Jolla partners with Intex for India push

Jolla named Indian smartphone player Intex as its first Sailfish OS licensing partner, bringing products powered by Sailfish OS to market later this year. As part of its emerging markets strategy, Jolla also announced the formation of Sailfish India, described …

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Jolla to focus on Sailfish OS, create separate devices unit

Finland’s Jolla wants to focus efforts on the licensing and development of its open mobile operating system, Sailfish, and will set up a new company for its device business, where it “sees a specific interest from privacy-aware consumers and corporations …

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Yota denies ditching Android for Sailfish

Russian devices start-up Yota is not abandoning Android and opting for Jolla’s Sailfish operating system, as some reports have suggested. A spokesperson for Yota told Mobile World Live “it is not true,” although no further detail was given. The Digital …

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Jolla kicks off African Sailfish push

Jolla announced plans to “build a Sailfish OS ecosystem in Africa”, as part of its strategy to drive growth of the OS across emerging markets. The company is focusing its efforts on South Africa, creating a consortium (Sailfish Africa) with …

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Sailfish set to become Russia’s smartphone platform of choice

Work is underway which could see Sailfish picking-up support from Russia’s authorities, giving it a boost in a market that has already seen some push-back against the dominance of Google’s Android. According to the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications …

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