- Apr 7, 2011
1992: Nokia’s first GSM handset
Nokia launches its first GSM handset, the Nokia 1011.
1994: Nokia Tune is launched
Nokia launches the 2100, the first phone to feature the Nokia Tune.
1994: World’s first satellite call
The world’s first satellite call is made, using a Nokia GSM handset.
1997: Snake – a classic mobile game
The Nokia 6110 is the first phone to feature Nokia’s Snake game.
1998: Nokia leads the world
Nokia becomes the world leader in mobile phones.
1999: The Internet goes mobile
Nokia launches the world's first WAP handset, the Nokia 7110.
2002: First 3G phone
Nokia launches its first 3G phone, the Nokia 6650.
2003: Nokia launches the N-Gage
Mobile gaming goes multiplayer with the N-Gage.
2005: The Nokia Nseries is born
Nokia introduces the next generation of multimedia devices, the Nokia Nseries.
2005: The billionth Nokia phone is sold
Nokia sells its billionth phone – a Nokia 1100 – in Nigeria. Global mobile phone subscriptions pass 2 billion.
2006: A new President and CEO – Nokia today
Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo becomes Nokia’s President and CEO; Jorma Ollila becomes Chairman of Nokia’s board. Nokia and Siemens announce plans for Nokia Siemens Networks.
Nokia recognized as 5th most valued brand in the world. Nokia Siemens Networks commences operations. Nokia launches Ovi, its new internet services brand.
Nokia's three mobile device business groups and the supporting horizontal groups are replaced by an integrated business segment, Devices & Services.