1 June 2006

Nokia design director describes second stage of mobile communications

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This afternoon Nokia’s Design Director Marko Ahtisaari talked about “Mobile 2.0: Social Renaissance” at Reboot 8.0 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In his talk, which is summarised by Nicolas Nova on Pasta & Vinegar, Ahtisaari described the second stage of mobile communication. The mobile industry today has a huge scale: it reached 2bn mobile subscribers today. Ahtisaari believes the next 2bn are very different, in terms of usage patterns and income. To him, there are seven challenges that can be opportunities.

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