Rogers Wireless and HP Bring HP iPAQ 910 Smartphone to Canada's Fastest Wireless Network
Feb 6, 2009 News Releases
HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger now available across Canada through Rogers WirelessTORONTO, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless and Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co. today announced the launch of the HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger, featuring Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, on Canada's fastest mobile network. The HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger is the latest addition to Rogers' lineup of innovative smartphones on its 3.5G network offering customers peak downloads of 7.2Mbps. With the launch of the HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger, Rogers is expanding its portfolio of Windows Mobile devices and building on its already impressive portfolio of HSPA-enabled smartphones. "Rogers is excited to be growing our lineup of 3G smartphones by offering the HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger to our valuable customers," said Irv Witte, Vice President, Business Marketing, Rogers Wireless. "The combination of advanced devices like the HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger, featuring the leading capabilities of Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, and Canada's fastest mobile network ensures that Canadian mobile workers are equipped with the most capable solutions to work when, where and how they want to work." The HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger features a stylish, glossy, piano-black design with an integrated QWERTY keyboard and touch screen, Microsoft Windows® Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system and the latest wireless technologies, designed to simplify the complexities of business and personal life. "The addition of the HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger is a great enhancement to HP's handheld line-up, offering no-compromise connectivity for busy, mobile professionals," said Leyland Brown, Vice President, Commercial Solutions, HP Canada. "Thanks to Windows Mobile 6.1, the ability to access wireless e-mail has never been easier and voice and data access offer customers a single device to ensure better productivity and the capacity to get more done in their average business day."Key features of the HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger include: - Tri-band HSPA and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE wireless technology with download speeds up to 7.2Mbps on Rogers 3.5G network - Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional - Alphanumeric QWERTY keypad and hidden stylus - Large 2.4" QVGA high resolution touch-screen display, five-way navigation key and a scroll wheel - Built-in Cyberon Voice Commander and HP Voice Reply - A 3-megapixel camera featuring auto-focus, 4x digital zoom and video recording capabilities - Built-in GPS - Enabled for Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g - Integrated Bluetooth™ v2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)The HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger also supports HP Enterprise Mobility Suite, allowing enterprises to remotely manage, secure and support mobile devices for maximum device performance and access to applications, data and networks. Availability and pricing The HP iPAQ 910 is available from Rogers for $249.99 on a three year voice and data plan activation totaling $45 or greater per month. For more information please visit www.rogers.com/ipaq910 About Rogers Wireless Rogers Wireless provides wireless voice and data communications services across Canada to more than 7.9 million customers under both the Rogers Wireless and Fido brands. Proven to operate Canada's most reliable wireless voice and data communications network, Rogers Wireless is Canada's largest wireless provider and the only carrier operating on the global standard GSM and highly advanced HSPA technology platforms. In addition to providing seamless roaming in more than 200 countries/areas with its GSM based services, Rogers Wireless also provides wireless broadband services across Canada utilizing its 2.5GHz fixed wireless spectrum. Rogers Wireless is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For further information, please visit www.rogers.com. About HP HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers - from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world's largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $110.4 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended April 30, 2008. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at www.hp.com.