Microsoft To Increase Mobile Market With China's Help

In an effort to expand its mobile operating system into the world’s biggest cell phone market, Microsoft has signed a co-development agreement with Qualcomm backed, China-based TechFaith Wireless.



The two companies will work together on a number of smartphones and entertainment devices, as well as collaborating on the sales and marketing of Windows Mobile devices.

“Our strategy is to grow with China’s information industry on a win-win basis. We wish to facilitate the entry of software and IT products and services from China-based companies into the international market,” commented Microsoft executive Tim Chen on the recent deal.

Summary

In an effort to expand its mobile operating system into the world’s biggest cell phone market, Microsoft has signed a co-development agreement with Qualcomm backed, China-based TechFaith Wireless.


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