On Monday, Finnish company Nokia announced its plan to acquire Chicago-based map provider NAVTEQ. Speculations were rampant after TomTom announced its plan to acquire "the other" global map data provider, Tele Atlas, earlier this year. Editors Joe Francica and Adena Schutzberg listened to leaders from both companies offer their reasoning for their excitement for the newly expanded Nokia in an investor call and offer their insights into the announcement and its impact.
- Nokia's Star Turn (Barrons)
- Nokia to Acquire NAVTEQ (press release)
- Audiocast (replay of conference call)
- Slides (pdf)(slides from conference call)
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