So that makes Microsoft the de facto Windows Phone OEM. Microsoft is working with global OEMs in an attempt to broaden the hardware base of its mobile platform. Those efforts, in many cases, are nascent. We should, however, see a number of new handsets running Windows Phone inside the next 12 months.Source: TechCrunch
The Nokia assets that Microsoft purchased provided the company with partial-quarter revenue of just under $2 billion, and negative earnings per share for the truncated period of $0.08. It’s expensive revenue, in other words. Microsoft indicated during its earnings call that it expects the division to stop losing money by the middle of 2016.
Microsoft makes almost 95 percent of Windows Phones
Posted on Wednesday, Jul 30 2014 @ 14:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck