Posted by: kurtsh | February 11, 2011

NEWS: Microsoft & Nokia form Unprecedented Alliance


For the Americans that don’t understand what Nokia means, this is an alliance of utterly galactic proportions. 

For example:

  • Nokia owns NAVTEQ is a leader in comprehensive digital mapping and navigation services
  • Nokia owns Nokia Ovi, a mobile services provider for music, maps, apps, email, etc.
  • Nokia has operator billing agreements in virtually every country to facilitate phone purchases in places where credit cards are rarely used.

Oh yeah.  And they’re the world’s #1 marketshare leading phone manufacturer.

iPhone Profit Share

Two major posts about this were made on each company’s sites respectively:


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