Nokia Acquires Psion's Shares in Symbian Software

2/10/2004 - Symbian Software Limited comments on the announcements made by Psion and Nokia regarding the initiation of a process to enable the transfer of Psionís 31.1% holding in Symbian to Nokia.

David Levin, Chief Executive of Symbian Software Limited, stated "Although this transaction remains to be completed, it is appropriate to recognise the immense contribution Psion made to Symbian in terms of the early development of what has now become Symbian OS and in much of the original strategic vision behind the company. I am delighted that Nokia is making this commitment to invest further in Symbian and to endorse Symbian's strategy and operational activities as an independently governed company working with partners across the mobile industry. We will continue to create value for all Symbian's customers through the commercial delivery of Symbian OS, the industry- and market-leading mobile phone operating system for phone markets worldwide."

About Symbian Software Limited
Symbian is a software licensing company that develops and licenses Symbian OS, the global open industry standard operating system for advanced, data-enabled mobile phones. Symbian licenses Symbian OS to the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers including Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Siemens and Sony Ericsson. Publicly announced products based on Symbian OS include the BenQ P30, Motorola A920 for 3, Sendo X, Siemens SX-1, NTT DoCoMo FOMA F900i, F2102V and F2051 built by Fujitsu, Sony Ericsson P800 and P900 Smartphones, Nokia 9200 Communicator range as well as the 7700, 7650, 6600, 6620, 3650/3600, 3660/3620 and N-Gage. Symbian has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom with offices in the US, Europe and Asia. For further information about Symbian, please see

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