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Alltel to Offer Motorola RAZR V3cCustomers can watch live television on the new CDMA EVDO handset through MobiTV (November 18, 2005)
Alltel, owner and operator of the nation's largest wireless network, and Motorola, a global leader in wireless communications, announce today that the Motorola RAZR V3c mobile phone will be available at Alltel stores nationwide starting Monday. Customers can watch live television on the new CDMA EVDO handset through MobiTV.
"The Motorola RAZR with its sleek design and next-generation technology offers customers an unparalleled wireless experience, including live TV that customers can watch while on the go," said Wade McGill, vice president of wireless product management at Alltel.
"Alltel subscribers can now experience the most talked about mobile device, the Motorola RAZR V3c," said Rick Gadd, senior director for Motorola Mobile Devices Business. "This coveted mobile gives CDMA users high style and in-demand design in the one thing they always carry with them, their mobile phone."
The Motorola RAZR V3c features a 1.3 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom, video capture and playback and MP3 capabilities. The phone has Bluetooth functionality as well as BREW 3.1.
The phone will be available through Alltel for $199.99 with a two-year service agreement.
MobiTV is available for $9.99 a month and can be downloaded through the Axcess Apps catalog on the Motorola RAZR V3c.
With Axcess Mobile Web 2.0, customers can browse Web sites, send and receive email, play Web games and receive news, weather and sports alerts and directory information on their phones. Axcess Mobile Web can be added to any service plan for $5.99 per month.
Alltel Axcess Messaging Packs let customers send and receive any combination of text, picture, video or instant messages for one low monthly price. Messaging Packs start at $5.99 per month for 300 messages. With the All Axcess Pass, customers receive unlimited text, picture and video messaging in addition to Axcess Mobile Web 2.0 for $19.99 a month.
Motorola pioneered mobile technology in the 1930s with car radios and public safety radio networks, the walkie-talkie in the 1940s and space-to earth communication for the Apollo program in the 1960s. In the 1980s, Motorola revolutionized personalized communications with the first commercial handheld cellular phone. Today, its new smart devices, networks, and software are making communications not just mobile, but seamless. Continuously redefining "the device formerly known as the cell phone," Motorola also leads the industry in design, with award-winning products like the iconic RAZR. Motorola had sales of U.S. $31.3 billion in 2004. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.
Alltel is a customer-focused communications company with more than 15 million customers in 36 states and nearly $10 billion in annual revenues.
Note to editors: Digital imagery of the Motorola RAZR V3c can be seen at www.motorola.com/motoinfo.
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