Tangentially, see Microsoft Presents Low-Cost Phones and Windows 10 for Mobile (NYT) and Microsoft Makes Case for Windows 10 on Phones Even as Android and iOS Work Expands (Re/code)
"At the 2010 Mobile World Congress Nokia Corp. was still the best-selling mobile device maker in the world. Five years later at the MWC, Nokia isn’t launching new handsets for consumers.Nokia’s Shift From Devices To Enabling Connectivity is Complete, Almost—Mobile World - Digits - WSJ
Instead it wants to be the key enabler of the high capacity telecom networks and software that the world’s handsets – now led by Apple and Samsung – connect to the Internet. It also wants to enable cars to connect to the Internet, and human operators to control robots working at maintenance sites – in almost real time, or with as little latency as possible."