Eighty Nine Thousand Microsoft Employees To Get A Windows Phone 7 Device

Posted Oct 29, 2010

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) said that they would be issuing a new WP7 phone to all 89,000 employees. “Every Microsoft employee will be getting a Windows Phone 7 phone,” stated Guy Gilbert, a Windows Phone executive. Gilbert and his colleague Paul Bryan had both acknowledged that Windows Mobile 6.5 and previous versions of their mobile operating system had problems that prevented Microsoft from gaining substantial market share. The Windows Phone 7 is expected to launch in about a week in the U.S. [Network World]