Interview with HTC's CEO

Posted on Saturday, Dec 15 2007 @ 23:30 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Engadget had an interview with Peter Chou, the CEO of HTC.
I think that in some ways in the last few years Microsoft has been holding its partners back with the Windows Mobile platform. I'm curious to know if you feel that Android is what is necessary for HTC to take the next step in next-generation mobile devices? Do feel that Microsoft is in some ways is holding you back?

No, not really. I think that Microsoft Windows Mobile has a lot of value and sometimes people may not see that. Windows Mobile has a lot of value and our commitment to Windows Mobile is not changing, actually. Our commitment to Windows Mobile is even stronger, but Android is, for HTC, a good opportunity to expand our portfolio. Maybe more consumer focused, that kind of an internet experience. But Windows Mobile is strong for enterprise [customers]. Of course, there are some devices we've been working on, like the Touch, where we're trying to improve the experience with it. Our belief is that not a single device can satisfy all.
Read on over here.

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