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Former Nokia Chairman: Elop was not first choice for CEO

Former Nokia CEO and Chairman Jorma Ollila said that he made mistakes during his tenure as the company slipped behind faster rivals in the smartphone market. However, he also said that Stephen Elop was not his first choice to become Nokia's CEO in late 2010 and that the work Nokia has done under Elop has not been enough to turn around the company's mobile phone business.

Nokia claims new LTE small cells offer macro cell smarts

Nokia Solutions and Networks said its new Flexi Zone LTE microcell and picocell base stations are unique not just for their diminutive size but also because they pack the same features and capacity as macro base stations.

Nokia hopes Netflix promo and other deals will jolt Lumia sales

Nokia is hoping a promotion to bundle free Netflix service with its Lumia smartphones in the UK, along with other promotions and deals, will help boost sales of its smartphones running Microsoft's Windows Phone software.

Wireless in the third quarter of 2013

How did the wireless industry perform in the third quarter of 2013? Check here throughout the third-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's carriers,...

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 update opens platform up to phablets

Microsoft is making several advancements to its Windows Phone 8 platform, including the ability to support larger screen sizes, which will open the door to new Windows Phone "phablet devices" of between 5 and 7 inches.

Nokia, Juniper trumpet expanded IP partnership

Nokia Solutions and Networks and Juniper Networks are trying to position themselves as top dogs in both cellular and IP networking, leading them to expand their long-time partnership agreement to include secure IP connectivity for LTE and LTE Advanced networks.

Developers suggest bad app selection may be to blame as BlackBerry's troubles continue

It's reaching the point where most developers probably can't look at the news online without seeing a headline along the lines of, "More trouble for BlackBerry."  The notion that its selection of apps has contributed to its troubles has been a particularly hot topic on Twitter.

Nokia supports NFV with latest OSS upgrade

Nokia Solutions and Networks said it has virtualized the latest version of its NetAct operations support system to provide off-the-shelf management of network functions virtualization.

Microsoft to release LTE-enabled Surface 2 tablet with AT&T, Vodafone

 Microsoft revealed that AT&T Mobility and Vodafone will likely be the first operators to provide connectivity in the U.S. and Europe for its ARM-based Surface 2 tablet with LTE.  The company said last week that the Surface 2 will be available in early 2014.

What can you actually do in a connected car?

Executives from wireless carriers have repeatedly said over the last few years that the connected car represents a massive new opportunity. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has been particularly vocal about the possibilities: "The way we think about the car is that it's just a big smartphone on wheels," Stephenson said earlier this year at Mobile World Congress. "The connected car will become just as routine as people carrying a smartphone."