|MOTO Q Goes Global with AT&T-Powered; Smart Device from Motorola|
|Thursday, 01 November 2007|
AT&T Inc. and Motorola announced today that the MOTO Q™ 9h global will be available exclusively to AT&T customers in the U.S. beginning tomorrow. The 3G-powered MOTO Q global is the first MOTO Q smart device sold in the U.S. with worldwide capabilities1.
The MOTO Q global is a high-performance smart device with a new, sleek form factor. The MOTO Q global offers AT&T customers a full ergonomic, integrated QWERTY keyboard; outstanding voice quality; downloads at up to 3.6 Mbps via AT&T’s UMTS/HSDPA-based BroadbandConnect network;2 Windows Mobile ® 6; built-in GPS capabilities; Documents to Go® for document editing; Opera browser; seven dedicated shortcut keys; a 2.0-megapixel camera with flash; and support for both a host of enterprise- and consumer-oriented applications and services. These include the debut of My Q Paks, a suite of third-party application bundles designed to meet a MOTO Q global user’s lifestyle needs. These applications are all made possible through relationships with software developers that are members of Motorola’s MOTODEV Developer network.
The MOTO Q global provides access to AT&T’s BroadbandConnect network in more than 200 major metropolitan areas across the U.S. and coverage outside 3G service areas via AT&T’s nationwide3 EDGE network, the largest national high speed wireless data network in the U.S. The EDGE network is available in more than 13,000 cities and towns and along some 40,000 miles of major highways.
Outside the U.S., AT&T customers can use the MOTO Q global in more than 135 countries to access e-mail and other data applications and to browse the Web, and they can make or receive phone calls in more than 190 countries — the largest international wireless footprint of any U.S. carrier.
"The MOTO Q global literally opens up the world to MOTO Q enthusiasts," said Michael Woodward, Business Voice/Data Products, for AT&T's wireless unit. "AT&T and Motorola are teaming up to provide our customers with a world-class device, operating platform, applications and services and network experience that they can take with them around the globe."
"Staying connected, informed and entertained is becoming a way of life for busy professionals and consumers," said Juergen Stark, corporate vice president, Productivity, Motorola Mobile Devices. "With AT&T, the MOTO Q global delivers unparalleled download speeds, on-board memory, messaging, processing power and voice quality, all packaged within a sleek design for the modern consumer."
Windows Mobile 6 Experience
“Windows Mobile gives people the freedom to still be productive away from their desk or home whether sending e-mail, keeping track of their schedule or surfing the Web - while on the go,” said Scott Horn, general manager of Microsoft. “The MOTO Q global is an excellent solution for the person who needs a single mobile device to manage both work and a personal life while staying connected to colleagues, family and friends.”
All Windows Mobile 6 devices include Microsoft’s Direct Push Technology for up-to-date e-mail delivery and automatic synchronization of Outlook® calendars, tasks and contacts through Microsoft Exchange Server®. The MOTO Q global also will support System Center Mobile Device Manager at around the time Mobile Device Manager is available in the second quarter of 2008. The comprehensive, enterprise-grade mobile management security and access server product was announced last week by Microsoft at CTIA Wireless I.T. and Entertainment 2007.
Windows Mobile 6 also offers a set of important device security and management features that include the capability to remotely wipe all data from a device should it be lost or stolen. This feature helps ensure that confidential information remains that way. AT&T has the broadest portfolio of Windows Mobile devices of any U.S. carrier.
E-Mail and Beyond
- TeleNav GPS Navigator™. This provides GPS-enabled turn-by-turn voice and on-screen driving direction, colorful 3-D moving maps and traffic delay alerts/rerouting for use in vehicles or while walking.
Beyond business uses, the MOTO Q global provides consumers with rich messaging and entertainment experiences. Customers can access their personal e-mail through AT&T’s popular Xpress Mail push e-mail service or POP3/IMAP4 clients and communicate with friends and family via SMS and MMS messages. They can also send instant messages using such popular platforms as AOL®, MSN® and Yahoo!®. The MOTO Q global also comes preloaded with such popular services as AT&T Mobile Music, AT&T’s CV video service, MobiTV® and Web browsing, all through AT&T’s MEdia Net.
AT&T MOTO Q global users will be the first to have access to My Q Paks, which provide bundles of advanced applications geared to a user’s personality and lifestyle. My Q Paks, available only on the MOTO Q global, initially will offer three Paks — of five applications each — that meet the needs of an on-the-go “Road Warrior,” always juggling “Household CEO,” or entertainment-focused “Fun Seeker.” My Q Paks can be downloaded directly over the air to the user’s MOTO Q global through a quick three-step process. Usage is complimentary for one year from date4 of download, and AT&T customers must download their My Q Paks by April 30, 2008. More information regarding My Q Paks can be found at. http://www.motorola.com/us/myqpaks
Pricing and Availability
Note: Certain mobile phone features may not be available throughout the entire network or their functionality may be limited. All features, functionality and other product specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.
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