2/26/2004 - Wipro Technologies, the global technology services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) announced a Series 60 Competence Center agreement with Nokia. Wipro will provide smart phone development and integration services for handset manufacturers that have the licensed Series 60 Platform.
As a Series 60 Competence Centre provider, Wipro will offer software development, backed by its understanding of the requirements for end-to-end Series 60 Platform software and hardware integration. If required, Wipro will be able to manage an entire Series 60 Platform integration project.
Dr. Rao, President of Telecom & Inter-Networking Solutions Division, Wipro Technologies said, “We look forward to building on our strong relationship with Nokia and being part of a leading-edge company and the development of its future mobile technologies. Wipro’s extensive resources, experience and unique quality processes will help successful projects arrive on time and budget.”
“We are delighted to have a new, such a highly respected member joining the Series 60 Product Creation Community. Competence Centers, such as Wipro, are companies that have already a proven track record in the industry. They benefit the licensees with reduced time-to-market when developing smart phones based on Series 60. Wipro will extend the scale and scope of the Community's offering significantly”, said Jukka Riivari, Director, Terminal Platform Sales, Nokia.
Nokia introduced the Series 60 Product Creation Community a year ago at 3GSM World Congress in Cannes. The Competence Centers in the community are companies that are equipped with proficient and knowledgeable resources and understand requirements for end-to-end software and hardware integration on time and budget.
Series 60 is currently one of the leading smart phone platforms in the world. It is licensed by mobile phone manufacturers including Siemens, Samsung, Panasonic, and Nokia. The success of the platform amongst the licensees ensures a large Series 60 device base and a diverse product portfolio. The licensees, together with operators and developers, drive innovation into the platform exploiting their vast experience and expertise in the mobile communication industry.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro's ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange, among others. More information is available at www.wipro.com.
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