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Ubuntu's Carrier Advisory Group gets 8 new members

0. phoneArena posted on 18 Jun 2013, 16:46

When we talked to Canonical's Pat McGowan last month there wasn't anything he could say about carriers that the company was working with to bring Ubuntu Touch to the market, but today there was quite a big announcement on that front. Eight big name carriers from around the world have joined Ubuntu's Carrier Advisory Group...

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posted on 18 Jun 2013, 17:04

1. ama3654 (Posts: 295; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)

Encouraging, but release this Ubuntu already, or it won't stand a chance against Key Lime pie which can run easily on 512 MB devices.

posted on 18 Jun 2013, 18:49 1

3. Zero0 (Posts: 592; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)

Too early to call.

OEMs might be a little scared of Android. Look at what Samsung is doing: building a new OS on its own. They don't want to depend on Google's OS, it's getting too big for their safety. If a really solid mobile OS comes along, OEMs could market it to keep a balance of power in the software end of things.

posted on 18 Jun 2013, 17:25

2. jibraihimi (Posts: 770; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)

So we can expect fair no. of bloatwares on Ubuntu for mobile........

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