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Nokia Corporation (, , , ), stylised as NOKIA, is a Finnish multinational communications and information technology company, founded in 1865. Nokia is headquartered in Espoo, Uusimaa, in the greater Helsinki metropolitan area. In 2014, Nokia employed 61,656 people across 120 countries, did business in more than 150 countries and reported annual revenues of around €12.73 billion. Nokia is a public limited-liability company listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. It is the world's 274th-largest company measured by 2013 revenues according to the Fortune Global 500. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.

The company has had various industries in its 150-year history, originally founded as a pulp mill, and currently focuses on large-scale telecommunications infrastructures, and technology development and licensing. Nokia is also a major contributor to the mobile telephony industry, having assisted in development of the GSM and LTE standards, and was, for a period, the largest vendor of mobile phones in the world. Nokia's dominance also extended into the smartphone industry through its Symbian platform, but was soon overshadowed by competitors. Nokia eventually entered into a pact with Microsoft in 2011 to exclusively use its Windows Phone platform on future smartphones. Its mobile phone business was eventually bought by Microsoft in an overall deal totaling €5.44 billion (US $7.17 billion). Stephen Elop, Nokia's former CEO, and several other executives joined the new Microsoft Mobile subsidiary of Microsoft as part of the deal, which was completed on April 25, 2014.

Since the sale of its mobile phone business, Nokia began to focus more extensively on its telecommunications infrastructure business, marked by the divestiture of its Here Maps division, its foray in virtual reality, and the acquisitions of French telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent and digital health maker Withings in 2016. From late 2016, Nokia's name will return to the mobile phone market through HMD global.

Nokia (disambiguation)

Nokia is a Finnish telecommunications corporation.

Nokia may also refer to:

Companies
  • Nokia Networks, a subsidiary of Nokia Corporation
  • Nokia Technologies, a subsidiary of Nokia Corporation
  • Nokian Tyres , a Finnish manufacturer of tyres split from Nokia Corporation in 1988
  • Nokian Footwear , a Finnish manufacturer of footwear split from Nokia Corporation in 1990
  • Nokia Growth Partners, a global venture capital firm sponsored by Nokia Corporation
Locations
  • Nokia, Finland, a Finnish town
  • Nokia railway station, a railway station in Nokia town
Music
  • Nokia tune, a popular mobile ringtone
Religion
  • Nokia Revival, a Christian movement
People
  • noki-A (born 1973), a Japanese professional wrestler
Yachts
  • Nokia (yacht), a yacht