Supporting Partner Quotes


Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, APAC BU INDIA of ALCATEL ONETOUCH

“We are excited about this launch and are sure that it will create a new opportunity for customers waiting for an affordable smartphone to upgrade from their feature phone. The device from ALCATEL ONETOUCH based on Firefox OS addresses that segment. We are also collaborating with Mozilla to identify and bring to market more devices that satisfy users’ expectations with the flexibility and customization of Firefox OS.”

Deepesh Gupta, Managing Director of Zen Mobile:

“We are thrilled to tie up with Mozilla and ready to offer Zen Mobile handsets powered by the new Firefox OS. Firefox OS opens a new window of opportunities for India and Indian citizens. Most of the buyers in India are still price conscious and most of them still find owning a smartphone very expensive. Yet nowadays they are aspirational and open to trying new things.
The new Firefox OS phone redefines the smartphone category, breaks new price barriers and makes it possible for a huge untapped Indian audience to now own a smartphone. Firefox OS is very easy to use and will make it possible for every Indian to take advantage of the benefits of internet and its applications and help enhance their everyday life.”


Michael Adnani, VP, Retail & Head of Brand Relations, Flipkart:

“We are delighted to introduce the new ALCATEL ONETOUCH Fire C on our marketplace. With this new device, we will be expanding our portfolio of affordable smartphones and making it possible for every Indian to own a smartphone just at Rs.1990.”

Tony Navin, SVP, Electronics and Home at

“We are excited to launch this new technology in the Indian market. Firefox OS devices by Intex and Spice are exclusively available on We have seen a tremendous response from our customer base as well.  At, mobile is one of our fastest growing categories and this launch has definitely caught our users’ interest.”


Maxim Kejzelman , Product Manager Mobile at Bom Negócio:

“Bom Negócio is proud to be a part of the Firefox Marketplace. We always look for the best way to distribute our service and products to users, and when Firefox OS launched here in Brazil the decision to appear on the Marketplace was obvious. We want to thank the Firefox OS team for assisting us in the development of our app, making the process very smooth. With their help we managed to launch quickly and we are also happy to announce that users tell us they really enjoy using the Bom Negócio app on their Firefox OS phone.”

Mariano di Palma, Director of Marketing & Communications, Latin America, Bumeran:

“We constantly seek out new and innovative ways to help people get closer to new job opportunities. Being part of the Firefox Marketplace is a huge step for our business. Firefox OS has a large presence in Latin America and so this represents a must-have for our company as we can cover the entire mobile app market across the region. Working with Mozilla’s app development team was a wonderful experience and now we are developing a second iteration of our app with them. We are confident it will be a success.”

Santosh Rao, Head of Mobile Commerce, eBay India:

“eBay India is glad to announce a special Firefox app with an intuitive, easy-to-use interface for a seamless shopping experience that gives consumers access to the best deals on the widest variety of products. Firefox OS is a promising platform that has generated great buzz in the mass market and could play a significant role in accelerating smartphone adoption in the country. We believe an increasing proportion of online shoppers will now shop on their mobile devices and the portfolio of eBay apps will make this an easy & enjoyable experience.”

Gaurav Thakur, Director-Mobile Products & Revenue of ESPN:

“At ESPN, the fan experience is at the core of everything that we do. To this extent, we’re delighted to partner with Mozilla to bring the depth of ESPNcricinfo content to the growing tribe of mobile users who are adopting smartphone technology for the first time. With user engagement increasing exponentially on mobile devices, partnerships like these help us to get that much closer to our fans.”

Jacobo Toll-Messia, Founder and CEO, Hubii:

“Unlike other news aggregators we have focused on local and hyper-local news, without neglecting the bigger picture. Being a global partner of Mozilla is important to us as it has helped Hubii to grow and open up doors to many other partners, producing tangible, new opportunities in a very short time. The fact that Firefox OS is an HTML5-based OS made the development of the application fast and easy and ready for market in no time. In Mozilla we found a partner willing to help us reach the next billion news readers that will go online in the next 5 years. ”

Jonathan Lavigne, CTO at Onefootball:

“Firefox OS is a natural platform for us to deliver football scores and news to all people, independent of language, country or device. As we expand our service to the Web, the simplicity of packaging our app for Firefox OS made our choice a simple one and users of our apps have responded very positively to the release.”

Deepinder Goyal, CEO of Zomato:

“We’re confident that our mission of providing a convenient platform to a new and larger user base ties in impeccably with Mozilla’s focus on openness and providing access to one and all.”