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11/24/2010

Start Your Holidays Off With a Wink

LG Electronics Canada teams up with Mobilicity to launch its latest mobile device, the LG Wink.

 

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CONTACT:
Maria de Romana
High Road Communications
maria.deromana@highroad.com
416-644-1720

 

 

Start Your Holidays Off With a Wink

LG Electronics Canada teams up with Mobilicity to launch its latest mobile device, the LG Wink

 

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO—(November 24, 2010) LG Electronics Canada today announced the launch of the LG Wink available exclusively through Mobilicity. This stylish, slider phone is the first LG phone that the unlimited wireless operator will carry. Just in time for the holiday season, the LG Wink is the perfect gift for teens and tweens looking for a simple but innovative 3G handset.

 

“The LG Wink is an elegantly designed and reliable mobile device,” said Colin Bettam, Vice-President of Marketing, LG Electronics Canada. “It’s also a very important handset for us at LG Electronics Canada because it marks the first handset that we are launching with Mobilicity. We look forward to a longstanding relationship with this carrier.”

 

Perfect as a stocking stuffer, the LG Wink offers quick, easy internet browsing and is packed with features like “Clear Voice,” expandable memory, 3G service, 1.3 MP camera, video recording and music player and more.

 

“We are delighted to be working with LG Electronics Canada to enhance our growing line-up of name-brand handsets,” said Mobilicity’s Chief Operating Officer, Stewart Lyons. “The LG Wink is sure to be a favourite among many of our customers who are looking for value and performance in a quality talk-and- text device.”

Key features include:

 

  • 2.0” screen with a stylish slider design
  • Internet and MMS (3G)
  • MP3 music player
  • Camera with digital zoom
  • Bluetooth
  • Alarm, scheduler, calculator, address book

 

The LG Wink will be available for $99.99 at Mobilicity. For more information visit www.LG.com.

 

About LG Electronics, Inc.

 

The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 82,000 employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $40 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please visit www.LG.com.  

 

About Mobilicity (DAVE Wireless)

Mobilicity, Canada’s UNLIMITED 3.5G mobile operator, provides nationwide coverage with unlimited zones to make wireless communications more affordable and easier to use. Mobilicity’s pay-in-advance unlimited talk, text and data plans ensure 100 percent bill certainty – without contracts, credit checks or hidden charges. Formerly known as Data & Audio Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE Wireless), the company is led by Obelysk, a diversified Canadian holding company, and Quadrangle Capital Partners, a global investor in the telecommunications and media sectors with more than $3 billion of capital under management. Earlier this year, Mobilicity was named one of Canada’s Top 25 Up and Coming Information & Communication Technology start-ups by the Branham Group Inc. Further information about Mobilicity can be found at www.mobilicity.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

 

Maria De Romana, High Road Communications
Tel: (416) 644-1720
Email: maria.deromana@highroad.com

 

 

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