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Open Handset Alliance
Abbreviation OHA
Formation 2007
Type Open mobile platform (Android) development
Region served Worldwide
Membership Mobile operators, Software companies, Commercialization companies, Semiconductor companies, Handset manufacturers

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.


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.

Android is the main software of the alliance.

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