*Nokia history started in 1865 when mining engineer Fredrik Idestam sets up
his first wood pulp mill at the Tammrekoski Rapids in south western in Finland.
*A Few years later he opens a second mill on the banks of the nokianvirta river,
which inspires him to name his company Nokia Ab in 1871,Idestam with the help of
his close friend statesman Leo Mechelin.
*Idestam's retirement from the management of the company in 1896 allowed Mechelin
to become the company's chairman(from 1898 until 1914)
*In 1902 Nokia added electricity generation to its business activities.
*In 1912,Arrid wickstrom founded Finnish cable works,producer of telephone,telegraph
and electronical cable and the foundation of Nokia's cable and electronics businesses.
*Having been jointly owned since 1922,Nokia Ab,Finnish cable works
and Finnish Rubber works officially merge in 1967.The new Nokia Corporation has five
businesses: rubber, cable, forestry, electronics and power generation.
*In 1966, Nokia and Salora started developing the ARP standard a car-based mobile radio
*In 1987, Nokia introduced one of the world's first handheld phones, the Mobira Cityman 900
the Mobira Cityman weighed only 800 g (28 oz) with price €4,560.
*In 1992,Nokia launched its first digital handheld GSM phone,the Nokia 1011.he model number
refers to its launch date,10 November.
*Nokia tune was introduced as a ringtone in 1994 with the Nokia 2100 series.
*In 1999, Nokia launches the Nokia 7110, a phone capable of rudimentary web-based functions,
*In November 2001 Nokia launches its first phone with a built-in camera, the Nokia 7650, and
in September 2002 its first video capture phone, the Nokia 3650.
*In 2002 Nokia launches its first 3G phone (third generation),the Nokia 6650.
*Nokia manufacturing facilities located at Finland,Brazil,Romania,China,Hungary,India,Mexico,