HTC Logo – HTC Corporation, formerly High Tech Computer Corporation, is a manufacturer of smartphones Taiwan. The company was initially based devices operating system Windows Mobile from Microsoft. In 2009 he began to equip their handsets with Android and from 2010 also with Windows Phone. HTC is also Member Nation of the Open Handset Alliance, a business alliance to develop open standards for mobile devices. The HTC Dream, sold by T-Mobile in many countries such as T-Mobile G1 or G1 was in Poland, was the first mobile phone market with the Android OS.
HTC was founded on May 15th 1997 by Cher Wang, HT Cho and Peter Chou. Initially, a producer of laptops, HTC began designing some of the first mobile devices and wireless touch the world in 1998. Today, HTC provides its own products under the brand HTC, as well as supporting its operator branded products and allied equipment manufacturer (OEM). HTC also owns Dopod as a company subsidiary.
In June 2006, decided to launch its own brand, under which has continued to manufacture based devices Windows Mobile and Android of great success. President and CEO is Peter Chou. HTC’s main divisions, including the Engineering Division IA (Information Appliance) engineering division and the WM (Wireless Mobile) have qualifications ISO 9001 / ISO 14001.
The weight of the company has accelerated dramatically after being chosen by Microsoft as a hardware development partner for the operating system Windows Mobile (based on Windows CE). HTC’s sales were 2,200 million U.S. dollars in 2005, up 102% over the previous year. Listed as the fastest growing company in BusinessWeek’s Info Tech 100.