Microsoft has opened up the company's coffers to Nokia and Samsung for some Mango marketing. According to a report on Mobile Magazine, inside sources claim MS has set aside ₤28 million (about $44 million) for the endeavor, with about ₤20 million of that reserved for Nokia's first Windows Phone 7.5 handset.

Let the onslaught of Microsoft x Nokia / Samsung ads begin!

WMPowerUser, Mobile Magazine