Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Ballmer insists Microsoft 'deeply committed to Finland'

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 03 September 13

Executives assembled in Espoo attempt to allay local concerns over foreign takeover of Nokia's handset business; former CEO Elop admits to 'sadness' over changes at Nokia.

Microsoft intends to make Finland the hub of its European operations following the acquisition of Nokia's mobile devices business, Steve Ballmer revealed on Tuesday. Taking the stage at the Espoo press conference at which Nokia and Microsoft detailed their €5.44 billion deal, the outgoing Microsoft CEO focused squarely on the biggest issue for many local journalists…

Microsoft intends to make Finland the hub of its European operations following the acquisition of Nokia's mobile devices business, Steve Ballmer revealed on Tuesday. Taking the stage at the Espoo press conference at which Nokia and Microsoft detailed their €5.44 billion deal, the outgoing Microsoft CEO focused squarely on the biggest issue for many local journalists…

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