ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Appoints Former Samsung Product Lead as New Senior Vice President of North America

  ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Appoints Former Samsung Product Lead as New Senior Vice
                          President of North America

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ALCATEL ONE TOUCH, a brand owned
by TCL Communication and one of the fastest growing of the world's top ten
mobile phone manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Steve Cistulli,
a 20-year product development veteran in the technology and telecom sectors,
as the company's new Senior Vice President of North America, effective
immediately.

"Earlier this year we announced the best line up of ALCATEL ONE TOUCH
smartphones and devices to date for the U.S. market," said Nicolas Zibell,
President, Americas & Pacific for ALCATEL ONE TOUCH. "Steve's experience
helping Samsung evolve from feature phone manufacturer to the most successful
global Android brand will be a great benefit as we make a similar transition
this year."

"For the past few years I've kept a close eye on ALCATEL ONE TOUCH as part of
the competitive landscape, specifically the way they've evolved their product
offerings to simplify the user experience and provide the US market with
innovative handset options," Steve Cistulli said. "You'll see that same focus
on simplicity and consumer choice as we launch more and more smartphones and
other connected devices."

While at Samsung, Steve Cistulli managed the transition and successful
delivery of groundbreaking categories such as the Samsung Galaxy Note, first
to be offered on US networks, the Samsung lineup of Android Tablets, and the
first connected Galaxy Camera.

Steve Cistulli will report to Nicolas Zibell and will be responsible for the
company's sales, marketing and product portfolio for the United States and
Canada.

About ALCATEL ONE TOUCH
The ALCATEL ONE TOUCH brand is owned by TCL Communication, an international
multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets globally a growing
range of mobile and Internet devices. One of the fastest growing of the
world's top ten mobile phone manufacturers, TCL Communication makes access to
mobile technology simple, designing their products around individual's
lifestyles, enabling the end users to do more. TCL Communication is a public
company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2618.HK) and part of TCL
Corporation one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world.
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Media Contacts

Virginia Strickland
ALCATEL ONE TOUCH
949.892.2975
virgina.strickland@alcatelonetouch.com

Ashley Colette
Porter Novelli
206.770.7088
310.776.0322
ashley.colette@porternovelli.com

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