Nokia could be about to reveal plans to get behind Windows Phone 7 on 11 Feb.
New CEO Stephen Elop is set to talk to investors in London and is planning a major announcement for the speech ahead of Mobile World Congress 2011.
Describing the announcement as 'strategic', we're crossing our fingers and toes and hoping Nokia is going to take a punt on Windows Phone 7.
Nokia's OS of choice is Symbian and, while not without its charms, the software has struggled to compete against the likes of Android and iOS.
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After Elop's comments that Nokia must "build, capitalise and/or join a competitive ecosystem" last week, speculation that the company will get behind Android or Windows Phone has been rife.
The New York Times reports that Nokia's shares have seen a gentle increase thanks to the rumours of a Microsoft software alliance.
Elop himself joined Nokia from Microsoft – maybe he's missing the old gang. Either way, building hardware for a proven OS could be the answer to Nokia's problems; we'll bring you the news as it breaks.
Via Venture Beat