Nokia announced today that it signed a multi-year patent licensing deal with the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo.
The company did not reveal details about the agreement, but it looks like the Guangdong-based maker will rely on the biggest license holder in the mobile world for connectivity patents.
Maria Varsellona, Nokia CLO and President of Nokia Technologies, stated simply that Oppo is one of the leaders in the smartphone industry and [Nokia] is pleased to welcome them as a licensee. This agreement further validates [Nokias] global licensing program.
With this deal Oppo joins Samsung, Xiaomi and Huawei in using Nokia’s intellectual property in the next five years.