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The mobile phone in the corvette.

Nokia was a telecommunications company located on Earth, providing telephone services across the planet, including mobile communications. It's signature sound was known as Grande Valse.

In an alternate reality in 2241, James Kirk's stepfather's Corvette was equipped with a Nokia mobile telephone. His stepfather used this to contact Kirk when he took the car out for a joyride. (Star Trek)


Background information

This was one of the few instances of product placement being used in a Star Trek production.

Screenwriters Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman suggested in a question-and-answer session with fans that the company Nokia might have been nationalized by the 23rd century. [1]

The real-life Nokia was consulted by Star Trek property master Russell Bobbitt for the redesign of the Star Trek: The Original Series communicator. In addition, Nokia, in conjunction with Verizon Wireless, created a marketing tie-in for Star Trek, which included the launch of a website at

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