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Will Microsoft Waive Windows Phone Fees?

Microsoft has waived Windows Phone licensing fees for two Indian smartphone makers. Will the company extend the offer to other manufacturers to help boost sales?

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Thomas Claburn
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3/13/2014 | 5:19:15 PM
Re: Different markets
I wonder whether the Lava and Karbonn pay patent licensing fees for Android and whether those fees offset whatever Microsoft is losing by not getting Windows Phone licensing fees.
Lorna Garey
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3/13/2014 | 3:51:32 PM
Different markets
It seems like $25 on average will make a bigger difference in buying decisions in emerging markets than in North America and Europe.
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