New Manufacturer To Enter US Market
Jan 14, 2002, 11:37 AM by (staff)
Sendo Holdings Plc, a mobile phone manufacturer headquartered in Birmingham, England, announced it has opened a new North American headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Sendo, who is known for making carrier-branded phones for the European and Asian market, is now preparing to enter the US market. Microsoft is a large investor in Sendo, and their upcoming flagship product overseas is a smartphone based on Microsoft's platform.
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