HTC teams up with du for Smart Business Plan offer in UAE

Published August 8th, 2010 - 07:28 GMT

HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, has announced that it has tied up with telecommunications service provider du for the new Smart Business Plan that du has introduced for subscribers in the UAE.

According to the terms of the new plan, business customers under the Smart Business Plan will enjoy features such as unlimited internet and email bundles, national and international minutes and more, starting from as low as AED 350 per month. Also, business customers can now enjoy one unified and attractive rate of AED 1 per 50KB for data usage outside the UAE, anytime, anywhere.

Subscribers opting for the Smart Business Plan at AED 350 can avail of the Touch Pro2 handset with a one-time upfront payment of just AED 999 and the HD2 for just AED 1,399.

"This latest plan introduced by du leverages the distinct advantages of Windows 6.5 phones which offer features such as HSDPA, WiFi and Bluetooth, among others. Evidently the plan is designed to deliver maximum value for money to the subscribers and HTC is enthusiastic about teaming up with du for this attractive promotion. The two HTC phones that are part of the Smart Business Plan have already made its mark in the regional markets and are among our most popular phones," said Nikitas Glykas, Regional Director of HTC South Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Integrating innovative simplicity with unique style and an intuitive interface, the HTC Touch Pro2 balances function, form and cutting-edge technology to personalise the communication and mobile Internet experience. The device leverages voice in a new way to create one of the most sophisticated communication experiences found on a mobile phone, with the incorporation of HTC's Straight Talk technology that delivers an integrated email, voice and speakerphone experience. Users can transition seamlessly from email to single or multi-party conference calls and turn any location into a conference room.

"We are delighted to be collaborating with HTC, which is a highly respected smart phone provider, and we look forward to a successful partnership with them. The HTC smart phones are already hugely popular in the region, and by coupling all the benefits of du's excellent value Smart Business Plan with these cutting edge handsets, we are able to provide our business customers with one of the most unique and competitive business mobile offerings in the market," commented Farid Faraidooni, Chief Commercial Officer, du.

Other features of the Touch Pro2 include HTC's latest TouchFLO 3D interface, Push Internet technology, and HTC's people-centric communication approach that provides a single contact view that displays the individual conversation history of contacts regardless of whether voice, text or email were used.

The HTC HD2 on the other hand is the first Windows phone with HTC Sense, a customer experience focused on putting people at the centre by making their phones work in a more simple, natural and personal way. With its industry-leading, high-resolution, 4.3-inch capacitive touch display, the ultra thin HTC HD2 delivers more visible content in a sharper, brighter and richer way.

As a new Windows phone, the HTC HD2 showcases the powerful messaging, browsing and productivity capabilities delivered by Windows Mobile® 6.5. Offering a best-in-class email experience complete with the ability to synchronise with Microsoft Exchange, users will have the ability to check and manage multiple email accounts. Microsoft's new My Phone service enables users to automatically back up and sync photos, music, contacts and text messages for free from the HD2 to the web. 

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