Light Reading – Nokia Plays It Smart With Major Mobile Devices Brand Deal

Bengt Nordström, the CEO of Swedish consulting and analyst firm Northstream, says he is not surprised by the latest news. “When Nokia sold its devices business to Microsoft their DNA was still in devices and I always said it would be hard for them to refrain from coming back,” he tells Light Reading.

“This move is quite understandable because ultimately there is no growth in the telecom equipment sector — that can be seen from the last results announcement,” adds Nordström.

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