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Movistar and Palm Launch Treo 700wx in Venezuela

December 14th, 2006

Movistar and Palm today launched the Palm Treo 700wx smartphone in Venezuela. The Treo 700wx combines a great mobile phone, comprising all the functionality and ease of use for which Treo smartphones are known, with the power and security of Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 favored by many businesses.

Movistar, the leading cellular telephone company in Venezuela, offers its clients devices that make their lives easier and improve their productivity because they provide a series of communications tools on a single device. Each device can be adapted to the clients’ special needs, and they can pick their most convenient alternative depending on their activities.

“The new Treo 700wx is a device perfectly in line with movistar’s strategy, which is aimed at offering corporate clients integrated solutions and services enabling them to meet all their communications and connectivity needs,” said movistar Vice President Roberto Casado. “This makes movistar an indispensable partner in supporting the development and expansion of large companies’ operations, as well as fostering the growth of developing businesses, and makes Treo smartphones an indispensable tool for business today.”

For customers who prefer to have Microsoft’s Windows operating system applied across all their corporate computing assets, the new Treo 700wx gives users a convenient way to access their business-critical and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents at broadbandlike download speeds.

“Palm’s goal is to give our customers more choices to satisfy the growing demands of the mobile work force,” said Miguel Hernandez, director, Palm Latin America. “The Palm user experience combined with ready access to Microsoft’s world-class email solution gives mobile professionals a true competitive edge and helps to extend Palm’s reach into the enterprise market.”

“Mobility today means far more than reading email outside the office,” said Gonzalo Fernandez Tinoco, general manager for Microsoft Venezuela. “People need to be able to access Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, manage their calendars, search the Internet, access instant messaging and more with a single device. We are pleased that movistar and Palm are launching the Treo 700wx to provide their customers with a powerful smartphone that answers the needs of life on the go.”

Information about the Palm Treo 700wx smartphone is available at www.palm.com/Treo700w.

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