Just yesterday, Mozilla announced to make the Firefox OS running smartphones available in more markets around the globe soon. The software company has also mentioned that the devices would be carried by various wireless carriers.
When it comes to the devices whcih they have already launched, the Alcatel ONE TOUCH Fire and the ZTE Open are already selling in markets including Spain, Colombia, and Venezuela. As of now these two handsets are said to reach more markets soon but Mozilla further added saying that there would be other handsets as well to accompany them.
Thomas Kiessling, Deutsche Telekom's chief product and innovation officer, has confirmed successful sales of Firefox OS smartphones in Poland, and announced their plans to bring the first devices to Germany, Greece, and Hungary.
According to the blog, Jay Sullivan, Mozilla chief operating officer said "The positive market reception of the first Firefox OS smartphones demonstrates that people like the user experience and openness we're building with Firefox OS."
And further added, "We continue to enhance Firefox OS to deliver the best experience for the many people around the world buying their first smartphones. We are looking forward to seeing the response to the next round of Firefox OS launches."
Apart from the available phones in the market, the new Firefox OS phones are also confirmed to have the latest version of Firefox OS (1.1), which includes many performance improvements and new features like MMS messaging. Existing Firefox OS users will be receive upgrades to the latest version soon.