The company Mozilla, creator of the popular web browser Firefox, has been backed by Telefónica and other international operators, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Smart, Sprint, Telecom Italia and Telenor, to launch a new open mobile operating system will be called Firefox OS and with which he intends to deal with systems from Apple and Android.
In addition, TCL Communication Technology (Alcatel) and ZTE are two companies that are responsible for making the first mobile phones that incorporate the new system. As reported by the company led by Cesar Alierta, the first devices of this nature will begin shipping in early 2013 Brazil through Vivo, a subsidiary of Telefonica.
According to President and CEO of Digital Phone, Matthew Key, Firefox OS will allow an enhanced experience with “smartphones” to a majority of the population with a lower cost because it is a free software. “It is essential for us to accelerate the adoption of smartphones in developing countries,” explained Key