Rostelecom plans acquisition of Sailfish OS

Tuesday 6 February 2018 | 13:55 CET | News
Russian national operator Rostelecom has submitted to the federal competition watchdog an application for clearance of the acquisition of 75 percent in the companies Open Mobile Platform and Votron, reports Tdaily.ru. The companies develop the Sailfish OS. The watchdog plans to take a decision on the issue within a month.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Jolla / Rostelecom
Countries: Russian Federation
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