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Nokia mulls exclusive launch of Windows 8 phone - report

Monday 23 July 2012 | 09:28 CET | News
Nokia is in talks with European operators about an exclusive launch of its first smartphone using the Windows 8 platform from Microsoft, the Financial Times reports. Nokia's usual sales approach – which relies on trying to get as many phones in as many hands as possible across all channels immediately – would be ditched in favour of partnerships that would help create dedicated support for its smartphones, initially through one or two networks in Europe. These relationships will also offer the operator a financial stake in the success of the range, said one person with knowledge of the talks,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: AT&T / Deutsche Telekom / Everything Everywhere / France Telecom / Microsoft / Nokia
Countries: Europe
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