For all of its past successes, Nokia hasn't played an important role in the US cellphone market for a mighty long time. Having failed to make an impact on American consumers for the last few years, the company is now making the US a key target for its new Windows Phone push, and it's putting a name on the project: Rolling Thunder. The metaphor is one of a gradual progression and buildup toward a crescendo of awesome smartphones. Follow along here as we track Nokia's progress in this bold new venture.
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Nokia's North American phone shipments fall flat in Q2, just 600,000 phones sold
Nokia has revealed its phone sales in the US are still flat, with just 600,000 sold in the recent quarter.
Nokia posts $1 billion operating loss for Q2 2012, net cash up $125 million
Nokia has just posted its Q2 2012 financial report, revealing an operating loss of €826 million, but a net cash rise of €102 million.
Nokia ships 4 million Lumias in Q2 2012, over 7 million to date
Nokia says it has sold four million Lumia handsets in Q2 2012.
Nokia Lumia 900 drops to $49.99 on AT&T
AT&T has slashed the price of the Nokia Lumia 900 in half.
Nokia's Operation Rolling Thunder starts with a whimper
Nokia's first quarter of Windows Phone sales in the US has been disappointing, to say the least.
Lumia 900 data connectivity fix now available for download
A software fix for data connectivity issues on Nokia's Lumia 900 is now available for download.
Nokia confirms Lumia 900 data problem, offering exchanges and $100 credit; firmware update around April 16th
Nokia has confirmed a data connection issue on its Lumia 900 for AT&T, offering buyers a $100 credit off their bill, a free exchange, and the promise of a firmware update on or around April 16th.
AT&T spending up to $150 million to make the Lumia 900 another exclusive hit?
AT&T is set to spend up to $150 million on the Lumia 900 launch, reports Ad Age. The total would make the launch more expensive than that of the iPhone 4.
Competition is king: why Nokia and Microsoft are the perfect match
Whether Nokia wins or loses with Microsoft, it's playing for the right team.
Nokia's Lumia 900 Times Square event with Nicki Minaj (update: it's over)
Nokia's Times Square event in New York for the launch of the Lumia 900 has begun and the surprise musical guest is none Nicki Minaj. It looks like there's quite a large crowd there, possibly bigger than Nokia's London event for the Lumia 800. You can see a live feed of the concert at EarthCam right now, but we can't vouch for the sound quality (at all).
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Nokia Lumia 900 launch event in Times Square this Friday evening
Nokia is holding a launch event for its Lumia 900 phone in Times Square, New York City this Friday April 6th at 7pm.
Nokia uses 'Smartphone beta' website to take shots at mobile competitors
Nokia has released a new ad campaign entitled "The Smartphone Beta Test" in advance of its US launch of the Lumia 900.
Lumia 900 pre-orders begin at AT&T for $99.99, free for new customers
AT&T says it's going big for the launch of the Lumia 900, and if you're so inclined, you can pre-order it right now for $99.99 on a two-year contract — or, if you don't mind ordering the cyan version online only, you can grab it at WalMart for $49.99 on a two-year contract.
AT&T on Nokia Lumia 900 launch: 'we're going big'
Ahead of Nokia's Lumia 900 launching on AT&T, device head John Bradley told CNET that it's the carrier's biggest launch ever.
Nokia Lumia 900 available again for pre-order at Microsoft's retail stores with $25 downpayment
Microsoft Stores are now accepting pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 900 with a downpayment of $25.
Nokia Lumia 900 coming to AT&T on April 8th for $99.99
AT&T has told CNET that its Nokia Lumia 900 will be available on April 8th for $99.99.
Nokia Lumia 800 bundle now at Amazon for $899
Nokia's Lumia 800 Entertainment Bundle is now available at Amazon.com for $899.
Nokia Lumia 900 rumored for release on April 8th at AT&T
Nokia may be preparing to release its Lumia 900 Windows Phone in US AT&T stores on April 8th.
Microsoft withdraws Nokia Lumia 900 pre-order offer, launching soon?
Microsoft has withdrawn a pre-order for the Nokia Lumia 900 handset at its stores across the United States.
Nokia Lumia 900 now available for pre-order at Microsoft's retail stores with $25 downpayment
Microsoft's retail stores are now accepting pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone.
Nokia Lumia 900 to sell for $99.99 on AT&T?
A rumor on BGR today suggests that Nokia's Lumia 900 could launch on AT&T for under $100.
Lumia 900 to be released in March, says Nokia developer newsletter
The Nokia Developer Newsletter's most recent edition may have pegged a March release date for the Nokia Lumia 900
Nokia's Lumia 710, its first Windows Phone for the US, is on sale now
It's been a long time coming, but you can finally buy a Nokia Windows Phone in the US. T-Mobile launched the Lumia 710 today for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and with the requisite 2-year contract.
Nokia Lumia 900 video preview
We get to grips with Nokia's first Windows Phone for the American market: the Lumia 900.
Nokia Lumia 800 coming unlocked to USA in next few months
The Lumia 800 is finally making its way to the USA in unlocked form, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has announced.
Nokia Lumia 900 LTE Windows Phone, exclusive for AT&T
Nokia Lumia 900 announced at CES 2012 for AT&T.
Nokia, Microsoft and AT&T expected to spend $100m on marketing 'Ace' Windows Phone
AT&T expected to launch Nokia "Ace" handset with a big retail push and part of a $100M marketing campaign.
Nokia Lumia 900 'Ace' LTE Windows Phone details leak
New details have reportedly leaked on the rumored Nokia Lumia 900 "Ace" LTE Windows Phone.
Nokia Ace LTE Windows Phone potentially revealed in holiday video card
The first images of the Nokia Ace LTE Windows Phone for AT&T may have leaked, thanks to a holiday greeting card.
Nokia Ace LTE Windows Phone expected to launch on AT&T in March
Paul Thurrott, a man with his finger on the Microsoft pulse, has today confirmed our intel about the HTC Radiant and Samsung Mandel LTE Windows Phones coming next year, while also adding some details about a Nokia Ace.
Nokia eyes CES for 'Rolling Thunder' relaunch into the US
Nokia's Chris Weber says that CES in January is the focal point for Nokia's coming out party, dubbed "Rolling Thunder."
Nokia Lumia 710 for T-Mobile hands-on photos and impressions
Nokia's Lumia 710 will be a T-Mobile exclusive in the US, arriving January 11th for $50 on contract.
T-Mobile's Nokia Lumia 710 is official, $49.99 on January 11th
Nokia has released full details of the Lumia 710 it will be launching on T-Mobile USA.
Verizon and AT&T testing Nokia Lumia 800 with LTE, says CNET
CNET reports that both AT&T and Verizon are testing versions of Nokia's Lumia 800 with LTE added in.
Exclusive: Nokia, AT&T collaborating on Lumia 800 with LTE
Nokia's Lumia 800 is set to launch in the US on AT&T with LTE on board, sources tell us.