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Ardeshir  Namazi
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Nokia's share of phone sales is dropping while the overall smartphone market soars. Will Nokia survive?
asked by Ardeshir Namazi over 2 years ago

Nokia helped invent the mobile phone business, but those days of technology glory are long gone. Can they regain its status as an innovation leader?

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Derek Kerton
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Answered Tue 06 Dec 2011, at 01:45PM

Nokia will absolutely survive. No doubt, there have been big shifts in the industry, and the power has moved to Apple, Google, and other handset vendors. But there are important factors that make Nokia a viable player going forward:

- Most Nokia-bashing comes from the US. But the US knows very little about Nokia. Nokia dominates the rest of the world...and that's no small feat.

- Nokia has distribution and logistics skills, has sales relationships with hundreds of global carriers, and has manufacturing channels, supply lines and relationships and volume purchasing abilities. This is no trivi (more)

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Sam  Mitchell
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Answered Tue 06 Dec 2011, at 09:31AM

Nokia now has its lowest Market share since the mid 90's and i don't see this improving quickly. They made their name on having impressive hardware but have suffered greatly as competitors have paid more attention to their operating systems.

Here are some keys ways i believe Nokia can turn the tide:

1. Nokia to release its new Lumia 800 Windows phone on the Verizon network in the US.
2. Continue to focus on the emerging Chinese market where they are seeing more success. I can even see a Chinese firm purchasing Nokia in the next 24 months.
3. Not forget their roots and keep pushing simple (more)

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Elias Shams
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Answered Tue 06 Dec 2011, at 09:25AM

Nokia already lost its battle with Google's Android and Apple's iPhone. They totally missed the power of the apps over the actual phone itself. I blogged about it here last year:

Will the sexy American blonde bombshell save the Finnish Nokia?
http://awesomedc.com/2010/09/10/will-the-sexy-american-blonde-bombshell-save-the-finnish-nokia

They should get out of the smartphone business and focus on the backbone mobile infrastructure like what Ericsson has been doing. I think there will still be some market left for them in under developed countries like Africa and the Middle East, but even th (more)

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Tatiana Sorabi
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Answered Thu 08 Dec 2011, at 08:10PM

Let's see what Microsoft can do for them with their B2B initiatives

Nokia to work with Microsoft on B2B marketing
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?ID=469811

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Babak Jafarian
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Answered Tue 06 Dec 2011, at 02:57PM

Nokia as "the leader of mobile phone" is gone, finished. The only hope is Microsoft acquire it. Like Google acqusition of Motorola Mobility.

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