Nokia Named Top UK Mobile Manufacturer

Nokia has been named Manufacturer of the Year at a prestigious mobile phone industry awards ceremony.

The world’s leading mobile manufacturer was presented with the coveted title at the Mobile News Awards held in London on March 17, 2005.

The judging panel of industry experts praised Nokia’s continued innovation of both product design and technology, the company’s support of its customers, its new retail strategy which includes 11 new Nokia branded stores and its high profile marketing campaigns.

Commenting on the win, Mats Wolontis, Managing Director of Nokia UK said: “Everyone at Nokia worked very hard in 2004 to maintain our position as the number one manufacturer. It’s great to receive recognition for this hard work – especially from our colleagues in the mobile industry.”

Now in its 11th year, the Mobile News Awards acknowledge the best products, services, innovations and companies within the UK mobile communications’ industry. 14 categories mark achievement across all areas of the industry, ranging from the best small dealer/ retailer to best manufacturer.

Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations.