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Telefonica Puts Weight Behind Mozilla OS

Telefonica, which remains dominant in Latin America and Spain, is wary of the burgeoning smartphone market becoming too reliant on Android -- especially in rapidly emerging markets such as Brazil and Mexico. It has hitched its cart to Mozilla's new Firefox OS, which was formally unveiled last week. As a result, the company has been a key supporter of Mozilla's Boot2Gecko project, which was first seen at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this year. It has been under development for 18 months, and Telefonica has been supplying staff and resources for the last 12 months. 

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