Open Handset Alliance


The Open Handset Alliance, also called OHA by many people, is a business alliance. It includes 80 companies to help improve open standards for mobile phones. Members of this include Google, HTC, Sony, Dell, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Samsung, LG, T-Mobile, Nvidia, and Wind River Systems.[1]

Open Handset Alliance
TypeOpen mobile platform (Android) development
Region served
Mobile operators, Software companies, Commercialization companies, Semiconductor companies, Handset manufacturers

History change

Android operating system

The OHA was started on 5 November 2007 by Google and 34 other companies. The companies included mobile phone manufacturers, application developers, mobile network operators and processor makers.[2]

Android is the main software of the alliance.

References change

  1. "Industry Leaders Announce Open Platform for Mobile Devices". Open Handset Alliance. 2007-11-05. Retrieved 2007-11-05.
  2. "Open Handset Alliance members page". Open Handset Alliance. 2007-11-05. Retrieved 2007-11-05.

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