• Nokia’s Android phone revival has to be about more than just phones

    Nokia’s Android phone revival has to be about more than just phones

    For romantics among us, one of 2017’s most enticing storylines will be witnessing the return of the Nokia brand to the world of smartphones. Nokia is the company that defined the mobile phone for most of us in Europe (even if its US presence was never that large), and its revival as a phone maker must be greeted with a fitting amount of nostalgia-tinted enthusiasm. But as fun as the prospect of a new Nokia Android phone next year may […]

  • Nokia plans comeback, set to release new smartphones

    Nokia plans comeback, set to release new smartphones

    Nokia has announced it will make a comeback on the smartphone market in the first half of 2017, the company and its licensee said Thursday.

    Nokia, a once global mobile phone giant, has licenced its brand to HMD Global which is to launch its first Nokia smartphone products early next year.

    The Finnish company said HMD had received the green light to proceed with production after completing all necessary transactions with its Taiwanese manufacturing partner, FIH Mobile of FoxConn Technology Group, and […]

  • NCC seals Nokia office for illegal operation

    NCC seals Nokia office for illegal operation

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday sealed the office of Nokia-Alcatel located in Lekki, Lagos for operating without license.

    The Head of Enforcement Unit, NCC, Mr Salisu Abdul, while speaking with newsmen shortly after the sealing in Lagos, said that the company had been operating without license for years.

    Abdul said that during one of the commission’s monitoring activities, the team discovered that the company had not obtained the requisite authorisation to render services.

    He said that Nokia-Alcatel was involved in equipment […]