On 26 April 2001 Nokia partnered with to supply modems and routers in Spain.
With the Microsoft alliance and under Elop's management, Nokia also had a renewed focus on the North American market where Nokia phones were, in stark contrast to the rest of the world, almost irrelevant for many years.
Nokia last used three-digit names on analogue phones in the 1990s.
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Nokia was the largest vendor at the time in all regions bar.
The acquisition created a stronger competitor to the rival firms and , whom Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent had surpassed in terms of total combined revenue in 2014.