Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Oct 2013 17:18 UTC, submitted by Hiev
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

The latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, for the three months to August 2013, shows Windows Phone has posted its highest ever sales share of 9.2% across the five major European markets* and is now within one percentage point of iOS in Germany. Android remains the top operating system across Europe with a 70.1% market share, but its dominant position is increasingly threatened as growth trails behind both Windows and iOS.

Good news for Microsoft - bad news for Apple. Of course, we'll have to see how the iPhone 5S and 5C affect these numbers.

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Restructuring was primarily needed in D&S related areas. But it did affect the NSN and Navteq/HERE divisions as well. Just not nearly as much.

It's in the Earnings Reports for any interested in checking.

The valuation voodoo paid off big when they unloaded D&S though. When the phone pins got pulled out the pain magically went away. <(^8)<

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