ALCATEL Mobile Phones To Embed

Mobile-XL’s™ XLBrowser™

LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2010 – Mobile-XL™, a mobile technology company, today announced a partnership with TCT Mobile, a top mobile handset manufacturer worldwide, to expand access to global and local content to mobile subscribers in emerging markets. In an alliance covering multiple regions, TCT Mobile will embed Mobile-XL’s™ revolutionary XL/Browser/ in a series of its ALCATEL handsets starting this month.

Commenting on the partnership, Sandra Bozon, TCT Mobile’s head of sales for Africa, said, "Embedding the XL/Browser /in our handsets made perfect sense for us. It’s a very innovative service platform that makes a difference for mobile users in emerging markets and clearly has the potential of bridging the information gap. We view it as an opportunity for TCT Mobile to bring mobile value-added services to our customers, especially in the entry level segment. Given TCT Mobile’s commitment and current success with end-users in emerging markets, we are excited about the long-term potential of this partnership.”

Added Francis Nebot, Mobile-XL’s™ VP of OEM Relations, "We are pleased to enter into a partnership with TCT Mobile. TCT Mobile’s team immediately recognized the benefits of utilizing SMS to provide simple and affordable access to information to its end-users. Further, the opportunity to make an impact on real lives in underserved markets was a compelling factor in the team’s decision to move forward. This partnership will complement our relationships with mobile operators and we look forward to its growth."

The XL/Browser /is a revolutionary mobile phone application that utilizes SMS to provide instant access to global and local information to anyone, anywhere, using almost any mobile phone. The XL/Browser’s /intuitive interface allows a user to easily select and instantly receive up-to-the-minute information, news, sports, finance, entertainment, games, music and much more – all with minimal effort and instant results. The /XLBrowser /is a passport that opens up a world of information, both local and global, and is particularly valuable for users in areas with limited, unreliable, or expensive internet or WAP technologies.**

About ALCATEL Mobile Phones by TCT Mobile: ALCATEL mobile phones are managed by TCT Mobile, who is part of TCL Communication listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE: 2618). TCT Mobile will further build on the objective of becoming a leading mobile phone manufacturer, offering the best alternative and multi-solutions for mobile phone users and operators. A focus will be placed on four areas of business: GSM, CDMA, Data Cards and the Brand Design Lab. As an innovative mobile phone design house, TCT Mobile’s mission is to provide the latest mobile designs and create the most enjoyable user experience for customers all over the world, as well as offering the best value for money. With the two distinctive brands of ALCATEL mobile phones and TCL, TCT Mobile is set to revolutionize the next generation of mobile phones with eye-catching, unique designs at competitive prices. For more information, visit www.alcatel-mobilephones.com

About Mobile-XL™: Mobile-XL™ is a California-based technology company focused on building value added services to mobile users worldwide. Mobile-XL’s™ mission is to connect families, friends, communities and businesses by harnessing ubiquitous SMS technology. Mobile-XL™ products are revolutionary in offering connectivity and informational tools to areas with limited or expensive internet access. Mobile-XL™ allows mobile phone users to text message, chat, and access internet-based information from virtually anywhere. The company has a solid team of IT specialists including developers; computer science professionals; and network and systems engineers, most of which have come from developing countries. For more information, please visit www.mobile-xl.com


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