Nokia

(NOK) - Get Report

was up 2.5% in early trading after the research organization

Gartner Group

reported that the Finnish mobile phone giant had gained market share at the expense of its main rivals.

Nokia's share of the handset market rose to 30.6% in 2000 from 26.9% in 1999, Gartner said.

Motorola

(MOT)

saw its share fall to 12.7% from 14.1% while

Ericsson's

(ERICY)

share fell to 8.7% from 10.1%.

Motorola rose 2% and Ericsson 1.3%.