Deutsche Telekom Announces European Launch of Firefox OS Devices

Open Web Devices Powered by Firefox OS on sale in Poland starting 12th July

Alcatel One Touch Fire

Alcatel One Touch Fire

Today, at a press conference in Warsaw, Poland, Deutsche Telekom announced the sales of the ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fire powered by Firefox OS will start soon in Europe. T-Mobile Poland will offer the Firefox OS-powered smartphone from 15th July nationwide in 850 shops and via its online sales channels from 12th July.

Market launches in additional European countries will follow in the Autumn. In Germany, the Firefox OS smartphone will be marketed via Deutsche Telekom second brand congstar. The company’s subsidiaries in Hungary (Magyar Telekom) and Greece (COSMOTE) will also begin sales of the Alcatel One Touch Fire this Autumn.

Deutsche Telekom has long been involved, along with other partners, in the development of Firefox OS. “We are excited to see T-Mobile launching a Firefox OS device in Poland”, said Mitchell Baker, Executive Chairperson Mozilla Foundation. “Thanks to our active community Poland has always been a stronghold for Firefox and Mozilla. It has been great to work with a local partner that shares our enthusiasm for the idea of an open Web device.”

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