Open Handset Alliance

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Open Handset Alliance
TypeOpen mobile platform (Android) development
Region served
Mobile operators, Software companies, Commercialization companies, Semiconductor companies, Handset manufacturers

The Open Handset Alliance, also called OHA by many people, is a business alliance. It includes 80 companies to help improve open standards for mobile phones. Members of this include Google, HTC, Sony, Dell, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Samsung, LG, T-Mobile, Nvidia, and Wind River Systems.[1]

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Android operating system

The OHA was started on 5 November 2007 by Google and 34 other companies. The companies included mobile phone manufacturers, application developers, mobile network operators and processor makers.[2]

Android is the main software of the alliance.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Industry Leaders Announce Open Platform for Mobile Devices". Open Handset Alliance. 2007-11-05. Retrieved 2007-11-05.
  2. "Open Handset Alliance members page". Open Handset Alliance. 2007-11-05. Retrieved 2007-11-05.

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