Jun 21, 2013

Canonical announces Carrier Advisory Group (CAG) for Ubuntu Mobile

Canonical has announced the Carrier Advisory Group (CAG) for Ubuntu Mobile which will shape the future of the Ubuntu on mobiles. CAG members will have early access to information about Ubuntu and device manufacturer plans to support the OS, as well as the opportunity to be a launch partner for Ubuntu on smartphones.

The founders members of the CAG are as follows:
Deutsche Telekom, Everything Everywhere, Korea Telecom, Telecom Italia, LG UPlus, Portugal Telecom, SK Telecom and the leading Spanish international carrier. CAG is chaired by David wood who has 25 years of experience in mobile industry.

Commenting on this move, Wood said, “The mobile industry remains on the lookout for an independent platform that enables innovation and differentiation. Ubuntu brings a time-tested operating system and an attractive user experience, as well as a community of developers ready to apply enterprise-grade skills in the creation of applications. The Carrier Advisory Group will have ample opportunity to influence the Ubuntu roadmap, and take full advantage of the potential in this emerging platform."