Providers are turning away from Samsung’s mobile operating system ‘




Big providers have turned away from Tizen, the mobile operating system from Samsung and Intel. Among other European carriers Orange and Telefonica will not quickly bring Tizen devices on the market. Japan’s NTT Docomo deleted before a device.

Orange, one of the major partners of Samsung to develop Tizen, has no device with the operating system on the roadmap, says a spokesman told business newspaper The Wall Street Journal. Telefonica withdrew earlier return from Tizen Assocation, which leads the development of the mobile operating system. The U.S. carrier Sprint did the same.

Last month, a device with Tizen was released for the Japanese operator NTT Docomo. The director of the provider had, according to a source for a month practicing the presentation, but on the day that the device would be revealed, the Japanese provider decided to delete because it was feared that there would be no demand for the release.

Tizen is a mobile operating system from Samsung and Intel. Samsung dumped its own Bada operating system for the development of Tizen, which has cost billions of euros. Intel has been working for five years on a mobile operating system, successively Moblin, MeeGo and Tizen, but there were never sets it off.

Samsung and Intel have, according to information from Tweakers harder to wake than new initiatives such as interest Firefox OS and Ubuntu, because Samsung and Intel unlike Mozilla and Canonical already large, powerful companies. Providers have not been eager to help you be in the mobile market, while many companies in the telecom industry, Intel also prefer to keep out of the door. Still dominant Samsung The latter appeared earlier instance when providers massively less developed lte preferred over wimax sponsored by Intel.

Samsung would, perhaps as part of the pact with Google , stop the development of Tizen. In any case, ZTE would also be a device made with Tizen a variant of the one year old Android smartphone Geek. Which would be shown at the Mobile World Congress, the telecom exhibition that begins at the end of February in Barcelona.

ZTE Geek met Tizen

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