1. Nokias history starts in 1865, when engineer Fredrik Idestam established a wood-pulp mill in southern Finland and started manufacturing paper.2. In 1895 Fredrik Idestam handed over the reins of the company to his son-in-law Gustaf Fogelholm.
1. Nokia Corporation (Nokia), a Finland based company incorporated in 1967, is the leading manufacturer of mobile devices and mobile networks in the world.2. Nokia offers a wide range of mobile devices with experiences in music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games and business mobility. It also provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators, service providers and corporations
The newly formed Nokia Corporation plays a pioneering role in the early evolution of mobile communications. As European telecommunications markets were deregulated and mobile networks became global, Nokia led the way with some iconic products...
Nokia equipment is used to make the world’s first GSM call.
The Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) was adopted in 1987 as the European standard for digital mobile technology. This second generation mobile technology could carry data as well as voice traffic. GSM’s high-quality voice calls, easy international roaming and support for new services like text messaging (SMS) laid the foundations for a worldwide boom in mobile phone use.
Nokia’s story continues with 3G, mobile multiplayer gaming, multimedia devices and a look to the future... 2002: First 3G phone Nokia launches its first 3G phone, the Nokia 6650.
1. In 1992, Nokia decided to focus on its telecommunications business. This was probably the most important strategic decision in its history.2. 1992: Nokia’s first GSM handset Nokia launches its first GSM handset, the Nokia 1011.3. 1994: Nokia Tune is launched Nokia launches the 2100, the first phone to feature the Nokia Tune.
1997: Snake – a classic mobile game The Nokia 6110 is the first phone to feature Nokia’s Snake game. 1998: Nokia leads the world Nokia becomes the world leader in mobile phones. 1999: The Internet goes mobile Nokia launches the worlds first WAP handset, the Nokia 7110.
2005: The Nokia Nseries is born Nokia introduces the next generation of multimedia devices, the Nokia Nseries. 2007 Nokia recognized as 5th most valued brand in the world. Nokia launches Ovi, its new internet services brand. 2008 Nokias three mobile device business groups and the supporting horizontal groups are replaced by an integrated business segment, Devices & Services.
1. Nokia has played a pioneering role in the growth of cellular technology in India.2. Nokia started its India operations in 1995, and presently operates out of offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.3. The company has grown manifold over the years with its manpower strength increasing from 450 people in the year 2004 to close to 6000 people currently.
Nokia Corporation, the world’s biggest maker of mobile phones, has said India is its second largest market, after China, in terms of handset sales. India overtook markets such as the United Kingdom and the United States in the quarter ended June 2007, based on sales of handsets and network business. Over the past three years, India has been gaining significant ground, moving from the No. 4 position in 2005 to the No. 3 position in 2006, and is today placed at No 2.
We had asked our 100 NOKIA 65 acquaintances about MOTOROLA 14 the company of mobile SONY ERICSON 11 they were using Based on this survey SAMSUNG 3 the report is: RELIANCE 3 TATA INDICOM 1 PANASONIC 1 LG 2