Thanks to the formation of the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group, the first Ubuntu OS-based smartphone today took a step closer on its arrival. The newly formed Ubuntu CAG will allow mobile operators shape Ubuntu’s mobile strategy and includes the major operators from around the world. The initial founding members are EE, Deutesche Telekom, Korea Telecom, telecom Italia, LG UPlus, Portugal Telecom and SK Telecom.
With earlier report its being confirmed that the Ubuntu-based smartphone features as that its rival is using, while its web site pushes HTML5 and native code apps. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth said that by the end of this year or early next year before the time when first fully Ubuntu-built smartphones are ready to start shipping.