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Two more Handset manufacturers are to join MeeGo working on the Handset form factor. Panasonic and Huawei are to be nominated to join the MeeGo Handset Working Group at a scheduled TSG (Technical Steering Group) Meeting. If approved (and I can’t see any reason for them not getting approved) they will join China Mobile, Intel, LGE, Nokia and ZTE (who were announced last week). Many (including me) see Huawei coming onboard as a major boost to the MeeGo Handset Operating System and makes the bitter pill of Nokia taking a back step from MeeGo an easier Pill to swallow.

This news will be officially announced in a few weeks.

Huawei

… is a leading telecom solutions provider …. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world’s top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world’s population.

Panasonic

Under the Panasonic brand and its slogan, “Panasonic ideas for life,” Panasonic Corporation provides a wide range of products, from audiovisual and information/communication equipment to home appliances and components, as one of the largest electronic companies in the world today. The company aims to become the No.1 “Green Innovation Company” in the electronics industry.

How does MeeGo Handsets future look to you now ?

This information was originally leaked on Twitter and confirmed by internal sources.