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Orange offers lucky mobile phone numbers to customers

Special numbers offered comes with "6088" prefix
exclusive to new purchases of Motorola WAP phones

HONG KONG, August 16, 2000 - Orange today announced an exclusive offer to all existing and new customers. Customers who purchase any Motorola WAP phone can now choose a lucky mobile phone number with the "6088" prefix. Meanwhile, Orange also announced the introduction of Motorola's latest WAP phone, the Motorola P7689 handset. By purchasing Motorola WAP handsets, customers can enjoy Orangeworld wireless internet service anywhere, anytime.

First to Choose the "6088" Prefix

By purchasing the new Motorola P7689 handset or other WAP-enabled models - the V8088, A6188 and L2000i, customers can choose a lucky mobile phone number with the "6088" prefix, plus enjoying the broadest service on Orangeworld. The special promotion will also include a 12-month interest-free instalment plan, and an additional $200 rebate for autopay customers.

Travel to Europe, Asia, US & Canada with one handset - Motorola P7689

Subscribers can purchase the Motorola P7689 handset for as low as HK$ 1,880 (please refer to the attached table). With tri-band mode (GSM900/1800/1900), Orangeworld users on-the-go can travel around the world - including Europe, Asia, US and Canada, without the hassle of changing their handset in different countries. The Motorola P7689 is available in four stylish colours - gold, metallic silver, light blue and dark grey, and comes with a vivid blue display.

Enjoy the richest content on Orangeworld with WAP handset

Customers can browse the richest content and enjoy the broadest service on Orangeworld with any Motorola WAP handset. By teaming up with some 110 content providers to offer nearly 270 sites, Orangeworld delivers the strongest on-line content and easiest-to-use wirefree internet service to mobile users in Hong Kong. The broad content coverage meets users' every need, whether it be related to work, investment and finance, current affairs, entertainment and m-commerce, or in respect of travel, information technology and learning.

For more information, please contact Orange Sales Hotline at 2807 9800.

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Media enquiries:
Frances Ng
Public Relations Department
Hutchison Telecom
Tel: 2128 6739       Fax: 2123 1257
Email: francesng@hthk.com


Price List for the Latest Motorola WAP Handsets


* Subscribers need to prepay $300. The prepayment will be credited to subscriber's account by several instalments.

** Subscribers need to prepay the first month service fee.

# Subscribers need to use autopay service and they can enjoy an additional $200 rebate if their bills are settled by autopay.

+ Subscribers who bring their own number to Orange can enjoy a $300 MNP rebate, plus an additional $200 rebate if their bills are settled by autopay.

Motorola P7689

Weight : 100g

Colour : light blue, silver, grey, and gold

  • Tri-band operation mode (GSM900/1800/1900) handset - able to access Orange dual band network and lets you travel around the world, including Europe, US and Canada, without changing your handset

  • Support Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) technology for direct access to the Orangeworld wirefree internet service

  • Scheduled call divert function to activate or disable the "Unconditional Call Forward" service at a preset time, freeing you from the hassle of diverting calls every time

  • Quick access voice tags and voice dialing functions

  • Built-in answering machine

  • Infra-red link for cordless communication between PC with infra-red port

  • Chinese character input for editing and sending Chinese short message, as well as storing Chinese names in handset Phone Book

  • 3 types of built-in games