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Finnish: [ˈnokiɑ]) is a Finnish multinationaltelecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company, founded in 1865.
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Finnish: [ˈnokiɑ]) is a Finnish multinationaltelecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company, founded in 1865. Nokia's headquarters are in Espoo, in the greater Helsinki metropolitan area. In 2017, Nokia employed approximately 102,000 people across over 100 countries, did business in more than 130 countries, and reported annual revenues of around €23 billion. Nokia is a public limited companylisted on the Helsinki Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. It is the world's 415th-largest company measured by 2016 revenues according to the Fortune Global 500,having peaked at 85th place in 2009. It is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.
Logo since 1978
Main entrance of Nokia's headquarters in Espoo
Julkinen osakeyhtiöTraded as
Nasdaq Helsinki: NOKIAEuronext: NOKIANYSE: NOK
Telecommunications equipmentNetworking equipment
Founded12 May 1865; 153 years ago in Tampere, Grand Duchy of FinlandFounders
Fredrik IdestamLeo MechelinEduard Polón
Risto Siilasmaa(Chairman)Rajeev Suri (President and CEO)Kristian Pullola (CFO)
ProductsList of Nokia productsRevenue￼ €23.147 billion (2017)
￼ €16 million (2017)
￼ –€1.437 billion (2017)Total assets￼ €41.024 billion (2017)Total equity￼ €16.218 billion (2017)
Number of employees
Nokia NetworksNokia Technologies
Bell LabsAlcatel MobileNGP CapitalNuage NetworksAlcatel Submarine Networks
Websitewww.nokia.comFootnotes / references
The company has had various industries in over 150 years. It was founded as a pulp milland had long been associated with rubber and cables, but since the 1990s focuses on large-scale telecommunications infrastructures, technology development, and licensing.Nokia is a notable major contributor to the mobile telephony industry, having assisted in the development of the GSM, 3G and LTEstandards (and currently in 5G), and is best known for having been the largest worldwide vendor of mobile phones and smartphonesfor a period. After a partnership with Microsoft and market struggles, its mobile phone business was eventually bought by the former, creating Microsoft Mobile as its successor in 2014. After the sale, Nokia began to focus more extensively on its telecommunications infrastructure business and on the Internet of things, marked by the divestiture of its Here mapping division and the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, including its Bell Labs research organization. The company then also experimented with virtual reality and digital health, the latter through the purchase of Withings.The Nokia brand has since returned to the mobile and smartphone market through a licensing arrangement with HMD Global.Nokia continues to be a major patent licensor for most large mobile phone vendors. As of 2018 Nokia is the world's third largest network equipment manufacturer.
The company was viewed with national prideby Finns, as its successful mobile phone business made it by far the largest worldwide company and brand from Finland. At its peak in 2000, during the telecoms bubble, Nokia alone accounted for 4% of the country's GDP, 21% of total exports, and 70% of the Helsinki Stock Exchange market capital