NII Holdings And Motorola Mobility Introduce The ATRIX™ HD, The First Device
To Feature PRIP®, Nextel's New Push-to-Talk Experience
Nextel Mexico is the first market to launch the next phase in Push-to-Talk
RESTON, Va. and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 10, 2013
RESTON, Va.and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --NII
Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ: NIHD], a provider of differentiated mobile
communications services under the Nextel brand in Latin America, and Motorola
Mobility, today announced the launch of the Motorola ATRIX^™ HD, the most
advanced handset in the companies' joint portfolio, as well as the launch of
PRIP^®, Nextel's advanced Push-To-Talk (PTT) solution.
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Nextel Mexico is the first market to launch the PRIP service, which offers
instantaneous high performance communication for PTT users. PRIP, which was
designed by Motorola, uses a software-based solution that is integrated with
Nextel's wireless networkand is accessed via an icon on the handset. The
solution is preloaded with the Motorola ATRIX HD handset, and allows Nextel
Mexico customers to connect with other PTT users via Nextel Mexico's next
generation network, Wi-Fi or while roaming, anytime and in any place in the
U.S. and around the world.
"We are excited to launch the Motorola ATRIX HD handset and PRIP, the next
step in the evolution of PTT communication, because it enables us to offer our
Mexico customers a seamless, high performance PTT experience paired with a
wide range of unique new capabilities and features," said Bob Ewald, vice
president of product management of NII Holdings. "This not only represents a
major milestone in our partnership with Motorola Mobility but also provides
our customers with an innovative and efficient communication tool on a high
tier handset with the Android Jelly Bean operating system," he added.
"PRIP breaks the barriers of communications, and it is exclusively preloaded
with the Motorola ATRIX HD, the perfect solution for the perfect handset,"
said Greg Page, vice president and general manager, iDEN, Motorola Mobility.
"Staying in touch with your contacts has never been so easy, quick and
instantaneous. No matter how far away you are, you can stay close to your
contacts with just with one touch anytime, anywhere."
The PRIP solution will interoperate with Nextel's other PTT services and will
have the same International Direct Connect^SM connections. PRIP gives
customers access to the same international community they enjoy today.
"The best part of this solution is that users can connect instantly and
quickly with anyone across the world, and it is ready to use as soon as users
turn on their Motorola ATRIX HD handset," added Mr. Page.
For further information on the new PRIP by MOTOTALK™, we invite you to visit
Nextel Mexico at www.nextel.com.mx and www.prensanextel.com.mx.
About NII Holdings, Inc.
NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in Reston, Va., is a
provider of differentiated mobile communication services for businesses and
high value consumers in Latin America. NII, operating under the Nextel brand
in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, offers fully integrated wireless
communications tools with digital cellular voice services, data services,
wireless Internet access and Nextel Direct Connect^® and International Direct
Connect^SM, a digital two-way radio. NII is a Fortune 500 and Barron's 500
company, and has also been named one of the best places to work among
multinationals in Latin America by the Great Place to Work^® Institute. The
company trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD. Visit the company's
website at www.nii.com.
Nextel, the Nextel logo and Nextel Direct Connect and International Direct
Connect are trademarks and/or service marks of Nextel Communications, Inc.,
and are used by NII's subsidiaries under license in Latin America.
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About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, owned by Google, fuses innovative technology with human
insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people's
lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and
tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and
management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more
information, visit motorola.com/mobility.
MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered trademarks of Motorola
Trademark Holdings, LLC. Android, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, and Google+
are trademarks of Google, Inc. Kevlar is a registered trademark of DuPont used
under license. Corning and Gorilla are registered trademarks of Corning
Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective
owners. © 2012 Motorola Mobility, Inc. All rights reserved.
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