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Rogers Wireless and HTC introduce the powerful TyTN Pocket PC with high-speed HSDPA connectivity on Windows Mobile


    Ultimate connectivity, large touch screen with slide-out keypad and
    robust features designed for both business and personal needs

    TORONTO, May 29 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless, the leading wireless carrier in
Canada, and High Tech Computer Corp. (TAIEX: 2498; "HTC"), the world's leading
provider of Microsoft® Windows Mobile®-based smart devices, today
announced the availability of the HTC TyTN, a Windows Mobile® 5 Pocket PC
that features Tri-Band HSDPA, Quad Band Edge, and a slide-out QWERTY keypad.
    Designed by HTC, the TyTN is the complete "office-in-your-pocket"
solution combining functionality and connectivity with a stylish slide-out
QWERTY keypad and 2.8-inch touch screen LCD display. As a powerful Windows
Mobile 5.0 device, the TyTN provides a wealth of voice and data capabilities
that enable people to easily stay connected, organized and entertained.
    "As the only wireless carrier with the advanced broadband HSDPA-based
network in Canada, Rogers Wireless is committed to bringing the most powerful
HSDPA-enabled devices to market," said John Boynton, senior vice president and
chief marketing officer at Rogers Wireless. "Rogers is committed to investing
in innovative new services such as TyTN. This new device brings together the
combination of power, design and connectivity into one amazing device so our
customers can save time and have access to the latest in mobile innovation
while on the go."
    Leveraging Tri-Band HSDPA and Quad Band Edge connectivity, this device is
ideal for: on-the-go business executives who need an all-in-one reliable
device to synchronize their calendars; the digital entertainment consumer who
wants to download music and pictures to an SD card and play for friends; or
busy parents who need to stay connected in their professional and personal
lives.
    "The HTC TyTN builds upon what consumers already love about HTC,
representing a truly powerful mobile office solution with proven success in
the United States, Europe and Asia," said Todd Achilles, vice president of HTC
America. "Rogers Wireless customers will appreciate the advanced connectivity
that works all over the world."The HTC TyTN Pocket PC includes the following features:

    -   Microsoft® Windows Mobile® 5.0 with Messaging and Security
        Feature Pack
    -   High speed Internet with worldwide 3G (HSDPA enabled, EDGE, GPRS and
        GSM)
    -   Push e-mail (direct push technology)
    -   Easy to use calendar that synchs wirelessly to your PC for real-time
        scheduling
    -   Large 2.8 inch touch screen LCD display with stylus
    -   Slide-out QWERTY keypad for easy touch typing
    -   2-megapixel camera and a microSD™ slot
    -   Synchronized music and pictures for easy playback and management.
    -   Jog Wheel for easy one-hand operation
    -   Tri-Band HSDPA, Quad Band EDGE, Bluetooth® 2.0 and Wi-Fi® 802.11
    -   128 MB of ROM, 64MB of RAM
    -   Dimensions: 112.5mm (L) x 58mm (W) x 21.95mm (T)The HTC TyTN is available for $399.99 on a three year term(*) exclusively
at Rogers retailers or online at www.rogers.com/tytn.

    (*) Certain conditions apply

    About HTC

    Founded in 1997, High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) designs, manufactures and
markets innovative, feature-rich smartphone and PDA Phone devices.
    Since its establishment, HTC has developed strong R&D capabilities,
pioneered many new designs and product innovations, and launched
state-of-the-art PDA Phones and smartphones for mobile operators and
distributors in Europe, the United States, and Asia. These machines are
available as HTC devices and as products individually customized for operator
and device partners.
    HTC is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile device market.
The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more
information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com.

    About Rogers Wireless

    Rogers Wireless Inc. is Canada's largest wireless voice and data
communications services provider with offices in Canadian cities across the
country, more than 6.9 million customers, and two powerful brands: Rogers
Wireless and Fido. Rogers Wireless, which operates Canada's largest and most
reliable integrated wireless voice and data network, providing advanced voice
and wireless data solutions to customers from coast to coast, is Canada's only
carrier operating on the GSM/GPRS technology platform, the world standard for
wireless communications technology and the only technology that enables
roaming around the world in over 185 countries.

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