OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embarq
Corporation (NYSE: EQ) announced today that EMBARQ(TM) Wireless Press &
Talk(SM), a walkie-talkie style communication option featured on the Sanyo
2400 wireless phone, is available now to its customers.
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EMBARQ(TM) Wireless Press & Talk(SM) allows users to operate their
wireless phone as a walkie-talkie-like device with the push of a button,
without using valuable voice anytime minutes. For a low monthly additional
fee of $5.95 to a wireless service plan, customers can use the unlimited
walkie- talkie feature to communicate with up to five other EMBARQ(TM)
Wireless Press & Talk(SM) subscribers while on the wireless network. The
same phone number is used for EMBARQ(TM) Wireless Press & Talk(SM) and
wireless voice calls.
"The Sanyo 2400 equipped with EMBARQ(TM) Wireless Press & Talk(SM), is
a great device for both mobile families and business professionals seeking
connection with the touch of one button," said Dennis Huber, senior vice-
president, Product Development, EMBARQ. "Offering our customers EMBARQ(TM)
Wireless Press & Talk(SM) gives them another, practical, way to reach
friends, family and business associates quickly and easily and save their
voice anytime minutes."
The Sanyo 2400 is a stylish and affordable wireless device priced at
$29.95 with purchase and activation of a new line of service on a two-year
agreement. In addition to EMBARQ(TM) Wireless Press & Talk(SM), the phone's
-- EMBARQ(TM) Wireless Internet
-- Parental Control
-- Built-In Speakerphone
-- Wireless Backup
-- Text Messaging
-- Voice Activated Dialing
-- Voice Memo
-- Built in Personal Tools and Planners
Another practical, common sense feature is parental control, which
allows parents to manage how and when the phone is used. At the same time,
this feature allows the user to add special numbers that are always
accessible, even when the phone is locked.
"EMBARQ(TM) Wireless Press & Talk(SM) also helps give parents peace-of-
mind by making it easy and affordable to keep in touch with their children,
while the parental control feature gives kids, especially teens, a safe
communications environment," said Huber.
EMBARQ(TM) Wireless has a 30-day satisfaction guarantee, which provides
a risk-free way to try its services.
For more information about the Sanyo 2400 with EMBARQ(TM) Wireless
Press & Talk(SM) and other wireless devices, customers may visit their
local EMBARQ store or visit the web at http://embarq.com .
Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas,
offers a complete suite of common sense communications services. The
company has approximately 20,000 employees and operates in 18 states.
EMBARQ, which is expected to rank among the Fortune 500, is included in the
For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that
includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed
Internet, wireless, and satellite TV from DISH Network(R) - all on one
For businesses, EMBARQ has a comprehensive range of flexible and
integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more
productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio
includes local voice and data services, long distance, Business Class DSL,
wireless, enhanced data network services, voice and data communication
equipment and managed network services.
EMBARQ believes that by focusing on the communities the company serves
and by employing common sense and practical ingenuity, it is able to
provide customers with a committed partner, dedicated customer service and
innovative products for work and home. For more information, visit
SOURCE Embarq Corporation