Friday, May 27, 2011

HTC Pays Microsoft $5 Per Android Phone, Says Citi [Business Insider]

Check the article link below for more details and an Android litigation timeline chart.  Perhaps Microsoft uses its Android-related revenues to subsidize, e.g., its Windows Phone relationship with Nokia…

Microsoft gets $5 for every HTC phone running Android, according to Citi analyst Walter Pritchard, who released a big report on Microsoft this morning.

Microsoft is getting that money thanks to a patent settlement with HTC over intellectual property infringement.

Microsoft is suing other Android phone makers, and it's looking for $7.50 to $12.50 per device, says Pritchard.

HTC Pays Microsoft $5 Per Android Phone, Says Citi

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