C 25 APR business Nokia devices is part of the Microsoft
April 25, 2014 – this long-awaited date after which the business «Devices & services» Nokia will go under the hood of Microsoft. The deal, announced in September 2013, had to be approved by several different regulators in major countries around the world, and after a short delay, she is now close to completion.
Initially, when the announcement of the deal last year, Nokia and Microsoft said that it will be completed by the end of March 2014, but last month it became clear that the deadline will be extended for 30 days.
Today Nokia said with certainty that April 25, business mobile devices will become part of Microsoft. According to the Finns, now the transaction requires customary closing conditions.
In addition, with the approaching completion of the transaction Nokia-Microsoft, the American company began to notify their customers and suppliers about the one upcoming change: after the sale of the mobile division of Nokia will be renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy (Oy is the Finnish equivalent of Ltd.).
What are your expectations with respect to future Lumia smartphones with Windows Phone – do you feel that under the auspices of Microsoft things will go much better and Satya Nadella will transform these devices into a successful business with a strong market share?