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First phone with Mozilla Firefox OS in Telenor

Telenor customers will be the first in Serbia to enjoy the benefits of the latest mobile operating systems – Mozilla Firefox

November 28, 2013 – Telenor Serbia is introducing to customers in Serbia One Touch Fire – the first smartphone with Firefox operating system.
 
The Firefox OS smartphones are the first devices driven completely by Web technologies to deliver the performance, personalization and affordable price in a smartphone with a beautiful, intuitive and easy-to-use experience.
 
One Touch Fire, with simple user interface, super smooth navigation and highly optimized graphics, can be pre-ordered today through Telenor Serbia web shop and will be in Telenor stores starting December 1.


 
“We strive to provide the best user experience and the latest devices to our customers in Serbia. With Mozilla’s open Web platform, Telenor offers a high quality mobile Internet experience and affordable smartphones. We believe this will contribute to an increase in the number of mobile Internet users in Serbia, accessing advanced - and local apps and content”, said Ove Fredheim, Telenor Serbia CEO.
 
At the Mobile World congress in Barcelona earlier this year, Telenor announced the cooperation with Mozilla with the aim of bringing mobile phones on Firefox operative system to customers in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). With a powerful market launch, Telenor Serbia now delivers on the promise of bringing Firefox OS based smartphones to customers in the region.
 
“I am pleased to see that our customers in Serbia, Hungary and Montenegro will be able to enjoy mobile phones on Firefox OS, providing them with high-quality Internet experience before Christmas. Through this launch, we are one step closer to connecting the next billion customers to the web,” said Executive Vice President of Telenor Group and Head of Telenor Digital, Rolv-Erik Spilling.
 
Tristan Nitot, Founder of Mozilla Europe and Principal Evangelist, explained that building Firefox OS is part of Mozilla’s mission to put the power of the Web in people’s hands and offer the best Web experience possible. “We’re very happy to see Telenor launching the first Firefox OS devices in Serbia, Montenegro and Hungary with more developers being inspired to innovate for the Web,” Nitot concludes.