Firefox Mobile OS to launch in five countries this summer

gary_kovacsMozilla CEO says that the Firefox Mobile OS will be available this summer in Venezuela, Poland, Brazil, Portugal, and Spain.

NEW YORK — Firefox Mobile OS will launch this summer in five countries, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs said at the All Things D conference here Monday.

Kocacs, who announced earlier this month that he will be stepping down from his post as CEO, said that the new operating system, which is designed for low-end devices, will launch this summer in Venezuela, Poland, Brazil, Portugal, and Spain.

Mozilla’s move to target customers outside the U.S. makes sense given that the OS is targeted for lower-end devices. Kovacs acknowledged that the 1.0 version of the OS that lands on these first phones is just a start. He said the company is simply trying to stimulate the market with the Firefox Mobile OS.  Read entire article>>

Source: CNET news | By: Marguerite Reardon