Nokia

Reengineering NSN back to the black
Nokia Solutions and Netowrks (NSN) confident it can grow its market share in today’s highly competitive wireless infrastructure landscape, especially since it reengineered itself to be much more focused on the mobile broadband business in the past two years, according to its top regional executive.
Smartphones now make up more than half of all mobile phone sales
Worldwide mobile phone sales to end-users totalled 455.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013, an increase of 5.7% from the same period last year, according to Gartner Inc. Sales of smartphones accounted for 55% of overall mobile phone sales in that period, and reached their highest share to date.
Celcom awards NSN three-year contract for LTE rollout
Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Axiata Group Berhad, has awarded Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) a three-year contract for its LTE (Long Term Evolution) solutions and services in the Klang Valley, which comprises Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding suburbs.
Microsoft’s big bet on Nokia hinges on execution: Analysts
The deal may be just about dusted and done, but the audacious move by Microsoft Corp to acquire Nokia Corp’s handset business, although generally lauded, still faces challenges, according to industry analysts. Edwin Yapp reports.
MDeC moves to address enterprise app white space
MDeC has set its sights on enterprise app market opportunities, announcing that the latest iteration of its app developer programme will focus on such apps and that it would also be conducting a baseline study of the market in Malaysia.
Maxis rolls out LTE-powered smartphone offers
Maxis has launched two 4G LTE smartphones: The Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC One XL, the first two to be activated on the cellular provider’s 4G LTE (Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution) network.
Has Apple’s iPhone lost its mojo in SEA?
The once impregnable dominance of Apple’s iPhone may be somewhat waning in two of South-East Asia’s (SEA) most advanced smartphone markets, thanks to a confluence of factors, all of which are slowly chipping away at Apple’s market share, Edwin Yapp notes.
MDeC now aims ICON program at Windows Phone 8, with Nokia’s help
MDeC's third iteration of its ICON (Integrated Content Development) program to foster the development of local mobile app content will focus on Microsoft Corp’s new Windows Phone 8 platform, in partnership with Nokia.
Nokia’s struggle an ominous sign for Pikom?
Pikom has to find the next big consumer wave to replace its ebbing PC Fair. Can it succeed?
Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8
Microsoft Corp unveiled its Windows Phone 8 smartphone operating system, and showcased a range of new smartphones from Nokia, Samsung and HTC, each with their own differentiated designs, colors and features. Major mobile operators and handset partners across Asia Pacific will start selling Windows Phone 8 in the coming weeks, it said.
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