Additional Surprises Coming From Helio
Feb 1, 2006, 1:03 PM by (staff)
Helio has asked Samsung for a handset that is to be available a few months after the MVNO launches. Samsung has not announced what model they will offer, but that it is based on design and features that have proved successful in the US, indicating it will be based on a currently available handset. The first two handsets for Helio's launch, which is expected in March or April, were earlier revealed as the Pantech Hero and the VK 650c. An SK Telecom official recently said that these models will differ from their Korean counterparts by including Wi-Fi radios. This could be an indication Helio will take advantage of Earthlink's large hotspot network either for high-speed data or UMA.
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