Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Oct 2013 13:30 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

Jorma Ollila, ex-chairman of Nokia, admits Windows Phone was the wrong choice.

While Nokia brought in Elop and focused on Windows Phone, Ollila admits Microsoft's software hasn't helped the company. "We were not successful in using Microsoft's operating system to create competitive products, or an alternative to the two dominant companies in the field", he says, while noting it's "impossible to say what would have happened to the company if different decisions had been made in early 2011 or at some other time."

As if failing sales, a terrible financial situation, and a sale to Microsoft weren't enough evidence to conclude Windows Phone was the wrong choice for Nokia, we now have it straight from Nokia itself.

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RE[2]: Nelson?
by hamster on Mon 21st Oct 2013 07:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Nelson?"
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I do believe we are lucky to have someone like you Nelson. Someone who can predict how Nokia will do and even so much that you can make a buck of it.

If i am not mistaken the Nokia share really took of when they sold the mobile division. Why would that be if the lumia are such a huge success?

Now i am no specialist in predictions and shares like you but i would think that selling the goose that laid the golden eggs would kill the share insted of giving it life...

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