On Monday, Aug 30, Nokia officials down played the fears that it's messenger services could meet the same fate as BlackBerry by saying that it's services have been cleared by security agencies.
"Our server for the messenger services will be active in the country by Nov 5. We had met Home Ministry officials about a month ago. Our services are safe," said D Shiva Kumar, vice president, Nokia India.
Mean while, Indian government's deadline to solve the security concerns over the BlackBerry messenger service will end on Tuesday, Aug 31. The government may declare it's final decision on the controversy on Tuesday.