Nokia Receives Rs.2400 Crore Sales Tax Notice From Tamil Nadu Government

Nokia has received a whopping Rs.2400 crore sales tax notice from the Tamil Nadu Government, making the situation potentially more problematic for the Finnish phone manufacturer.The Rs.2400 crore notice is for the years 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2000-12. Nokia has responded by calling this notice as “absurd”. The maintain that this claim by the Tamil Nadu government has no basis. The Tamil Nadu Government...
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Nokia Store Crosses 2 Billion Downloads In India

Nokia which is struggling to compete for its share in the global smartphone market has a got a reason to smile. The Nokia Store has clocked 2 billion downloads in India, of which 1 billion are on the S40 and Asha platform. The Finnish mobile handset maker revealed that the store is seeing over 80 million downloads a month currently in India.Nokia has garnered such numbers thanks to the popularity...
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Smartphones Sell Briskly With The Segment Registering 167% Growth

Indian mobile phone users have been lately flooded with a huge variety of smartphones. Hence it’s no wonder that the segment is experiencing significant sales activity. As chronicled by market research firm Cyber Media Research (CMR), during the first quarter of 2013 alone, almost 10 Million smartphones were shipped within the country. As compared to same period last year, this is an astonishing...
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Samsung Dominates Smartphone Business; Nokia Leads Overall Mobile Market in India: Report

Mobile handset sales in India grew 20.8 percent to 221.6 million units in 2012, thanks to a tremendous positive growth in the number of smartphone owners, according to a study by Cyber Media Research. The total mobile sales in India are 184.3 million in the year 2012. The research study’s objective was to track the shipments of major handset manufacturers in the country. “Although we see a...
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Nokia’s Senior VP D. Shivkumar Resigns After 8 Year Stint

D. Shivakumar, Senior Vice-President at Nokia (India, Middle East, Asia, Africa) has resigned after an 8 year stint at the company. He led Nokia’s India operations from 2006 till 2011, before moving to Dubai to lead the region. Shivakumar will continue in a consultancy role at Nokia till June 30.The reason of his resignation has not been clear yet but according to some reports he has decided...
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Nokia India Revenues Saw 23% Dip In 2012

Nokia has announced the financial results for 2012 and it shows that their Indian operations are not doing too well. Nokia India’s revenue dropped 23% in 2012 compared to the previous year. The total sales for the company in 2012 were 2,227 million euros, compared to 2,923 million euros in 2011 and 2,952 million euros in 2010. The sales figure is a total of all the business units that Nokia runs...
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Nokia Growth Partners Announces Commitment From Nokia Worth $250 Million

Nokia has always tapped the all round potential of its assets. Not just the strong company profile it holds on the telecom industry but also the auxiliary businesses that it could derive some revenue from. This is a nice strategy considering the smart phone revolution didn’t prove to be so good for the once number one mobile phone manufacturing company of the world. Nokia Growth Partners, Nokia’s...
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Nokia Launches ‘Your Wish Is My App’ Campaign; Promises To Make You A Millionaire For Your App Idea

Nokia is trying new innovative methods to get people excited about Windows Phone Apps. In association with media company NDTV,  Nokia India has launched an app reality TV show titled, ‘Nokia Lumia – Your Wish Is My App’ for its Lumia Range of Smartphones running Windows Phone OS7.The Windows App Ecosystem has to improve its app offering. Android & iOS smartphones have long been enjoying...
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Cellphone An Integral Part Of Indian Consumer’s Life, Says Nokia VP D. Shivakumar

In the mobile phone game, one brand immediately comes to mind: Nokia. They have been around for over a decade and their phones are sold in virtually every corner of the world. Having shipped over a billion mobile phones over the years, from the legendary 3310 to the latest Lumia range, Nokia are one of the oldest players in the market. One of their biggest markets is India. Nokia India is their Indian...
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Nokia India Introduces Navteq Mapping Services For 3G Users

At a press conference held in Chennai, Nokia India have introduced its new feature of Navteq mapping service to 3G users. This feature will provide the users to personalized ‘information on demand’.The Navteq mapping feature and navigation service will not only provide users with the information on destination but also lead them with the direction. For example: If you are a tourist and...
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