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CEO aims to make Nokia smartphone market leader again

Tuesday 6 November 2012 | 11:02 CET | News
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said in an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) that he aims to get the company back in the top five smartphone manufacturers and gradually make it market leader. He stressed that it would take a lot of work and would need time. Elop said Nokia failed to react quickly enough to major changes in the market in the last five years, namely the arrival of the Apple iPhone, and the advent of touchscreen technology. He said that people want the opportunities that come with a smartphone, such as music, games, location-based services and office programmes, and

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Companies: Apple / Microsoft / Nokia / Nokia Siemens Networks / Samsung
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