Nokia said it would receive an up-front cash payment and additional revenues from Apple, but did not specify the details of the patent deal.
The iconic Nokia 3310 is all ready for its second-time debut this week. The phone has been launched officially and will be available in stores from May 18 onwards.
Even as India’s smartphones market is brimming with multiple brands vying for space, two of the country’s former favourites are all set to make a comeback.
Available in four color variants – Warm Red, Yellow, Dark Blue and Grey, Nokia’s latest feature phone runs on an S30+ operating system with a 2.5G connectivity.
5G is expected to launch in developed countries by 2020 and by 2022, in India.
Nokia’s annual Mobile Broadband Index study shows that “4G was the major source of data traffic across the country in 2016 with 60% of the incremental data payload from 2015 levels contributed by 4G.”
Nokia's annual Mobile Broadband Index study of mobile broadband performance in India revealed that "4G was the major source of data traffic across the country in 2016, with 60 per cent of the incremental data payload from 2015 levels contributed by 4G".
Nokia has provided Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (Tata Power-DDL) with Internet-protocol/multiprotocol label switching network to support the management of its electrical grids in North and North-West Delhi.
HMD Global, which has struck a 10-year brand licensing agreement with Nokia for mobile phones and tablets, will launch a new version of the 17-year old 'Nokia 3310' during April-June for around Rs 3,500 a unit.
Under a new agreement, Nokia and Airtel will collaborate to drive the definition and development of these new services with a focus on taking the path to 5G network connectivity, Nokia said in a statement.
From Nokia 3310 comeback to virtual reality controllers to wearables, the first day of MWC 2017 didn‘t let down tech enthusiasts. Here‘s a low down of the gadgetry unveiled so far.
The focus on product safety comes against the backdrop of a global product recall that Samsung had undertaken as faulty phone batteries led to its flagship Galaxy Note 7 catching fire.
Speaking at a news conference ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Suri also predicted a new wave of industry consolidation among telecom operators in the US and Indian markets in the course of 2017.
The fresh round of consolidation unfolding in the Indian telecom market is likely to yield five major players ensuring "enough competition but not fragmentation of spectrum", Telecom Secretary J S Deepak said.
A new version of the iconic phone with an almost indestructible body and long battery life will reportedly be sold for around Rs 4,200 and will be promoted as a second phone for users yearning for simpler times.
Nokia and its rivals, Sweden's Ericsson and China's Huawei have struggled recently as demand for faster 4G mobile broadband equipment has peaked and the move to the next-generation 5G networks are still years away.
The firm recorded a net loss of 766 million euros (USD826 million) last year, which chief executive Rajeev Suri described in a statement as a "year of transition."
The launch marks the first new smartphone carrying the iconic handset name since 2014 when Nokia Oyj chose to sell its entire handset unit to Microsoft.
Nokia announced today it is suing Apple in German and US courts for patent infringement, claiming the US tech giant was using Nokia technology in "many" products without paying for it.
The handsets will be rolled out in India around the same time at a price less than Rs 2,000.
HMD Global, which has struck a 10-year brand licensing agreement with Nokia for mobile phones and tablets, will launch a slew of devices globally in the first half of 2017.
HMD said the first smartphone products carrying Nokia's name would be launched in the first half of 2017, while the company will continue operating its Nokia-branded low-cost phone business.
The Finnish company set out its outlook on Tuesday at an investor meeting in Barcelona, where it warned markets for networks equipment next year would decline in Europe, Greater China and Latin America, while remaining flat in North America, Middle East Africa and Asia, outside China.
Ericsson shares, which have slumped 44 percent this year, rose 3.7 percent on Thursday after the Swedish firm gave a new outlook that was less bearish than some analysts had expected and said its Cisco partnership was gaining momentum.
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