Report: Nokia Not Allowing Carriers To Have Their Logos On Lumia 920 And Lumia 820
This is an interesting move from Nokia. According to sources of Italian Windows Phone blog, Nokia has decided not to allow network operators to have their logo on Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 devices. In Italy, TIM (Telecom Italy), 3 Italy (H3G), Vodafone and Wind are going to offer the latest Nokia Windows Phone 8 devices and none of them will have their brand on there devices. Carriers are allowed only to customize through software experience in Windows Phone 8. For example, they can have an own custom hub with live tile pinned to theÂ start screen of the device,Â etc,.
For now, Nokia Stores will be the only onesÂ selling the pure Nokia branded devices with no software customizationsÂ while the operator storesÂ and other retail outlets will sell operator branded devices.
Source: Windows Phone Italy