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Motorola and 3 Reinforce Their Partnership With the Launch of Three New Video Mobiles

    Basingstoke, England, November 4 (ots/PRNewswire) -

    - Which Motorola 3G Phone Will be on Your Christmas List?

    Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in wireless communications, and 3, the UK's first video mobile network, today announced the availability of three new handsets in time for Christmas. With lighter, compact designs, improved battery life, superb camera quality and maintaining picture-perfect large screens, all handsets ensure a rich and compelling multimedia experience.

    The new handsets showcase 3's unique range of video mobile services including person-to-person video calling, full length music videos, Barclays Premiership highlights and what's hot and what's not from the world of entertainment streamed straight to your phone.

    3 will be offering the Motorola A1000, E1000 and C975 from November 2004:

    Motorola A1000 - Mobile everything

    One of the smallest and most advanced touch screen devices money can buy, the A1000 sets the standard in cool, letting you manage your life from one mobile device. Offering both voice and data functionality this handset is ideal for multi-tasking - allowing you to review documents, or the latest share prices whilst making a video conference call.

@@start.t1@@      - Touch screen
      - USB & Bluetooth
      - Based on Symbian OS(TM)
      - 24MB of user memory
      - Picsel Document Viewer (supporting Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel &
         PowerPoint)
      - 1.2 Mega-pixel &VGA integrated camera
      - A-GPS@@end@@

    Motorola E1000 - Multimedia at your fingertips

    This advanced multi-media device comes packed with an ultra-high resolution 1.2 megapixel camera, built-in MP3 player, video playback and twin 3D stereo speakers. This handset has everything you need to make the most of the services offered by 3, whether you want to watch the latest news headlines from ITN or capture and send a unique Christmas moment with the video messaging service. The location capabilities will also help you find the nearest cashpoint to pay for the cab after your Christmas party.

      - Video streaming & P2P video support
      - Integrated Bluetooth
      - 260k colour display
      - A-GPS

    Motorola C975 - Compact for the mass market

    This compact candybar handset defies its small size with a large 1.9 inch colour display that is ideal for watching everything from MTV music videos to BBC Comedy Classics. The inbuilt VGA camera with 4x zoom is ideal for snapping friends and family over the festive season.

      - Video streaming
      - Built in speakerphone
      - Two-way video calling

    Bob Fuller, 3 UK CEO, comments, "3 is the fastest growing mobile network in the UK. 3 offers the most advanced range of mobiles, it has the widest 3G network and offers unbeatable value price plans. The new handsets from Motorola demonstrate that 3 continues to set the standard for video mobile services. The new models are further proof that 3G services are being delivered through compelling devices that will appeal to all consumers. This is going to be the first 3G Christmas."

    Greg Estell, Vice President and Acting General Manager of Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia for Motorola's Personal Communications Sector, "Motorola's aim has been to design compelling handsets to suit the different needs of the consumer, who now have a choice to buy a 3G handset which suits their lifestyle. The Christmas period will solidify Motorola's position as the global leader in 3G with the most extensive 3G portfolio."

    About Motorola

    Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) is a global leader in wireless, broadband and automotive communications technologies that help make life smarter, safer, simpler, synchronised and fun. Sales in 2003 were US$27.1 billion. Motorola creates innovative technological solutions that benefit people at home, at work and on the move. The company also is a progressive corporate citizen dedicated to operating ethically, protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which it does business. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.

    MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. The Bluetooth trademarks are owned by their proprietor and used by Motorola, Inc. under license. Java and all other Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the US and other countries. (c) Motorola, Inc. 2004.

    About 3

    Hutchison 3G UK Limited delivers third-generation mobile multimedia and communications services under the 3 brand in the UK, offering a convergence of media, information and telephony to enable live video calls, multimedia content and entertainment while on the move.

    3 services are available from sister companies in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Italy and Sweden. 3 also holds UMTS licences in Ireland, Israel and Norway.

    On August 19 2004 Hutchison Whampoa Ltd announced updated trading information for the 3 group of companies:

      - 3 globally had over 3.2 million customers
      - 3 UK had over 1.2 million customers [exactly 1,201,029]
      - In July 3 UK added 274,658 customers
      - 3 UK's ARPU for the first seven months of the year was GBP43.22
         per customer, per month

    Three facts about 3:

@@start.t2@@      - 3 is the UK's first video mobile network, and the only
         network offering 3G services to all its customers.
      - 3 is the UK's fastest growing mobile network and was the fastest
         UK mobile network to a million customers. Over 1.2 million customers in
         the UK now have access to 3's range of 3G services, from video
         messaging and video calling to watching full-length music videos and
         goals from Barclays Premiership football.
      - 3's network offers national coverage for calls and texts, and
         over 79% population coverage for video mobile services.@@end@@

    For further information, please visit: www.three.co.uk

ots Originaltext: Motorola
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Contact:
Barbara Mills, Motorola, Inc., Europe, Middle East and Africa,
+44-7801-701179, barbaramills@motorola.com



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