Russia govt backs alternative mobile OS, meets with Sailfish

Monday 18 May 2015 | 19:07 CET | News
Nikolay Nikiforov, the Russian minister of communications, has met with the management of the company Sailfish Holding. Participants of the meeting discussed the opportunity to use the Sailfish OS, developed in neighbouring Finland by the company Jolla, in the state and private sectors in Russia. They also looked at opportunities to set up an international industrial consortium for the development of alternative software products based on the Sailfish software. The programme would be carried out in cooperation with IT companies based in the BRICS states. 

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