Desperate to create some hype around the fall launch of a high-end Windows Phone 8 model, Nokia...

|About: Nokia Corporation (NOK)|By:, SA News Editor

Desperate to create some hype around the fall launch of a high-end Windows Phone 8 model, Nokia (NOK) is reportedly negotiating with France Telecom (FTE) and other Euro carriers about conducting exclusive launches, and sharing revenues along the way. The talks represent a departure from Nokia's traditional strategy of reaching as many sales points as possible. AT&T's deal to exclusively carry the Lumia 900 in the U.S. hasn't lived up to expectations, in spite of heavy marketing spending.