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1865 – 1987

In 1865, Fredrik Idestam founds a paper mill in Finland. The company moves on to cable and electronics by the early 1900’s. We reach the 1980’s and the world welcomes the mobile phone; Nokia launches its first Mobira Cityman handheld phone.

1992

Jorma Ollila becomes president and CEO of Nokia.

1992

Nokia launches the Nokia 1011, its first GSM handset. The phone has a monochrome display, extendable antenna, and can store up to 99 mobile numbers.

1994

The world’s first satellite call was made on a Nokia GSM handset.

1998

Nokia is the #1 mobile phone company in the world.

1999

The Nokia 7110 is launched, being the first mobile phone to use WAP (Wireless Application Protocol)

2002

Nokia goes 3G- introducing the Nokia 6650, 7650 with built-in camera, and the 3650 with video capture.

2005

Nokia introduces its Nserires smartphones- allowing users to listen to music, take pictures, play games, and access the internet from their phone. The first three phones of the series are the N70, N90, and N91.
Nokia celebrates selling 1 billion mobile phones worldwide.

2006

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo becomes president and CEO of Nokia

2007

Nokia credited as 5th most valued brand in the world.

2010

Today, Nokia offers a variety of multi-media phones with 3G, MP3, GPS, internet access, and touch-screen capabilities.

The N8 smartphone has a 12 megapixel camera with HD video, which can be attached to a home theatre with surround sound. The N8 can easily access the internet for TV, music, games, Ovi Maps, and other apps. The Nokia N8 markets at £429.00

Nokia is still the world’s number one manufacturer of mobile phones.

Olli Pekka Kallasvuo leaves Nokia as Ceo and Stephen Elop becomes the CEO.

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