This move could be another in a series of steps that the giant from Redmond is taking to popularize its mobile OS and join the fight on equal terms with Android and iOS. According to The Times of India, free license for now are getting Indian companies Karbonn and Lava, manufacturers of cheap mobile phones that have produced devices based on Android, and only in the coming months will begin shipping the new models with the Windows Phone operating system.
Apparently their requirement to migrate to this platform was to give them a license for free, to which they agreed at Microsoft. If Microsoft decides to do the same with other, more popular manufacturers, we could see more interesting WP devices in near future.
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