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Verizon to offer Nokia Windows 8 phone - report

Wednesday 22 August 2012 | 10:28 CET | News
Verizon Wireless will introduce a smartphone from Nokia running Windows 8 software this year, marking the first time it has released a Windows device since May 2011, a person with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. Microsoft and Nokia are holding a press conference on 05 September, where they are expected to announce new Windows phones from Nokia. However, Verizon isn't expected to be part of that event, and the carrier intends to roll out a Nokia phone later, the report said. Verizon is looking to lessen its dependence on the iPhone and Android devices. The mobile operator last released

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Companies: Microsoft / Nokia / Verizon
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