I Used to be the [H] News Guy
- Nov 27, 2006
Remember that old Nokia ringtone that you used to hear everywhere? It might be back next year because Nokia is coming back into the mobile phone market, even if it's just design work. I'm still waiting for that Matrix auto-opening slide phone, Nokia!
Nokia, once the world's biggest maker of mobile phones, plans to start designing and licensing handsets again once an agreement with partner Microsoft allows it to in 2016, its chief executive told Germany's Manager Magazin. "We will look for suitable partners," Rajeev Suri said in an interview published on Thursday. "Microsoft makes mobile phones. We would simply design them and then make the brand name available to license.