Today is a big day for the Windows Phone world with the long-awaited release of the Windows Phone SDK 8.0, a day after “the latest launch blockbuster event to rock the technological launch season” as itwire.com called the official unveiling of Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco yesterday.

Exciting news for the Windows Phone ecosystem is coming from Nokia as well. And this time it is not about the next amazing device. Nokia has just announced its Premium Developer Program to help you get a jump-start on Windows Phone development. Once you join the program you get Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone free, as part of the benefits.

Nokia Windows Phone

What else is in the Nokia Premium Developer Program package? For just $99 (USD), you’ll be eligible for up to $1500 worth of benefits and services to enhance your Windows Phone development experience, among which are: one year of Windows Phone Developer Center membership at $99 (USD) retail value; a free license for Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone at $99 (USD) retail value; 2 Nokia Tech Support tickets at $198 (USD) value and more. See what the full package has to offer and how you can join the Nokia Premium Developer Program.


Quick FAQ:

  • What happens if I join the program and I already have a license for RadControls? – You will simply get another one.
  • Do I get RadControls for WP7 or WP8 if I join the program? - Great news! You get both RadControls for Windows 8 and 7.

What’s hot in RadControls for Windows Phone 8? – The new version of the product features speech recognition support and a responsive image control among the other new stuff. Read details in the announcement post.

Experience Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone today. Get the free trial!

Go to the Nokia Premium Developer Program page.


About the Author

Ina Tontcheva

(@pakostina) is a Product Marketing Manager at Telerik. She is a digital and mobile marketing explorer and works at Telerik with a focus on the native mobile UI family.

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