Nokia to buy Navteq for $8.1 billion ...

Nokia to buy Navteq for $8.1 billion in push to expand services

There are 1 comment on the Chicago Tribune story from Oct 2, 2007, titled Nokia to buy Navteq for $8.1 billion in push to expand services. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Nokia Corp. has agreed to buy digital mapmaker Navteq Corp. for $8.1 billion in a deal that shakes up the GPS device market and underscores the intent of the world's largest mobile phone maker to use more ...

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Chicago Tribune.


Lynnwood, WA

#1 Oct 2, 2007
According to research from NewsVisual , a former long-time executive from Nokia currently shares a directorship with a NavTeq executive through a 3rd company. It is possible that this relationship played a key role early in the negotiations.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Nokia Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News 3D Systems: Weighing The Bankruptcy Risk (Mar '15) May '15 SuriJohn 2
News Technology Puts Detroit Back on Top (May '11) May '14 Auto-Safety 16
Back up & Restore Contacts on Your Symbian Noki... (Mar '14) Mar '14 randolph07 1
News Nokia handsets unit being bought by Microsoft s... (Jan '14) Jan '14 B-tech 1
Buying Jolla and waking up Symbian. (Oct '13) Oct '13 Isaiah 1
News Nokia Or BlackBerry, Who Dies First? (May '13) Sep '13 MR HENRY 3
News Market Maker Surveillance Report. NOK, RAD, INT... (Jul '13) Jul '13 Pavar 2
More from around the web