Nokia received $250million from Microsoft in Q4 2011

Nokia’s Q4 results report reveals that it has received a “platform support payment” from Microsoft to the tune of $250 million.

Nokia states that this fee is on a per quarter basis which means that it will be getting more such payments in the future. Over the course of the agreement , platform support payment are expected to figure in billions of dollars. Nokia still has to pay an OS licensing fee of approximately $27 per device sold to Microsoft.

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