Free Press Journal
  • MWC 2018: Nokia unveils five phones, iconic Nokia 8110 returns

    Barcelona: Expanding its portfolio, HMD Global — the manufacturer of Nokia phones has unveiled five new devices — Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (new variant), Nokia 1 and a revamped Nokia 8110 at the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) event here.

  • Nokia’s flagship Android device, soon at a store near you!

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Nokia 8, which was launched in London by HMD Global, is all set to hit the market in early September this year, and is reportedly entering the Indian market early October. Priced at EUR 599, approximated to Rs. 45,000, the Nokia 8 boasts of a 360-degree camera and high-resolution 5.3-inch screen, and runs on Android version 7.1.1.

  • Nokia 105 now in India, ‘130’ to come soon

    New Delhi: Finnish start-up HMD Global, which owns Nokia brand, on Monday announced the dual release of its Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 feature phones with refreshed designs and updated features.Both models feature 1.8-inch colour screens, handy LED torch lights and come in three colours.

  • Xiaomi to acquire key Nokia patents

    New Delhi: In a strategic move, Chinese tech major Xiaomi and Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia on Wednesday signed an agreement for business collaboration and patent licencing where Xiaomi will acquire key patent assets from Nokia. The multi-year patent agreement includes a cross license to each company’s cellular standard essential patents. The financials of the deal were not disclosed.

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    After June 30, WhatsApp won’t work on old BlackBerry and Nokia

    New Delhi: If you are among those still using a dated software platform, then it’s time you start looking for alternatives of WhatsApp. As promised, WhatsApp will be ending support for BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, and Nokia S60 platforms on June 30. This comes after the Facebook-owned brand decided in November to delay ending support for the ageing BlackBerry and Nokia software from December 2016 to June 2017. Support for Android 2.2 Froyo,

  • Nokia, Airtel join hands on 5G, IoT applications

    New Delhi :  In a strategic move, Finnish telecom equipment manufacturer Nokia and India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced creation of a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G-technology standard and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices.

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    Nokia, BlackBerry losing the tech battle?

    New Delhi: Just a few years ago, seeing an Indian youth with a Nokia or an office-goer with a BlackBerry device on the road was a common sight. In 2009, about 70 per cent of smartphones sold globally had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia and the two stalwarts were going strong.

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    Efforts on to get Nokia back to TN, says Governor

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today said “serious efforts” were on to bring back Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia to revive its operations and that the state would continue to implement the ongoing welfare schemes, including low cost food chain ‘Amma Unavagam’.

  • Nokia in talks with Indian telcos over 5G networks

    New Delhi : Nokia Networks is in talks withIndian telecom operators to start trials of next generation 5G networks even as the country is yet to see full-scale roll out of 4G technology based mobile voice and data services.

  • Nokia returns to mobile mkt with brand-licensing deal

    Helsinki : Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia said it plans a global comeback into its former goldmine of handsets and tablets, by licensing its brand to a newly-created Finnish company.

  • Nokia to cut 1,300 jobs in Finland

    Helsinki: Finnish communication giant Nokia said that it plans to slash about 1,300 jobs in Finland by 2018.

  • Nokia celebrates first day of combined operations with Alcatel-Lucent

    Espoo (Finland): Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent on Friday celebrated their first day of combined operations, marking the completion of Nokia’s latest transformation and the creation of a global leader in technology and services for an IP connected world.

  • India head appointed for Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent

    New Delhi: Finnish multinational communications and information technology company Nokia on Monday said it has appointed Sandeep Girotra to head the India operations of the combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent. Girotra, who joined Nokia Networks in 1996, would oversee the combined company’s customer operations across India, driving the execution of strategy and ensuring superior customer service.

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    Notice to Nokia India over royalty payments issue

    New Delhi: The Income Tax (IT) department on Saturday clarified that it has served a tax demand to Nokia India after it completed the assessment of financial year 2010-11 in August this year. The notice was served regarding the existing dispute over royalty payments to its parent firm.

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    Microsoft to shut down Salo plant

    Helsinki: Software giant Microsoft plans to close its plant in Salo in Finland, media reported. The plant was taken over from Nokia as a part of Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s mobile phone sector, reported Xinhua news agency.