Monday, April 27, 2009

Nokia Realigns Services Group, Cuts 450 Jobs

Nokia announced a realignment of its Services unit with the goal of creating a more simplified user experience and deeper and greater opportunities for third parties. Further, Nokia will focus investments on fewer initiatives and increase the use of common enablers across certain services. As part of the announced changes, all mobile games will now become available through the Ovi Store, in addition to through their existing channels. Nokia also announced plans to streamline its internal IT and Compatibility & Industry Collaboration activities in the Corporate Development Office unit, resulting in the elimination of about 450 positions.

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