, Global Managing Director of foodpanda and hellofood. “Being available on Nokia smartphones fits well into our strategy of ensuring that people around the world shall experience convenience, variety and great customer service when ordering food via foodpanda and hellofood.”
The online marketplace foodpanda/hellofood helps restaurants to increase delivery sales through online and mobile platforms and provides them with constantly evolving technology and analytics. Customers can choose their favorite meal online and foodpanda/hellofood processes the order directly to the restaurant, which delivers the meal to the customer. foodpanda/hellofood is partners with over 22.000 restaurants worldwide.
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foodpanda, together with its affiliated brand hellofood, is the leading global online food ordering marketplace, active in 38 countries. The company enables restaurants to become visible in the online and mobile world and provides them with a constantly evolving online technology. For the consumers, foodpanda / hellofood offer the convenience to order food online and the widest gastronomic range from where they can choose their favorite meal on the platform or via the app. foodpanda and hellofood operate in India, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Nigeria, Morocco, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Azerbaijan, Tanzania and Uganda.