Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Verizon Wireless, SFR, SK Telecom Join LiMO Foundation for Open Handset OS

Verizon Wireless has joined the LiMo Foundation,

a global consortium of mobile leaders delivering an open handset platform for the whole mobile industry. Verizon Wireless joins the foundation's other 39 members in working within LiMo's transparent governance model to shape the evolution of the LiMo Platform, while remaining entirely free to deliver their own compelling and differentiated services to mobile customers.

Launched in January 2007 by six mobile industry leaders--Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics and Vodafone--LiMo was formed to deliver an open and globally consistent software platform based upon Mobile Linux.

Additional new members include Infineon Technologies, Kvaleberg AS, Mozilla Corporation, Red Bend Software, Sagem Mobiles, SFR and SK Telecom.http://www.limofoundation.org

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