Friday, January 27, 2012 Jun Harefa , 0 Comments
Prior to these two companies disclose the exact figure has never issued an investment of Microsoft to Nokia. But with the latest expression looks a little picture that is expected to make the Nokia receive Microsoft subsidies up to billions dollars.
Nokia said in its exposure to financial results that strategic agreement Nokia and Microsoft are widely incorporate elements of subsidy and royalty payments. Microsoft provides a platform support costs while Nokia to pay royalties to Microsoft software. The Nokia also revealed that the company has a royalty structure is highly competitive software. This includes a commitment of minimum royalty payments.
The Nokia and Microsoft deal is like to suggest that Nokia pays Windows Phone royalties is much cheaper than the license granted to other vendors such as HTC and Samsung. ZTE also previously hinted that the company is paying about 27 dollars for every Windows Phone product it makes.
Not yet known whether the value of royalties from the licensing of Windows Phone provides a value that is greater than royalty licensing patents that are used by more than half of Android handset makers who have worked closely with Microsoft.