Based on true events, Mobile 101 is a drama series about the close calls and the uncertain first steps of a small Finnish electronics company becoming a global titan of the mobile phone industry.
In 1988, Nokia is a small electronics company hoping to conquer the world with their new mobile phone technology. Katarina and Aki, idealistic and ambitious young lawyers, are thrust into the midst of an international court case, when the US giant Motorola sues the Nokia for patent infringements. At the same time, Nokia engineer Risto, sets out to design a better and smaller mobile phone, the “101”, which will change the world forever.
Episodes: 6 x 50 min
Premiere Date: 14th April 2022
Original Title: Made in Finland
Original Broadcaster: CMore / MTV3 Finland
Creator and Director: Maarit Lalli
Producer: Rabbit Films (Minna Haapkylä, Tiina Pesonen & Olli Suominen)
Co-Producer: Aurora Studios (Ari Tolppanen & Petri Kemppinen)
Main Cast: Satu Tuuli Karhu, Aku Sipola, Oona Airola, Emil Kihlström, Sampo Sarkola