Nokia reported larger than expected quarterly profits on Thursday thanks to a patent deal with Apple and improving profitability at its network business, but warned its key market would slow. Network gear vendors have struggled amid weak demand from telecom operators, but Nokia has been outpacing rival Ericsson due to its 2016 acquisition of Franco-American rival Alcatel-Lucent.
Nokia beats forecasts but lowers networks outlook
Nokia has been outpacing rival Ericsson due to its 2016 acquisition of rival Alcatel-Lucent
Reuters Last Updated at July 28, 2017 02:48 IST