|CSL selects Nokia to be 3G handset supplier|
Posted: 29-Dec-2004 [Source: Nokia]
[Hong Kong's CSL selects Nokia to as their first WCDMA handset supplier beginning with the Nokia 6630 based on the Symbian OS.]
Helsinki -- Nokia announced that CSL has selected Nokia as their first 3G handset partner and have chosen the Nokia 6630 smartphone for their 3G WCDMA product portfolio. The Nokia 6630 phone offers online e-mail, capability to download and view e-mail attachments, mobile broadband access to multimedia content, live video streaming and video conferencing.
"We congratulate CSL for their commercial 3G network launch and we are delighted to work as their first 3G handset partner. We will continue to work closely together in bringing unique and exciting 3G mobile experience to CSL customers through the Nokia 6630 smartphone," said Bruce Lam, General Manager, Nokia Mobile Phones, Hong Kong and Macau.
"With the demand for multimedia mobile content and data growing strongly, we believe the 3G mass market is here. With its powerful imaging and computer features, Nokia 6630 works seamlessly with our integrated 3G / EDGE mobile network and is ideal for bringing CSL's business and consumer 3G services to life," said Hubert Ng, Chief Executive Officer, CSL.
The Nokia 6630 smartphone will be available through CSL stores in Hong Kong. Based on Symbian OS, the Nokia 6630 phone is a tri-band handset designed to work on 3G (WCDMA), EDGE and 2G (GSM 900/1800/1900) networks around the world. Compared to current GSM networks, WCDMA enables ten times higher data speeds and better quality of service to mobile and portable wireless devices. Weighing 127 grams and measuring 110 x 60 x 21 mm, the Nokia 6630 is currently the lightest globally available megapixel dual-mode phone for GSM and WCDMA networks.
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