Cingular Launches Spanish Website; Spanish-Language Web Site for Wireless Consumers

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Cingular Wireless

    ATLANTA, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Cingular Wireless, the nation's
 second largest wireless carrier, announced the launch of a Spanish-language
 Web site which provides the same corporate and technological information to
 both its English- and Spanish-speaking customers.  The move capitalizes on
 Cingular's coverage in nine of the top ten Hispanic markets nationwide.
     By visiting the website at www.cingulardilo.com , consumers who prefer
 Spanish now have the option to access key information about Cingular Wireless
 in their language of choice.  The content of Cingular's Spanish-language
 website mirrors that of the company's English-language website,
 www.cingular.com , which links to the cingulardilo site. Information on the
 sites range from products and services, including pricing and current
 promotional information, to technological information such as how to send and
 receive a message from a Cingular wireless phone.  Customer service is also
 available in Spanish by calling 1-866-CINGULAR in markets where Cingular
 Wireless service is available.
     "Cingular's Spanish-language Web site demonstrates our commitment to the
 Hispanic communities in our markets and allows us to provide a completely
 integrated communications program to our consumers," said Carlton Hill,
 Cingular Executive Director of Internet Services.  "We want to ensure that our
 Hispanic customers have access to the same key information about Cingular
 Wireless in their language of choice."
     Approximately 48 percent of Hispanics in the U.S. have a mobile phone,
 which is equal to approximately 16 million people, according to Cheskin
 Research.
     Cingular recently launched "Mi Ventana Movil," the first Hispanic wireless
 Internet portal offered by a wireless carrier in the United States.
 Capitalizing on the increasing demand for Spanish-language Internet services
 in the United States, "Mi Ventana Movil" offers the same access in Spanish to
 on-demand personalized information as Cingular's "My Wireless Window" provides
 its English-speaking customers.  The wireless portal, accessible from a mobile
 phone or personal computer, includes calendar, shopping, e-mail, address book
 and instant messaging.
     Cingular plans to expand cingulardilo.com in the future and continue to
 add more information as well as services for its Spanish-speaking customers.
 About Cingular Wireless
     Cingular Wireless is the second largest wireless carrier in the U.S., and
 is dedicated to self-expression and customer-friendly service.  As a leader in
 mobile voice and data communications, Cingular, a joint venture between SBC
 Communications and BellSouth, currently serves more than 20 million customers
 nationwide.  Cingular offers customers advanced technologies in simple, cost-
 effective ways that permit them to tap the creative potential of wireless
 through their own self-expression. Details of the company are available at
 www.cingular.com .
 
 

SOURCE Cingular Wireless
    ATLANTA, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Cingular Wireless, the nation's
 second largest wireless carrier, announced the launch of a Spanish-language
 Web site which provides the same corporate and technological information to
 both its English- and Spanish-speaking customers.  The move capitalizes on
 Cingular's coverage in nine of the top ten Hispanic markets nationwide.
     By visiting the website at www.cingulardilo.com , consumers who prefer
 Spanish now have the option to access key information about Cingular Wireless
 in their language of choice.  The content of Cingular's Spanish-language
 website mirrors that of the company's English-language website,
 www.cingular.com , which links to the cingulardilo site. Information on the
 sites range from products and services, including pricing and current
 promotional information, to technological information such as how to send and
 receive a message from a Cingular wireless phone.  Customer service is also
 available in Spanish by calling 1-866-CINGULAR in markets where Cingular
 Wireless service is available.
     "Cingular's Spanish-language Web site demonstrates our commitment to the
 Hispanic communities in our markets and allows us to provide a completely
 integrated communications program to our consumers," said Carlton Hill,
 Cingular Executive Director of Internet Services.  "We want to ensure that our
 Hispanic customers have access to the same key information about Cingular
 Wireless in their language of choice."
     Approximately 48 percent of Hispanics in the U.S. have a mobile phone,
 which is equal to approximately 16 million people, according to Cheskin
 Research.
     Cingular recently launched "Mi Ventana Movil," the first Hispanic wireless
 Internet portal offered by a wireless carrier in the United States.
 Capitalizing on the increasing demand for Spanish-language Internet services
 in the United States, "Mi Ventana Movil" offers the same access in Spanish to
 on-demand personalized information as Cingular's "My Wireless Window" provides
 its English-speaking customers.  The wireless portal, accessible from a mobile
 phone or personal computer, includes calendar, shopping, e-mail, address book
 and instant messaging.
     Cingular plans to expand cingulardilo.com in the future and continue to
 add more information as well as services for its Spanish-speaking customers.
 About Cingular Wireless
     Cingular Wireless is the second largest wireless carrier in the U.S., and
 is dedicated to self-expression and customer-friendly service.  As a leader in
 mobile voice and data communications, Cingular, a joint venture between SBC
 Communications and BellSouth, currently serves more than 20 million customers
 nationwide.  Cingular offers customers advanced technologies in simple, cost-
 effective ways that permit them to tap the creative potential of wireless
 through their own self-expression. Details of the company are available at
 www.cingular.com .
 
 SOURCE  Cingular Wireless

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