December 02, 2013 13:20 ET

Five Million Lives Made 'Easy'

Swedish Doro Passes Five Million Global Handset Sales

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2013) - Doro, the global market leader in easy-to-use mobile phones, is pleased to announce that it has now passed five million handset sales globally.

Jérôme Arnaud, President and Group CEO at Doro commented on the news: "2013 has been an impressive year for us and we are proud to have topped five million handset sales ahead of the Christmas period. This means that five million lives around the world have been made easier thanks to our innovative designs and pioneering approach."

Industry watchers will note that Doro has sold in excess of one million easy-to-use mobile devices since May 2013 - when the business announced that it had topped four million handset sales.

Furthermore, this significant milestone comes just two months after the company launched its highly-anticipated easy-to-use smartphone the feature rich Doro Liberto® 810.

Christopher Lundström, General Manager North America, added: "We know that when users find a device easier and more enjoyable they will use it more. Doro's approach ensures that regardless of age, or the type of mobile used, everyday communication is improved. This impressive achievement proves that we are connecting the generations. Our next objective is to get 80% of seniors connected to the web. This is the next frontier in our strategy to bridge the digital divide."

During 2013 Doro achieved noticeable corporate success including the acquisition of its German distributor IVS. The business also became a certified Google partner enabling Doro handsets to be preloaded with Google's suite of mobile applications and services.

Doro mobiles are available in Canada with Rogers Wireless.

About Doro

Doro AB is a Swedish public company formed in 1974. It released its pioneering 'easy-to-use' mobile phone in 2007 and today is the global market-leader within the category. Doro products and solutions are available in thirty countries spanning five continents. These include; mobile phones and smart devices, applications and software, fixed line telephony, telecare and mobile health solutions. Doro removes barriers to adoption of new technologies and holds numerous international awards in recognition of its product designs and innovations. Doro shares are quoted on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm exchange, Nordic List, Small Companies. Revenues of SEK 837.5 million were reported for 2012.

Contact Information

  • Jerome Arnaud
    Doro President and CEO
    +46 (0) 46 280 50 05

    Christopher Lundstrom
    General Manager of Doro North America
    +1 646 203 7357

    Krystle Barfitt, Account Manager