Tuesday, August 07, 2012

How Microsoft makes money in the phone space

See post Microsoft’s Collected Patent Royalties Dwarf Windows Phone Sales , including the text:

In the past, we’ve reported that it’s been estimated that Microsoft earns nearly three times as much through licensing its technologies to Android OEMs than what it makes on its own platform.

While Microsoft may not have the market share that Android does, the success of the Android ecosystem will surely guarantee Microsoft revenue in the mobile space.


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