Nokia-Alcatel gives global weight to European group - Nokia

Wednesday 27 May 2015 | 09:36 CET | News
Nokia chairman Risto Sillasmaa told Les Echos that the proposed merger with Alcatel-Lucent illustrates how European companies must work together to have significant weight on a world scale. He said that shareholders must view the operation in a 10-year time frame, rather than its impact over one or two quarters. "It is not a 100 metre sprint, but a marathon", said Sillasmaa, who reiterated his earlier statement that Nokia could still choose to not sell its mapping app, Here, if the price is not right. The executive gave his interview on the day of Alcatel-Lucent's last AGM, which was attended

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Nokia
Countries: Europe / World
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