Nokia wants to ape Apple, get cut of wireless contracts
For the wireless industry, 2007 has arguably become the year that a few companies grabbed the steering wheel and took the market for an off-road adventure. Verizon, Apple, and Google have all made announcements this year that have significantly impacted the industry. Last week, it was Nokia’s turn to announce its innovative free-DRMed-music-for-one-year program, Comes With Music. Now it’s back with a new goal: the company wants a percentage of contract revenues when its phones are sold.
Obviously inspired by Apple’s ability to seduce wireless carriers into sharing iPhone contract revenues, Nokia now has its own intentions to bring in the same deals.
Full story: arstechnica.com