ZTE working on Mozilla phone for Europe, maybe US

Thursday 10 January 2013 | 10:35 CET | News
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ZTE is working with a European mobile operator to launch a smartphone based on Mozilla's Firefox mobile OS and may also release a Fixefox phone in the US this year, Cheng Lixin, the CEO of ZTE's US unit told Bloomberg. ZTE sees Mozilla, better known for its open code Firefox browser, as a way to reduce its dependence on Google's Android OS. The executive said that if consumer studies show that the Firefox ecosystem is ready, the company may launch a Mozilla mobile in the US, also this year.

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Google / Mozilla / Qualcomm / Samsung / Sprint / TCL / Telefonica- Movistar / ZTE Belgium
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