Deutsche Telekom Bringing Firefox-Based First Smartphone: Alcatel ONE TOUCH FIRE

Posted on Feb 24 2013 - 10:23pm by Editorial Staff

Mozilla Firefox OS

The year Mobile World Congress is here to mark the bringing of Mozilla operating system – Firefox’s based smartphone and Deutsche Telekom is the first mobile communication services provider to launch a smartphone. The device dubbed as Alcatel ONE TOUCH FIRE with Firefox OS will be available in Poland this year while more countries to follow later this year. The Alcatel ONE TOUCH FIRE features a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GHz CPU on board while other details still to come.

“Partnerships are an important method in paving the way for innovations. We rely on open platforms because we want to create freedom of choice on behalf of our customers,” said René Obermann, Chairman of the Board of Deutsche Telekom at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. “That’s why we support Mozilla in developing an innovative and open standard for mobile terminals. The launch of the first smartphone in Europe with the new Firefox operating system is an important step on the way to more competition between the different ecosystems.”

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