Discover a New Way to Keep in Touch: Rogers Wireless Launches HTC Touch

    Slim, Stylish and Innovative Windows Mobile Device Includes HTC's
Intuitive TouchFLO Technology

    TORONTO, November 6 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless and HTC Corp. (HTC) today
announced the availability of the HTC Touch(TM), a deceptively small and
stylish mobile phone that ushers in an innovative new concept in intuitive
touch-screen navigation. The HTC Touch brings a new level of simplicity to the
powerful and function-rich experience that today's mobile consumers demand.
Powered by Microsoft Windows Mobile 6, the HTC Touch offers a wide variety of
communication, entertainment and professional capabilities that enable mobile
consumers to balance work and play, on Canada's clearest and most reliable
wireless network.

    Trend-setting social communicators will appreciate the HTC Touch's sleek
and minimalist design. The phone features an on-screen finger-touch-optimized
keyboard, a 2MP camera including video capture, an MP3 player, a new intuitive
screen technology called TouchFLO that enables easy thumb-scrolling
navigation, and more -- all in a casing similar in height and width to a
standard business card.

    "The sophisticated design and functionality of the HTC Touch perfectly
exemplifies the spirit of innovation, which is why Rogers Wireless is proud to
add it to our holiday lineup," said John Boynton, senior vice president and
chief marketing officer, Rogers Wireless. "Its smooth interface, intuitive
touch-screen navigation, multimedia features and Windows Mobile 6
functionality make it a natural choice for discerning style-seekers and
professionals alike."

    The HTC Touch is the latest device to join Rogers Wireless' roster of
innovative devices in the Windows Mobile portfolio. With the HTC Touch,
business professionals can create, edit and view documents on the fly, in
addition to managing their e-mail, calendar and contacts.

    "HTC has witnessed overwhelming support for the HTC Touch and its sleek,
compact design and easy-to-use touch interface," said Jason Mackenzie, vice
president, HTC America. "With the simple flick of a finger, Rogers customers
will have instant access to the most commonly used features such as dialing
friends, listening to music, messaging and Web browsing."

    The new HTC-designed home screen provides one-touch access to e-mail,
text messages, calendar appointments and contacts, as well as current weather
conditions and weather forecasts for hundreds of cities around the world.

    The HTC Touch also features the following:

    --  The ultimate in wireless connectivity: GSM/EDGE/Wi-Fi with stereo

    --  Large, 2.8-inch TFT touch screen

    --  Full-screen browser that can be used in both portrait and landscape

    --  Built-in microphone and speakerphone with voice speed dial

    Availability and Pricing

    The HTC Touch is available for $199.99 (some conditions may apply) on a
three-year contract at Rogers Wireless retail locations or online at

    About Rogers Wireless

    Rogers Wireless provides wireless voice and data communications services
across Canada to more than 7 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 on every handset around the world with its
GSM-based services, Rogers Wireless also provides wireless broadband services
across Canada utilizing its 2.5GHz fixed wireless spectrum. The company is a
subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE:   RCI), a diversified
Canadian communications and media company. For further information, please

    About HTC

    Founded in 1997, HTC 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 U.S. 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

For further information:

For further information: Waggener Edstrom Worldwide for HTC Ashley
Johnson, 425-638-7000 or Rogers Wireless Odette
Coleman, 416-935-6441

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