Alltel Wireless Debuts Two Bold Choices, Moto Q 9c and Moto Q 9c Lime

Full QWERTY Smartphone Helps Consumers Stay Connected and Stylish

Mar 31, 2008, 01:00 ET from Motorola, Inc.

    LAS VEGAS, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alltel Wireless,
 America's largest network, and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:   MOT) today announced
 that Motorola's leading smartphone will be available in two color options,
 MOTO QTM 9c in licorice and MOTO QTM 9c lime at Alltel retail stores and
 online at, expected this summer. MOTO Q 9c and
 MOTO Q 9c lime provide on-the-go consumers with the tools and applications
 needed to keep up with their fast-paced professional and personal lives.
     "MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime are great additions to Alltel's portfolio
 of handsets," said Brian Ullem, vice president of device strategy for
 Alltel Wireless. "This new generation Motorola smartphone provides
 customers with a powerful platform and a large suite of applications
 allowing convenience and productivity."
     The smartphones offer innovative features wrapped in a sleek design and
 Alltel Wireless customers can choose their color preference, MOTO Q 9c in
 licorice with a silver sail band or MOTO Q 9c lime edged in tin silver. The
 QWERTY keyboard has been precisely engineered for fast and accurate typing
 and provides the ideal experience for frequent messaging(1). The large 2.4
 inch color display is perfect for viewing pictures or videos, including
 those captured via the device's 1.3 megapixel camera with flash and fixed
 focus. In addition to the 128MB of on-board memory, MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c
 lime are future-proofed and will support up to 32GB of external memory when
 larger capacity cards become available, providing plenty of room to store
 photos and other multimedia.
     The home screens on MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime provide direct access
 to favorites, such as Internet Explorer(R) and messaging, essential for
 customers looking to send and receive up-to-date information in an
 ever-changing world(1). Easy configuration of virtually any email account
 keeps users connected to both work and personal email accounts in real-time
 so they never miss a beat(1). Customized enhancements, including Picture
 Caller ID(1), options for the home screen, start menu and sounds, make MOTO
 Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime easy to personalize and fun to use.
     "MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime represent a seamless union of design and
 a high-performance wireless device for the on-the-go, mobile multi-tasker,"
 said Juergen Stark, corporate vice president of Productivity, Mobile
 Devices, Motorola, Inc. "Now, Alltel Wireless customers have the option of
 selecting a MOTO Q smartphone that not only fits their lifestyle needs, but
 their personality as well."
     MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime give consumers the freedom to read, edit
 and create Microsoft(R) Office documents while away from the desktop,
 including Word, Excel(R) and Power Point(R), via the powerful Documents To
 Go(R) application. Windows Mobile(R) 6 software offers a rich and familiar
 experience that helps consumers manage their life by staying connected to
 their contacts, information and entertainment.
     Alltel Wireless will offer MOTO Q 9c and MOTO Q 9c lime for $99.99
 after a $100.00 mail-in rebate. This discounted price is available to new
 customers who sign up for a two-year service agreement and to existing
 eligible customers on qualifying rate plans. Customers can select one of
 the Alltel Wireless Smart Choice packs that include national voice minutes,
 unlimited Internet and email, and "My Circle." Smart Choice packs begin at
     About Alltel Wireless
     Alltel is owner and operator of the nation's largest wireless network
 and has more than 12 million wireless customers. For more information,
 please visit
     About Motorola
     Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications.
 The company develops technologies, products and services that make mobile
 experiences possible. Our portfolio includes communications infrastructure,
 enterprise mobility solutions, digital set-tops, cable modems, mobile
 devices and Bluetooth accessories. Motorola is committed to delivering next
 generation communication solutions to people, businesses and governments. A
 Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of
 US $36.6 billion in 2007. For more information about our company, our
 people and our innovations, please visit
     Certain mobile phone features may not be available throughout the
 entire network or their functionality may be limited. All features,
 functionality and other product specifications are subject to change
 without notice or obligation.
     (1) Network dependent feature, not available in all areas. Airtime,
 data charges, and/or additional charges may apply. Wireless email
 functionality requires an email account with wireless server capabilities.
     MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent &
 Trademark Office. Internet Explorer, Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, and
 Windows Mobile are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the
 United States. All other product or service names are the property of their
 respective owners. (C) Motorola, Inc. 2008. All rights reserved.

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