Nokia welcomes iPhone | Macitynet.it
Apple's entry into the smartphone market will be an advantage for the mobile phone industry. To welcome Cupertino in the new market niche not just any name, but the world's leading manufacturer of pocket phones: Nokia.
The opportunity to express the point of view of the Finnish giant on the iPhone came to Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, CEO of Nokia, from an interview with analysts, during the presentation of the fiscal results of last week.
Responding to Merril Lynch's Sandeep Malhotra who asked Olli-Pekka if there could be repercussions on Nokia's business since the launch of the iPhone, especially in relation to Apple's' closed 'approach, the CEO denied any direct effects' at least in relation to what we have known so far. In general, in any case, the fact that Apple will enter this market will clearly translate into a stimulus. '
The reasons why Apple and iPhone can be an interest factor for Nokia and all the protagonists in the field of telephony in the multiplication factor of interest and above all in the fact that Apple could open the way to several other manufacturers. 'Multifunction devices will arrive' says Olli-Pekka 'and this I think is positive for the industry and for this I welcome Apple's operation'