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Palm Treo 700wx Windows Mobile to be available through Telecom New Zealand

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 10-Oct-2006 16:48

I just got an invitation to attend a media event where Palm, Telecom New Zealand and Microsoft will demonstrate a new Windows Mobile Palm Treo connected to the Telecom New Zealand CDMA EVDO network.

I am pretty sure this will be the first Palm Treo CDMA EVDO being released outside the U.S. where it is available now as Treo 700w (Verizon Wireless) and Pam Treo 700wx (Sprint).

Knowing of the close relationship between Telecom New Zealand and Sprint, I'd guess the version being released here is either the Palm Treo 700wx (pictured below) or a similar one.

Palm Treo 700wx
The introduction will happen Thursday 19 October 2006, in Auckland. Bummer - I am not going there for this release (no, we are not swimming in Air New Zealand tickets here):

- receive a hands on demonstration of the first Windows Treo in New Zealand and see what it has to offer users
- understand how Palm has further developed the Palm user experience on Windows mobile operating system and combined with ready access to Microsoft’s world-class email solutions
- find out how Palm’s latest Treo lets users take advantage of Telecom’s high speed, EV-DO Mobile Broadband network to get them faster access to email, desktop and server information.


Note that this will be an introduction to the media. There's no word yet of availability dates. But one thing is for sure: people have been reporting in the Geekzone forums that Telecom New Zealand has pulled out the webpages for the Palm Treo 650...





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