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    T-Mobile International selects Visto for mobile push email


    Visto, the provider of mobile email, today announced that T-Mobile International has selected Visto Mobile to power T-Mobile's Mobile E-Mail Pro push email service.

    "After a thorough evaluation of push email messaging platforms, T-Mobile selected Visto on the basis of its technology leadership as well as time-to-market advantages. Due to increasing demand from within our fast growing subscriber base, we are aggressively expanding our push-based mobile email offering," said Joachim Horn, chief technology officer of T-Mobile International.  "We recognize that more and more consumers and business customers would like the convenience and added responsiveness that mobile email can bring to their day. With the new Visto-powered service, we offer, easy-to-use, solution for mass market adoption."

    Mobile E-Mail Pro from T-Mobile is available in Germany and is expected to roll out across Europe over the next 18 months. It will provide instant access to all types of Internet accounts as well as Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes email accounts from a broad range of consumer and business mobile devices including Symbian Series 40/60, UIQ, Windows Mobile 5/6 and Java enabled phones. In addition, users will be able to maintain and access an up-to-date calendar and contacts list centrally, via an online secure portal.

    "Our selection by T-Mobile is again validation that Visto is providing the world's best technology to bring consumer and business email to any device, said Brian A. Bogosian, chairman, president and CEO of Visto."

    "T-Mobile has a long history of quality of service and innovation," added Frederic Aries, senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) for Visto. "With more than 100 million subscribers on its network, T-Mobile is renowned for having one of the fastest growth rates for data products and services. T-Mobile's choice of Visto is a major milestone in our development in Europe and will significantly contribute to the rapid expansion of the mobile email market for all individuals.