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Symbian now is open-source!

Symbian Foundation offers a free code for everyone to participate openly in the future of mobile.

San Francisco, USA and London, United Kingdom, February 4th 2010 - Symbian Foundation announced today the launch of open source of the most popular smartphone platform in the world.

The Symbian platform has been developed for over 10 years and over 330 million units are sold around the world. The completely open source code is now freely available. The conversion of this most common platform to the open source was the largest in the history of software. The transition was completed four months ahead of planned time and brings the basis for an unlimited number of development of mobile innovation and openness.

Any person or organization can now use and modify the code for any purpose, whether for a mobile device or anything else. This strategic move will allow the Symbian environment to speed up with the greatest potential for innovation to market and development of the platform for free. Symbian commitment to transparency also means total transparency in future projects, including the publication of the roadmap and platform functionality available up to 2011. Anyone can contribute and influence the roadmap and the new features.