Nokia: MWC 2015 Live blogby Brandon Chester on March 1, 2015 12:29 PM EST
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01:48PM EST - It looks like that's a wrap.
01:42PM EST - The experience of N1 users will be a big part of determining its future as well as the future of other Nokia branded mobile devices.
01:41PM EST - According to Rajeev, the N1 is Nokia dipping its toes in the waters of licensing their brand.
01:40PM EST - Nokia is being asked about plans to expand the launch of the N1 tablet.
01:36PM EST - Rajeev believes that the internet should be open, but that some services do require more data usage to function effectively.
01:35PM EST - The US net neutrality debate has been brought up
01:34PM EST - Nokia is now taking questions and answers from the press.
01:33PM EST - One final note from Rajeev is that 2015 will be Nokia's 150th birthday.
01:31PM EST - Nokia predictive marketing is a new platform that analyzes data to help companies build marketing platforms.
01:30PM EST - Nokia is definitely undergoing change as both the market changes and they as a company change after their restructuring.
01:28PM EST - Interesting to see Nokia discussing CO2 emissions for base stations.
01:26PM EST - Nokia is working on LTE-M demos to reduce power usage and make LTE viable for embedded connected devices.
01:25PM EST - Nokia believes that the transition to the cloud is less of a threat to their business, and more of an opportunity to disrupt others.
01:23PM EST - Rajeev is now discussing the questions facing companies with software being more of a focus than hardware moving into the future.
01:20PM EST - Nokia hopes to significantly increase the scale of Nokia Networks as more of the world becomes connected.
01:18PM EST - Nokia believes that in general, there are many areas where connected technology will become a big part of improving efficiency and safety to improve the world.
01:17PM EST - Autonomous cars could reduce fatalities caused by crashes, and reduce CO2 emissions.
01:16PM EST - Nokia believes that technology will be a big part of improving driving safety.
01:15PM EST - The programmable world would involve technology improving areas like water management, healthcare efficiency, etc.
01:15PM EST - Nokia hope to move into what they are calling the "programmable world".
01:11PM EST - Nokia is working in the development of various new technologies. H.265 video encoding, Graphene circuits.
01:08PM EST - Rajeev is discussing Nokia's growth in enterprise.
01:05PM EST - The event has begun. Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri takes the stage.
12:53PM EST - The event should be starting in a little over five minutes from now.
12:53PM EST - While Ian and Andrei are covering the Samsung Unpacked event, I'll be covering the news from Nokia's press conference.
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rahulgarg - Sunday, March 1, 2015 - linkDon't you mean Microsoft live blog?
Kristian Vättö - Sunday, March 1, 2015 - linkWhile Nokia sold its mobile device unit to Microsoft, the company is still making a variety of mobile-related products.
xdrol - Sunday, March 1, 2015 - linkNokia Networks and Solutions. Manufacturing base stations and stuff.
jjj - Sunday, March 1, 2015 - linkInteresting that they mentioned graphene soon after those job listings hinted that they are working on a graphene image sensor.
Vinny DePaul - Sunday, March 1, 2015 - linkSo there is no picture of an actual new phone? Nokia was the king and now.... We need a sexy phone which is not too small or big and we can take it anywhere, and powerful enough to replace a tablet.
SunLord - Sunday, March 1, 2015 - linkI do believe Nokia is forbidden from making any phones for at least 5 years via the terms with Microsoft
Sttm - Monday, March 2, 2015 - linkSo SunLord if you read up above they mention the phone Nokia is currently selling.
backbydemand - Monday, March 2, 2015 - linkSttm, the N1 is a tablet, not a phone
close - Monday, March 2, 2015 - linkThey do sell feature phones though. I'm guessing they are not allowed to sell Windows/Android phones.
shadowjk - Monday, March 2, 2015 - linkNokia no longer manufactures:
- Paper board
- Telegraph cables
- Phone cables
- Electrical cables
- Television sets
- personal computers
- military communication gear
- gas masks
New Nokia does:
+ Equipment and services for mobile operators (base station equipment, infrastructure, etc)
+ Here Maps
+ R&D and patents licensing
+ Brand licensing (Nokia N1 is designed, manufactured, and sold by Lenovo)