The previous license agreement between Nokia and Apple, covering somepatents from the Nokia Technologies portfolio, expired at the end of 2016 andApple currently has no license under Nokia patents. Despite sustained efforts byNokia, Apple has not accepted any licensing offers Nokia has made for thepreviously licensed patents, as well as for other patented inventions used by manyof Apple's products.NOKIAININDIANokia India Private Limited first started operations in India in 1995, and presently operates outof offices in Gurgaon, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad,covering the whole of India for the company’s different businesses. We wrote telecom history in India together with our customers, when the first GSM call in Indiawas made on a Nokia 2110 mobile phone on a Nokia-supplied network in 1995.Today, our operations include both the handsets and infrastructure businesses, supported byabout 1200 personnel covering Mobile Phones, Multimedia, Enterprise solutions, and Networkinfrastructure.India is among the top 10 markets for Nokia worldwide today. In new growth markets such asIndia, with mobile phone penetration being less than five per cent of its over one billionpopulation, Nokia is focused on working closely with operators to lower the total cost ofownership and usage for consumers, by offering the right mix of affordable and attractivehandsets with relevant feature sets and essential mobile voice and messaging services, to bringthe benefits of mobile communication to end-users.Over the years.20 |Nokia
Nokia has established itself as the market and brand leader in the mobile device market. Nokiahas a diverse product portfolio in India to meet the needs of different consumer segments,ranging from advanced multimedia devices, to an affordable range of entry level phones for firsttime subscribers.Company had various industries in its 151-year historyIt was founded as apulp mill, and now focuses on large-scaletelecommunications infrastructures, and technology development andlicensing.Nokia is also a major contributor to themobile telephonyindustry,having assisted in development of theGSMandLTEstandards, and was, for aperiod, the largest vendor ofmobile phonesin the world. Nokia's dominance also extended into thesmartphoneindustry throughitsSymbianplatform, but was eventually overshadowed by competitors. Nokiaeventually entered into a pact withMicrosoftin 2011 to exclusively useMicrosoft'sWindows Phoneplatform on future smartphones. Its mobile phonebusiness was eventually bought by Microsoft in an overall deal totaling $7.17billion.Stephen Elop, Nokia's former CEO, and several other executives joined the21 |Nokia
newMicrosoft Mobilesubsidiary of Microsoft as part of the deal, which wascompleted on 25 April 2014.